Good afternoon, Baltimore: Wednesday lunchtime lowdown


Anne Arundel County Police Chief Teare quits amid controversyEmbattled Anne Arundel County Police Chief James Teare Sr. will retire effective Aug.1, ending the continuing criminal investigation into the career law enforcement official by the Maryland State Prosecutor's Office.

Car stolen during Annapolis assault: One man's arrest on an Annapolis street became another's opportunity to steal his car.

Forestville man faces charges after naked runA Forestville man faces drug possession and indecent exposure charges, after police found him running naked on Crain Highway early Tuesday.

Baltimore-area home prices expected to gain 4.7 percent by year's end:  Real estate data firm Clear Capital predicts that the Baltimore metro area will see a boost in home prices of nearly 5 percent during the rest of the year.

Marathon training for beginnersThousands of people are starting to get their bodies ready for fall races like the Baltimore Marathon, and running coaches and doctors say a little planning and proper training will help people run, rather than hobble, across the finish line.


  • Coverage of a city Board of Estimates vote to reject a phone system contract with IBM.
  • An update on the drive for a voter referendum on Congressional redistricting.
  • Baltimore City fire officials are pressing for a new social media policy to protect what they say is sensitive information.
  • A closer look at Maryland School Assessment scores, including an lagging scores by students who have been suspended and rankings of the top five best-performing elementary and middle schools.
  • More details could become available on would-be Triple Crown winner I'll Have Another's injury that caused the horse to be withdrawn from the Belmont.