Author Archives: Blair Adams

  • Baltimore Singer Spreads Goodwill Globally With Music

    With her soulful sultry voice, Lea Gilmore is a gospel, blues and jazz singer that is admired by many. For the past decade, the Baltimore native toured the country educating students about music. On June 1, she sang and recorded a CD at the Eubie Blake Center in front of a packed house. ...

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  • Mentoring Program Targets African American Males

    For 17 years, Cameron Miles has been leading the Mentoring Male Teens in the Hood program in Baltimore to target troubled males. Miles, who grew up West Baltimore, started the program after he saw an alarming number of young African-American men headed in the wrong direction. “The ...

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  • Laurel Man Charged with Killing Wife, Stepdaughter

    A 59-year-old Laurel man was charged with killing his wife and stepdaughter and trying to shoot his son May 13, Prince Georges County police said. Ronnie Lee Rainey was arrested by police at his home in the 16100 block of Malcolm Drive, in Laurel after police responded to a 9-1-1 call from a ...

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  • Southeast D.C. Crime Roundup

    April 7–1100 Eaton Road–A Southeast Washington dirt bike rider was pushed from his dirt bike, robbed of his bike, and later shot by one of two assailants on April 7, in the 1100 block of Eaton Road, D.C. police said. The youth, who was not identified because he is a minor, was ...

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  • Baltimore City Fire Chief Kevin Cartwright Retires

    Baltimore City Fire Chief Kevin Cartwright, who for a decade was the connection between the department and the public, has moved on. He departed April 1, exchanging his uniform for a suit, tie and private sector job. As the spokesman for the fire department since 2002, Cartwright was a common ...

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  • 6 Year-Old Writer Needs 100 Hands

    Lauryn Marie Burks gives new meaning to the word precocious. She is energetic, expressive and outgoing. She is also a 6 year-old, first-time author. And, as her parents Rob and Kim Burks found out, when their kindergartner, who attends Mason Early Childhood Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, has ...

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