University Of Maryland And Flying Dog Brewery Partner To Study Maryland-Grown Hops

Most of the hops utilized in American-made craft beers originate from the Pacific Northwest Region. These flowers provide the craft beers with aroma, stability and flavor unique to each brand.

Scientists at the University of Maryland question whether Maryland could be a fertile region for hops, which is why they have partnered with the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick.

The institute’s Agriculture and Natural Resources department and brewery will conduct a clinical trial that will focus on hops grown in Maryland.

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Sascha’s 527 Café Will Shutter Its Doors For The Last Time Next Week

Sascha’s 527 Café announces plans to close at the end of the service on August 4.

After selling her catering business to Mallory Staley, Sascha Wolhandler put the building at 527 North Charles Street on the market. Sascha’s Catering operated out of the building, along with The Elephant, in which Mallory Staley is a partner.

She said the decision to close the café and sell the building was made in the last year. The name of the buyer was not revealed, but the building is under contract.

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Baltimore Police Announce Arrest Of Man For The Death Of A 59-Year-Old Killed In Vacant House Fire

Baltimore police announce the arrest of a suspect in a June 4 house fire that killed a 59-year-old man. The man was living in the vacant house when it was set on fire on fire.

When firefighters arrived to the 319 West 27th Street to put out a house, they discovered an unconscious man, who was later identified as Daniel Brewer. The man was transported to an area hospital, where he later pronounced dead.

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Man Injured In Shooting In Lock Raven, Shooting Victim Identified

A man found shot in Northeast Baltimore has prompted an investigation by the Baltimore Police Department.

Around 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, a man arrived at a local hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to his shoulder and wrist, police said. The victim told police he was in the 1700 block of Sherwood Avenue in Loch Raven, when an unidentified suspect started firing shots at him.

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Man Assaulted In Federal Hill Fight On Saturday Has Died

Baltimore police said one of the men involved in a fight in Federal Hill on Saturday has died.

The man has been identified as Edralin Montebon, 34, of Baltimore.

Police said Montebon got into a physical altercation with acquaintances. The incident took place around 1:10 a.m. Saturday in the first block of East Cross Street. Police officers found the man unconscious and he was taken to a local hospital.

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After Week Long Trial, Angel Fury Is Found Guilty Of Killing U.S. Navy Veteran Picked Up At Penn Station

In January 2016, Edward Yesaitis Jr. was escorted off a train at Penn Station for being drunk and “disorderly.” Little did he know, his life would take a drastic turn that would lead to his death.

Yesaitis, a U.S. Navy veteran, was headed for Charleston, South Carolina when his drunken state prompted Amtrak officials to remove him from the train. Flat broke, Angel Fury and Christopher Wilkins met Yesaitis at Penn Station, where they had planned to sleep until their train departed to North Carolina. The three ended up booking a room at the Deluxe Plaza Motel on Pulaski Highway and partying on drugs and booze purchased by Yesaitis.

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Germantown MD Man Found Guilty In Slaying Of Transgender Woman

Nearly two years ago, 22-year-old Rico LeBlond of Germantown gunned down 21-year-old Zella Ziona near a Maryland shopping mall. Now, that suspect has been found guilty of first-degree murder for the slaying. Detectives working on the case confirmed that the suspect and victim knew each other for years.

Just months before the shooting, Ziona had made the transition from male to female. Before becoming Zella Ziona, the victim was known as DeAndre Smith. Authorities confirmed that Ziona was shot while in a service alley located near the rear of a Montgomery Village shopping center. The medical examiner went on to confirm that the victim died of multiple gunshot wounds.

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New Boston University Study Reveals Strong Connection Between Football And CTE

A new study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare System reveals a connection between former football players’ brains and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

The research team examined 202 brains from former football players to determine if there was a link between CTE and football. The researchers noted that their methodology is not precise and is not aimed at predicting the future, but it does show a strong correlation between the two factors.

CTE is a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated blows to the head. The disease causes confusion, memory loss, impulse control problems, impaired judgment, anxiety, depression and suicidal ideations. As the disease progresses, the individual will begin to experience memory loss and dementia. The disease can only be diagnosed through autopsy after death.

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Baltimore Police Announce Arrests In Fatal Stabbing Of Man In Charles Village Apartment

Baltimore police arrested two men in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place in a Charles Village apartment on July 19.

Forty-two-year-old Eric Brown and 44-year-old Eric Dollson was charged with conspiracy to commit murder, armed robbery, first- and second-degree murder and first- and second-degree assault.

On July 19, police was called to the 100 block of West 25th Street, where 31-year-old Jose Gonzales-Jiminez’s decomposing body was found. Police said the victim was kneeling at the side of a bed at the time of his death.

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Police Investigating A Fatal Shooting In Baltimore, Pushing The Homicide Rate To 198

Baltimore police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in Northwest Baltimore on Tuesday.

About 12:57 p.m., officers received a report of a shooting in the 2900 block of Belmont Avenue. Upon arrival, the responding officers found a man who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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