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Erica Fischman, left, widow of Capital editor Gerald Fischman, is comforted by her daughter, Uka Saran, center, and a relative, right, during the gravesite service for Fischman at Judean Memorial Gardens, in Olney, Md., Sunday, July 8, 2018. Gerald Fischman and four other staffers were killed June 28 when a gunman attacked the Annapolis newsroom. (Amy Davis /The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 7:03 pm
OLNEY, Md. (AP) — A shy man who expressed his brilliant intellect through his editorials, Gerald Fischman wrote hundreds of thousands of words for the Capital Gazette before a gunman burst into the newsroom and killed him and four other co-workers. Capital Gazette editor Rick Hutzell wiped away...
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A view of the court where the trial of journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper on charges of aiding terror groups was held, in Istanbul, Friday, July 6, 2018. A court in Istanbul has convicted six journalists of terror-related charges, sentencing them to lengthy prison terms in a case that had heightened concerns over freedoms of expression and media. The court, however, on Friday acquitted five other journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper, which was close to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. Gulen denies involvement. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 06, 2018 - 9:13 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six journalists of terror-related charges Friday in a case that heightened concerns over the freedom of expression and media rights in Turkey. The staff members of a now-defunct newspaper received lengthy prison sentences. However, the court acquitted...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo released by the Anne Arundel Police, Jarrod Warren Ramos poses for a photo in Annapolis, Md. Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson says the letter arrived Thursday, July 5, at The Virginian-Pilot. He says the sender is Jarrod Ramos, who's accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis last week. Hudson said police gave the letter to the FBI. He declined to say whether it's addressed to anyone in particular. (Anne Arundel Police via AP, File)
July 05, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newsroom is believed to have mailed a letter on the day of the rampage to a Virginia journalist he harassed for years and unsuccessfully sued, police and the journalist said Thursday. The letter arrived Thursday at The...
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Rick Hutzell, right, the editor for Capital Gazette, is joined by staff members, from left, reporter Selene San Felice, and photojournalists Paul W. Gillespie and Joshua McKerrow, as he rings a bell during a moment of silence at 2:33 p.m., Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Annapolis, Md., for their five colleagues who were killed a week ago in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. (Brian Krista/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 1:21 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Newsrooms across the country paused Thursday to observe a moment of silence for five employees of a Maryland newspaper who were killed a week ago in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. The Capital Gazette staff paused somberly at 2:33 p.m. as editor...
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Current and former Capital Gazette staff members march in the Annapolis 4th of July parade in Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from the Capital Gazette, where five employees were shot to death, participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were greeted by supportive whistles, cheers and applause. Several staffers T-shirts reading "journalism matters," while others in the parade wore T-shirts that said, "press on." (Jay Reed/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 1:49 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death walked in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from The Capital participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were...
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July 03, 2018 - 3:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state has set aside $5 million for a trailblazing nonprofit group seeking to boost coverage of local news in New Jersey. Advocates see the pilot project as an important and innovative way to use public money to encourage more local news reporting following a sharp decline...
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ADDS THE NAME OF THE WOMAN, LEFT - Carl Hiaasen, center, brother of Rob Hiaasen, one of the journalists killed in the shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper offices, is consoled by his sisters Barb, left, and Judy during a memorial service, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 03, 2018 - 9:57 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man charged with slaying five people at a Maryland newspaper sent three letters on the day of the attack, police said, including one that said he was on his way to the Capital Gazette newsroom with the aim "of killing every person present." Sgt. Jacklyn Davis, a spokeswoman for...
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The flag of the United States flies at half-staff over the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, to honor the five people killed in the Annapolis, Md., shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 03, 2018 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags on federal property be flown at half-staff through sunset Tuesday to honor five people slain at a newspaper in Maryland's capital. The order comes after Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said Monday that Trump had declined his request to...
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ADDS THE NAME OF THE WOMAN, LEFT - Carl Hiaasen, center, brother of Rob Hiaasen, one of the journalists killed in the shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper offices, is consoled by his sisters Barb, left, and Judy during a memorial service, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 02, 2018 - 6:12 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Days after newspaper editor Rob Hiaasen and four colleagues were shot to death by a gunman in the Capital Gazette's newsroom, an overflow crowd gathered at a Maryland nature center on Monday evening to remember the man they loved in stories, poems, and songs. Hannah Hiaasen...
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July 02, 2018 - 3:33 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lengthy report into allegations of sexual abuse and related cover-ups within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic churches remained on hold Monday, as the state's highest court gave those who wanted to keep the grand jury report under wraps three days to weigh in. The state...
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