Top Baltimore news: Man killed his father, tried to hide body in basement; city's population drops

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Baltimore.

Baltimore sees biggest population loss in single year since 2001, census estimates show

Baltimore lost 7,346 people, or 1.2% of its population, during the 12 months that ended July 1, 2018, according to census figures released Thursday. The decline puts Baltimore’s estimated population as of July 1, 2018 at 602,495.

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Baltimore paying total of more than $685,000 in salary for Mayor Pugh and her six staffers on leave

Democratic Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore is on paid leave, as are some of her highest-ranking and closest associates. Overall, their annual salaries add up to at least $622,000.

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Police: Baltimore man killed his father, tried to hide his body in the basement of Belvedere home

Ruben Jackson Jr., 27, of Baltimore, is charged with killing his father, Ruben Jackson Sr., and then hiding his body under a blanket Sunday in the basement of his home.

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Man shot multiple times near Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore police say

A man was shot in the neck, torso and leg near the Royal Farms Arena in Downtown Baltimore early Thursday morning.

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Ravens WR calls Baltimore Police ‘trash’

It goes without saying that there’s been a divide between outspoken NFL players and law enforcement around the United States in recent years. 

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