Veteran Baltimore congressman and Trump era protagonist Elijah Cummings dies at 68

WASHINGTON – Rep. Elijah Cummings, a veteran Democratic congressman who represented Baltimore and served as a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, died Thursday due to “long-standing health problems,” his office said. He was 68. Cummings…

Baltimore neighborhood recovery continues three years after the death of Freddie Gray

Dwayne Weaver has owned Keystone pharmacy in West Baltimore for 32 years. He says the aftermath of the destruction that followed the death of Freddie Gray three years ago left his store 95 percent empty. While Weaver and his pharmacy are back in business again serving the community, he says he’s not sure whether the city is safer, despite crime being reported down 33 percent from this time last year.

Bill mandates Baltimore police report surveillance tactics

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland House Judiciary Committee heard arguments for and against a bill that would require the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to notify the city council, mayor and delegation about the development of new tactics and use…

10 times @realDonaldTrump tweeted about Maryland

Before Trump officially announced his presidential bid, he was already targeting Maryland (and Maryland politicians) through his headline-grabbing tweets.

Baltimore and DOJ reach agreement on consent decree

BALTIMORE — Mayor Catherine Pugh and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a consent decree between the City of Baltimore and the Department of Justice. The agreement is intended to address the problems within the police department outlined in a…

Urban Maryland voters hand state to Clinton

BALTIMORE – As Hillary Clinton on Tuesday struggled to keep a path to the Oval Office through other states, voters in Maryland’s urban areas handed the state’s 10 electoral votes to a Democratic candidate for the seventh straight presidential election.…

Baltimore State’s Attorney seeks changes for investigations into police misconduct

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced sweeping reforms for the way police are prosecuted for misconduct, but she didn’t fill in some organizations who are supposed to be collaborating.

Freddie Gray’s Death, Ensuing Unrest, Spark Legislative Agenda

Gray’s death and the civil unrest that followed brought a spotlight to issues that Baltimore has faced for years.

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

With one of the richest counties in the country and one of the poorest cities, Marylanders stand to be affected by presidential candidates’ plans for minimum wages, funding, and economic opportunities.

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