While the controversy continues over Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s nearly one million dollar book scandal, local children’s book author Priscilla Cummings has been writing books for kids for over 30 years after her career as a journalist. Cummings says the road to publishing can be very bumpy.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will not be running, but nine other candidates have announced or filed to run for Baltimore mayor in 2016.
The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called a press conference Friday morning and made a formal announcement that she would not seek re-election and focus her attention on healing the city in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death.
He was known as Washington, D.C.’s “mayor for life,” but he was no stranger to controversy. Even as three days of memorial observances get underway, two brothers are working to honor the late Marion Barry with the renaming of a local street in his honor.