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.

Students talk school safety, gun control with Senator Ben Cardin

Students at the Seed School, a public boarding school in Baltimore, come from around the state. But despite the safe environment at their school, they are more than aware of the dangers around them. On Thursday, they had the opportunity to take their concerns and suggestions directly to Maryland’s senior U.S. Senator Ben Cardin.

Baltimore City police use swimming to bridge gap with youth

Baltimore has had a difficult time in recent years with a growing violent crime problem and turmoil in the police department. But there are still ongoing efforts to build relationships within the community in the hopes of turning things around. One such program takes aim at some of the city’s youngest residents. That program has kids and officers taking to the water together.

French Violence Poses Conundrum to Local Travelers

After the weekend’s violence in Paris, local students and travelers were faced with a tough decision on whether or not to travel to France or not.

Increase in Number of Domestic Violence Crimes Reported in Maryland in 2013

Recent changes in Maryland Law led to a more expansive definition of domestic violence crimes. Prior to 2013, only cases between husband, wife, or cohabitant were reported.

Van Hollen: Nation Must Adopt Maryland’s Gun Laws to Lower Homicides

Lawmakers want other states to emulate Maryland’s gun laws

For P.G. Bars, New Law Means More Security

County officials hope the new restrictions will help prevent fights outside bars and nightclubs like the ones that led to the closings of the Thirsty Turtle in College Park and Music, Sports & Games in Capitol Heights.

$100,000 Allocated to Combat Gang Violence In Prince George’s

The state of Maryland and the United Way of the National Capital Area are each contributing $50,000 to an anti-gang initiative called “Way to P.E.A.C.E (prevention, education, awareness, connection, and empowerment).”