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.
After seven seasons with the Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper has taken his bat and moved on to the Philadelphia Phillies with the biggest contract in baseball history. But one D-C business is offering fans a way to turn in their Harper swag and help others along the way.
The site where the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond now sits links back in time to the days when African American slaves were freed after the Civil War. Students at a Calvert County High School helped in uncovering that piece of Baltimore’s past.
Roses, chocolates and cards are how we celebrate Valentine’s Day today, but that isn’t how it was celebrated in A.D. 269. Saint Valentine was known for bringing lovers together but was eventually martyred for it. February 14, the day of his death, is now what we know as Valentine’s Day.
Several county executives and the mayor of Baltimore joined together on Thursday to urge the legislature and Governor to support an effort to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15. Governor Larry Hogan says he’s open to the conversation but isn’t convinced it’s needed because of concerns of the impact it would have on some businesses.
Maryland Senate and House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled their legislative agenda for the 2019 General Assembly. Among their top priorities: increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour and raising the age to 21 in order to buy tobacco products.
For the first time since 1955 Maryland Larry Hogan on Wednesday became the first Republican to be sworn in for back-to-back terms as governor. Hogan called on state lawmakers to “repudiate the debilitating politics practiced….down the road in Washington where insults substitute for debate, recriminations for negotiation, and gridlock for compromise.” Hogan says he wants to keep reaching across the aisle and set and example for the rest of the nation.
BALTIMORE, Maryland — Over 90,000 children were removed from their homes in 2017 because at least one parent had a substance abuse issue. An ex-cocaine addict and single father, Michael Lewis tells the story of getting his children back.
BALTIMORE, Maryland— More than 430,000 children are living in the foster care system in the U.S. Jamaica Briley has been a foster mom for 15 years and her house is now home to three girls.
BALTIMORE, Maryland— From homelessness to substance abuse to violence to single-parent homes, many residents of Baltimore face unending challenges. This special video report introduces just some of the people who are facing those challenges and takes a look at their efforts to try and rise above them.