Baltimore

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski retires

Langston Frazier reports that University of Maryland Baltimore County president Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, is set to retire after nearly 30 years in that role.  He is known for elevating the UMBC to national prominence.   

Baltimore to receive $155 million to revitalize Inner Harbor

Rising crime and a tourism slowdown have caused businesses to leave the once majestic port city. 

Baltimore to pay millions to businesses damaged during Freddie Gray unrest

The city of Baltimore will pay millions to settle a federal lawsuit with dozens of businesses that were damaged after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015.

23-year-old entrepreneur takes over luxury watch brand

BALTIMORE – A college student and political science major walks away from politics to pursue his passion of designing luxury watches. 23-year-old Spencer Shattuck is president and owner of Towson Watch Company in Baltimore.

Non-Profit group helps youth chase dreams

Baltimore – Carrollton Ridge is one of the poorest areas in Baltimore with a median income of less than 30-thousand dollars. The U Empower Project of Maryland helps kids learn how to be independent, and develop businesses that would help…

Ukrainian-Americans rely on faith as the invasion continues

Baltimore- The St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church is holding daily services to support the Ukrainian people and say they have received an outpour of love from the American community.

Animals at the Maryland Zoo are getting the animal-friendly COVID vaccine

Animals now are receiving protection from COVID with a vaccine provided by Zoetis at no cost to the zoos. It will be given to 34 animals at the zoo, and they will begin receiving the shots in October of this year.

As pet adoptions increase, rescue shelters are finding animals forever homes

Baltimore – Covid-19 has increased the amount of animals being adopted nationwide. Rescue shelters are committed to finding perfect matches for their animals, including one formerly abused cat named Byron who has found his forever home.

A look at a family’s journey of adopting amid a pandemic

Before the pandemic, the process of adopting a child took six to nine months. But now, it may take up to a year, according to Stephanie King, program manager for the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s therapeutic foster program in Baltimore.

New facility in Baltimore aims to help urban communities grieve family loss

Baltimore, MD- Roberta’s House is a new 22,000 square foot facility in Baltimore that helps families in urban communities through the grieving process. The new facility has amenities such as a punching bag room, arts and crafts, a theater for…