D.C. artist converts old police and fire call boxes to art to celebrate women

Old police and fire call boxes are being put to use in Downtown D.C. The outdated boxes are relatively known for modern-day public art, but CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses tells us how a local artist decided to use it as a chance to celebrate women —who made history in the city.

Baltimore community remembers U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings

Many knew U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as an outspoken advocate and passionate politician. But within to the people of Baltimore, he was much more than that. CNS-TV’s Carly Haynes reports.

Politicians react to death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings

Fellow politicians mourn the passing of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) Maryland. CNS-TV’s Colleen Crowley reports from Capitol Hill.

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum reopens

An important piece of history has returned to the DMV. $4.5 million later: renovations to the Anacostia Community Museum are complete. CNS-TV’s Cam Hasbrouck visited the museum to give us a look.

One man dead after officer-involved shooting in Hyattsville

One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Hyattsville. CNS-TV’s Cam Hasbrouck was there, and reports on the incident.

Fresh kicks motivating students in Baltimore

Some elementary school students in Baltimore are discovering the rewards of improving their grades and maintaining good behavior in school thanks to the efforts of a couple of local men.

Local effort aims at tackling the problem of juvenile fire starters

Kids have long had a fascination with fire. Most learn to respect it and the damage it can cause. But, there are some who don’t and, at times, it comes with tragic results. Local experts say while it’s difficult to track the numbers, their anecdotal evidence indicates there’s an increasing number of girls involved in an activity that was once primarily associated with males.

International student enrollment in United States drops, UMD does not follow trend

College enrollment of international students in the United States is decreasing for the first time in over 10 years. It dropped over six percent from 2016 to 2017 and many blame Trump administration policies for the drop in enrollment. But others say the drop in international enrollment has much more to do with growing competition from colleges around the world along with the increasing cost of attending college.

Local author on the challenges to becoming a children’s book author

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.

Traditional Chinese puppeteer tours Maryland schools sharing the art of his craft with children

A traditional Chinese puppeteer recently made his first trip to the U.S. to share his craft with Maryland schools.

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