Ivan J. Bates Formally Kicked Off His Campaign For Baltimore’s Top Prosecutor Saturday

Ivan J. Bates, 48, formally launched his campaign Saturday at the Park Heights home of the community activist, Kendal Fenwich, who was shot dead in 2015. Bates, a Democrat, defended Sgt. Alicia... Read more »

Victim Of Baltimore Police Officer Vincent Cosom Dies While Awaiting Cash Settlement

In May of 2015, a Baltimore Police Officer was captured on surveillance footage assaulting a man at a North Avenue bus stop. That officer, Vincent E. Cosom, pleaded guilty to assault and... Read more »
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HBO Documentary Set To Explore The Death Of Freddie Gray

There is no doubt that the Freddie Gray incident had an impact on the nation. It hit Baltimore particularly hard. An upcoming documentary, Baltimore Rising, will explore the events that took place... Read more »

Teen Known For Smashing Traffic Cone Through Car Windshield During 2015 Baltimore Unrest Sentenced To 4-Year Prison Term

In 2015, images of a teenager smashing a traffic cone through a vehicle window went viral. The incident occurred during the 2015 unrest following the death of Freddie Gray. Allen Bullock was... Read more »

Businesses File Lawsuit Against City Officials For Failing To Prevent Violence During The 2015 Baltimore Riots

Earlier this week, a lawsuit was filed in federal court against city officials, including the former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the police department. Nearly 60 plaintiffs accused city officials of mishandling the... Read more »

24/7 Wall Street Survey Ranks Baltimore Among Worst U.S. Cities To Live In

Baltimore is one of the worst U.S. cities to live in, according to a new survey by 24/7 Wall Street. In fact, Baltimore is being called “one of the most dangerous cities... Read more »

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous Officially Announces His Run For Maryland Governor

On Wednesday, standing in front of a West Baltimore Flower Shop, Ben Jealous announced his candidacy for Maryland Governor. Jealous is a former president of the NCAAP. This is Jealous’ first bid... Read more »

Lawsuit Brought By Five Former Baltimore Police Officers Against Marilyn Mosby Has Been Put On Hold

On April 12, 2015, six Baltimore Police officers apprehended Freddie Gray, who allegedly was carrying an illegal switchblade. During transport to the county jail Gray fell into a coma and later taken... Read more »

Baltimore’s Homicide Rate Continues To Scale Higher

Baltimore is facing its highest homicide rate in 20 years, with over 100 homicides already reported this year and April has not yet come to an end. The homicide rate scaled to... Read more »