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Mayor Catherine Pugh Fires Police Commissioner Kevin Davis

With record-high homicides in 2017, Mayor Pugh wants accelerated results.

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Mayor Catherine Pugh Brings Anti-Violence Program to Baltimore

The Massachusetts-based program will help high-risk young adults.

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A Citywide Day of Service to Replace MLK Day Parade

Residents are encouraged to volunteer to celebrate the holiday.

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Bloomberg Donates $5 Million to Baltimore Police To Combat Violence

The BPD will receive new technology including additional cameras, license plate readers, and gunshot detection software.

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Baltimore Joins the SAFE Cities Network to Provide Legal Assistance for Immigrants

The city will offer pro bono legal counsel, education, and family safety planning for its residents.

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Goldman Sachs Invests $233 Million to Port Covington Redevelopment

Sagamore Development keeps promise to bring commercial investment to the city.

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Local Leaders Call on Trump to Protect “Dreamers”

An Obama-era program to protect young immigrants is in jeopardy of being reversed.

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Shake and Bake Temporarily Shuts Its Doors

Locals react to the upcoming closure of the family fun center in Upton.

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Confederate Monuments in Baltimore “Quickly and Quietly” Removed

In the middle of the night, crews hauled away the controversial statues.

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Debate Over Confederate Statues Continues in Baltimore

Mayor Pugh and city residents call for removal of Confederate monuments.

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Big Changes for the Baltimore AFRAM Festival

The annual festival has been downsized and relocated.

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Settlement Reached for Potomac Street Bike Lane

Advocacy group Bikemore and Mayor Pugh agree to leave lane intact.

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Baltimore Is Overlooked for Attorney General’s Public Safety Partnership

​City council and BPD continue to combat violence locally.​

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​Mayor Pugh Talks Big Change in First State of the City Address

She prioritizes education, police reform, job creation, and homelessness.

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