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As Council Weighs Budget, Protestors Paint ‘Defund the Police’ Outside City Hall

Demonstrators paint Gay Street pavement at City Hall plaza.

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Baltimore Youth Marches Peacefully to Protest Police Violence

Scenes from Monday’s youth-led demonstration through the downtown streets.

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Feds Charge Pugh With Fraud and Tax Evasion in ‘Healthy Holly’ Scandal

Former mayor faces 11 counts, including conspiracy, in alleged children’s book scheme.

History & Politics

Eyes of the Law

In new book, former undercover cop Jim Cabezas details his career fighting corruption and blindness.

News & Community

Coming Clean

Baltimore’s “squeegee kids” have been a source of hot debate and off-and-on concern for decades.

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City Hall Among 130 U.S. Landmarks to Light Up For Cancer Research

On September 7, City Hall’s dome will illuminate to support Stand Up To Cancer.

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Police Have Delivered Freddie Gray Results to City State’s Attorney

Little new information likely released publicly; City leaders ask for patience.

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​Rawlings-Blake Still Has More Questions Than Answers about Freddie Gray's Death

'I still want to know why none of the officers called for immediate medical assistance.'

News & Community

Overheard at Joppa Market Place, Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, and War Memorial Building

Firsthand Accounts of What's Happening in Baltimore

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Powerful essay on recent crime

As violent crime in Southeast Baltimore rises, one resident speaks out.

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