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Likable Larry

Improbably, Larry Hogan is the second-most-popular governor in the country. But is he good for Baltimore?

Arts District

Culture Club: Woke at City Hall, John Waters Christmas, and Grammy Noms

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

The Chatter

'Marshall’ Director and Star Discuss Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer

Legal thriller built around Baltimore’s Thurgood Marshall hits the big screen.

The Chatter

NAACP Convention Kicks Off, Trump Declines Invitation

Founded in 1909, the nation’s largest civil rights organization returns its annual convention to Baltimore.

The Chatter

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous Runs for Maryland Governor

Civil Rights activist throws his hat in the ring for the 2018 candidacy.

The Chatter

Trial Starts for Van Driver in Freddie Gray Case

Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. faces charge of second-degree depraved heart murder.

News & Community

A Tale of Two Cities

For half a century, West Baltimore was a vital center of black culture, mixed-income neighborhoods, and groundbreaking civil rights activism. After Freddie Gray, can it be again?

The Chatter

Protests Growing After Judge Declares Mistrial in Porter Case

Police arresting protestors and emotions rising, as politicians urge demonstrators to keep the peace.

The Chatter

Closing Arguments Over: First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Goes to Jury

No timetable on deliberation as city plans for protests.

News & Community

Monumental Decision

The Civil War ended long ago, but the battles rage on.

The Chatter

Marylanders Differ in View of Police Along Racial Lines

New poll shows African-Americans and white Marylanders have contrasting perceptions of treatment and accountability.

The Chatter

Atop Federal Hill, O'Malley Makes Presidential Bid Official

Former mayor and governor rails against inequality, pledges an economy that 'works for everyone.'

The Chatter

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

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

News & Community

20 Events of 2013: Maryland abolishes death penalty

As of October 1, no one else will be sentenced to death in Maryland.

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