Category Archives: Local Stories

What Happened at Mondawmin? Newly Obtained Documents Shed Light on Start of Baltimore Riot

What Happened at Mondawmin? Newly Obtained Documents Shed Light on Start of Baltimore Riot

Within weeks of the riots that ripped through Baltimore four years ago, the Maryland Transit Administration’s deputy police chief had pulled hours of dispatch records and compiled an email for colleagues — “RE: Mondawmin” — that outlined the earliest stages of the unrest in minute-by-minute detail.   https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-new-baltimore-riot-documents-20190416-story.htmlRead More

2 Men Charged in Violent Home Invasions in Columbia

2 Men Charged in Violent Home Invasions in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Md. (WBFF) – Two men were arrested after two violent, armed home invasions were reported recently in the Columbia area. Timothy Branch, 24, of Kippis Road in Millersville, and Terrance Pearson, 37, of Bayberry Street in Elkridge, are accused of committing the home invasions in the 9600 block of Quarry Bridge Court on March…Read More

Tax Assessments Rise in Every Maryland County in 2019, an Average of 9.1 Percent

Tax Assessments Rise in Every Maryland County in 2019, an Average of 9.1 Percent

LAS VEGAS — With each passing day, hundreds of World War II veterans are laid to rest – but, their stories of sacrifice, resilience and victory are forever etched in American history. As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, organizations like Forever Young, help ensure that the Greatest Generation is never forgotten. The group is sending more…Read More

Third Measles Case Reported in Pikesville Area Within Two Weeks

Third Measles Case Reported in Pikesville Area Within Two Weeks

BALTIMORE, Md. — The Maryland Department of Health has reported a third measles case in the Pikesville area. The department had previously warned residents of potential exposure for those who visited an area of Pikesville on April 2, where the first confirmed case was found. Officials were later notified of a second case that resulted from household contact…Read More

2 Injured, 1 Critically, in Shooting Across From Johns Hopkins Hospital

2 Injured, 1 Critically, in Shooting Across From Johns Hopkins Hospital

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – One person is in critical condition after a double shooting right across from Johns Hopkins Hospital in east Baltimore. It happened at about 9:15 p.m. on Broadway at Orleans, near Popeyes Fried Chicken.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/shooting-reported-across-from-johns-hopkins-hospitalRead More

Maryland Democrats Drive Up Cost Becoming the First State to Go Foam-Free

Maryland Democrats Drive Up Cost Becoming the First State to Go Foam-Free

About 115,000 polystyrene foam cups and carry-out containers washed down Baltimore’s Jones Falls last year — but that’s only an estimate, because so many of them are reduced to fragments and tiny pellets by the time they float into the Inner Harbor.   https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/environment/bs-md-foam-ban-20190411-story.htmlRead More

Maryland Expands In-State Tuition For Illegal Aliens….American Citizens STILL Must Pay Out of State Rates

Maryland Expands In-State Tuition For Illegal Aliens….American Citizens STILL Must Pay Out of State Rates

Read the entire bill here: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=hb0262&stab=01&pid=billpage&tab=subject3&ys=2019RS     18 States Offer In-State Tuition For Illegals… And Legal Residents Are Not Happy About That https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-10/18-states-offer-state-tuition-illegals-and-legal-residents-are-not-happy-about     Tell Hogan to VETO expanded in-state tuition for illegals! It’s bad enough that Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill last year forcing taxpayers to fund “free” community college tuition.…Read More

4 Shot, 1 Fatally, in Apparent Drive-By Shooting in Montgomery Co.

4 Shot, 1 Fatally, in Apparent Drive-By Shooting in Montgomery Co.

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WBFF) – Four people are believed to have been shot – and one killed – in a drive-by shooting in Germantown, Montgomery County, tonight. The shooting happened in a parking lot along Curry Powder Lane at Cinnamon Drive. Police said the initial report said four people were shot, at about 9:15 p.m.  …Read More

Baltimore Suing Trump Administration Over Abortion Funding Cuts

Baltimore Suing Trump Administration Over Abortion Funding Cuts

Baltimore has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a Trump administration rule designed to steer family planning funding away from organizations that provide abortion referrals, saying the new regulation could cost the city $1.4 million.   https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-ci-abortion-funds-lawsuit-20190416-story.htmlRead More

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch to Be Laid to Rest

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch to Be Laid to Rest

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — With pomp and sorrow, House Speaker Michael Busch will be laid to rest in Maryland’s capital. A skilled bureaucratic and political player, Busch died earlier this month at age 72. He was the longest-serving House speaker in the state’s history.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/maryland-house-speaker-michael-busch-to-be-laid-to-restRead More