As Homicides Mount, Baltimore Councilman Calls ‘Emergency’ Hearing on City Crime Plan

With homicides in Baltimore nearing 300 for the year, the chairman of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee is holding an emergency meeting on the Pugh administration’s crime plan Tuesday afternoon.

City Councilman Brandon Scott is asking leaders of the police department and other city agencies to report to City Hall at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to explain what they’re doing to curb the violence.