Police Accountability Report hosts Taya Graham and Stephen Janis examine key evidence holes in the official report on the mysterious death of Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter in 2017.
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In this week’s round-up of Baltimore news, Baltimore City State’s Attorney indicted, a devastating report about Baltimore police misconduct, and how it all connects.
New helicopters, more funding for strategies whose efficacy critics have questioned, and expensive payouts because of police corruption continue as Maryland’s governor claims police are being ‘defunded.’
When homicide detective Sean Suiter was shot dead in a West Baltimore alley in 2017, a high-stakes manhunt turned the city upside down. But as more evidence came out, the mystery behind Suiter’s death grew.
Needlessly chaotic: As infections surge, Baltimore public schools dive headfirst into in-person learning storm
Democrats and school officials in Blue cities like Baltimore are locked in a standoff with teachers’ unions and parents over what omicron could mean for school reopenings and students’ health.
For decades, the South Baltimore neighborhood has been a sacrifice zone beset by extractive and toxic industries with no concern for residents—and little has been done about it.
Council President Nick Mosby’s $1 homes legislation was challenged by housing advocates who worry this will serve savvy real estate professionals; one out-of-town developer called in to support.
In the final news roundup of this year: The many problems with the “revitalization” of Poppleton, Keith Davis Jr. rejects a plea, no more drug testing for city employees, and more.
‘Eminent domain is violent’: Poppleton residents show the city what development looks like for Black Baltimoreans
City officials walked through a neighborhood unmoored by a revitalization plan that was announced 15 years ago, has barely gotten started, and, according to its lifelong residents, has nearly destroyed their community.
In this week’s round-up of news, a rundown of the vetoes by Gov. Hogan that were and were not overturned, more money for unaccountable Baltimore cops, tenants with no heat organize, and more.
Failing to overturn a decriminalization veto means more incarceration and more overdoses.
In this week’s news roundup, Maryland cops call overtime “EASY MONEY,” a chat with Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition, the latest on Nick Mosby’s $1 homes initiative, and more.
After years of relying on fresh produce from a local urban farm, Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood is rallying together to save their farm from the city’s eviction notice.
Little legislative movement in Maryland over the past two years has left people who use drugs more vulnerable and even less safe.
City Council President Nick Mosby wants to resurrect a decades-old program, but housing advocates warn it won’t solve Baltimore’s housing crisis and instead helps out developers.
In this week’s roundup of news: Mosby’s dollar houses program, a conversation with Baltimore Museum of Art workers about unionizing, Black trans youth protest Central Booking conditions, and more.
From security guards and visitor services to art installers and curators, workers at the renowned Baltimore Museum of Art are fighting to form a “wall-to-wall” union. In this video installment of Battleground Baltimore, we sit down with two worker-organizers involved in the union drive.
Governor Larry Hogan visited Baltimore businesses in Waverly to tout pandemic-relief funding, then used the photo op to suggest community support for his ‘refund the police’ initiative.
In a follow-up to Battleground Baltimore’s August reporting, Councilperson Ryan Dorsey calls attention to ‘implicit bias’ in traffic policing.
In this week’s roundup of news, some clarity on the city’s water billing issues, defense attorneys respond to Mosby’s dirty cops list, a man shot by police receives $240,000 settlement, and more.
Activists and some city council members pushed back last week against the planned approval of $759,500 for the gunshot detection technology, deferring the vote. Today, the funding was unanimously approved.
In this week’s roundup of news, a majority of Marylanders support cannabis and abortion rights, a major union endorsement for Tom Perez’s run for governor, and more.
Shocking no one, Baltimore City cops join growing nationwide opposition to COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Reflecting a troubling national trend that perpetuates the ongoing public health crisis under the guise of “freedom,” Baltimore City’s police union is protesting Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s vaccination mandate for City employees.
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