Baltimore

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

March 7, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Pugh signed the Clean Air Act into law. It will force the city’s trash incinerator to drastically lower emissions—or shut down

Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

March 4, 2019

With Cory Booker’s proposal to legalize marijuana on a federal level, TRNN looks at the current politics surrounding legalization in the nation’s capital and statehouses across the country to see if the time has finally come for a federal law to decriminalize pot

Amendments Limit Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes and Churches Over Unpaid Water Bills

Amendments Limit Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes and Churches Over Unpaid Water Bills (UPDATED)

March 1, 2019

Maryland’s House of Delegates unanimously approved a bill to stop Baltimore residents from losing their homes and churches at tax sale over unpaid water bills, but previously unnoticed amendments limit its power

How Profit Makes Policing Immune to Reform

How Profit Makes Policing Immune to Reform

March 1, 2019

TRNN takes a closer look at recent efforts to reform one of the most corrupt police departments in the country, and how even the dysfunction fuels profit for law enforcement in general

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

February 25, 2019

America’s deadliest city grapples with violence, poverty, and the legacy of institutional racism

Opposition Grows to Hopkins' Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

February 21, 2019

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill

City Gave 8 Cops License to Terrorize Residents, Now Officials Say They're Not Responsible

City Gave 8 Cops License to Terrorize Residents, Now Officials Say They’re Not Responsible

February 19, 2019

As fall-out from the Gun Trace Task Force continues to unfold in Baltimore, top city officials are saying the officers were acting outside the scope of their employment and cannot be held liable for robbing and falsely arresting hundreds of residents

Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

February 13, 2019

Johns Hopkins Black Student Union President Chisom Okereke says an armed, private police force would endanger students of color

City Council Approves Bill That Could Shut Down Massive Trash Incinerator

February 11, 2019

Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a bill that would impose stricter pollution requirements on the city’s trash incinerator and could force it to shut down

A conversation about Climate Change with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn - The Baltimore Podcast Show.

A conversation about Climate Change with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn – The Baltimore Podcast Show.

February 9, 2019

Eze Jackson and Tracey Beale talk with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn about their work reporting on climate change and the urgency for us to act now