Baltimore

Cop Caught on Body Cam Arresting a Man for Talking

Cop Caught on Body Cam Arresting a Man for Talking

June 24, 2019

The illegal arrest by a Baltimore City cop has lead to charges of false imprisonment and misconduct, but also reveals a deep-rooted reason why police seek to silence critics

‘We can’t flush our toilets, we can’t take baths, it’s a crisis situation’

June 23, 2019

Residents at the Edgar Allan Poe Homes say they remain without adequate running water one week after a water main break

What Can Baltimore Learn from the Bay Area's 30% Decrease in Homicides?

What Can Baltimore Learn from the Bay Area’s 30% Decrease in Homicides?

June 19, 2019

Bay Area violence interrupters say a sustained commitment to community-based violence reduction is key to reducing violence

Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Make US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Makes US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

June 18, 2019

Lucrative inside deals and seven-figure salaries at a publicly funded hospital reveal how self-enrichment drives up healthcare costs, not providing care for patients

Squeegee Kids Say They're Supporting Families, Not Committing a Crime

Squeegee Kids Say They’re Supporting Families, Not Committing a Crime

June 17, 2019

After Mayor Jack Young said the teens who wash windows were breaking the law and scaring off tourists, TRNN spoke to several squeegee kids to get their side of the story

Community-Driven Solutions Are Key to the Bay Area’s Declining Gun Violence

Community-Driven Solutions Are Key to the Bay Area’s Declining Gun Violence

June 14, 2019

What lessons can Baltimore learn from the Bay Area’s success in reducing homicides? We speak to two Oakland-based experts ahead of our June 18th town hall in Baltimore

Baltimore Divests In Its Youth—and Criminalizes Them

Baltimore Divests In Its Youth—and Criminalizes Them

June 12, 2019

As youth arrests at the inner harbor capture headlines, TRNN examines the ways city law enforcement, housing policy, and segregation have failed young people

Real Talk Tho

Real Talk Tho 6: How Can Baltimore Uplift Youth?

June 4, 2019

Real Talk Tho, our 6th ‘newsroom in the community’ show, where youth and experts will discuss how our city can create the conditions for young people to thrive. Panelists: -Elijah Robbins, Senior Student Leader with The Intersection @theintersection -D Watkins, Author of “We Speak for Ourselves” and Professor at University of Baltimore @dwatkinsworld -A Youth…

Apartment Tenants in Baltimore Link Up to Fix Deteriorating Living Conditions

Apartment Tenants in Baltimore Link Up to Fix Deteriorating Living Conditions

May 31, 2019

Activists from the Bolton House Tenant Coalition urge Baltimore mayor Jack Young and city councilman Eric Costello to alleviate the deteriorating conditions at the Bolton House apartment complex

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

May 30, 2019

In Baltimore, longtime teachers union incumbents have demanded a re-election after a grassroots slate’s surprise victory. Now the American Federation of Teachers may decide the outcome.