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Baltimore Lawyer Accused of Offering Rape Victim $3,000 to Not Show Up to Court, Saying She and Her Husband Would be Deported

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:25pm

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A Baltimore criminal defense attorney was arrested today for allegedly offering a Spanish-speaking woman and her spouse $3,000 not to show up to the trial for his client, her accused rapist, and intimidating them by saying they’d be deported once the trial was over.

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Featured, Lutherville, Shop Local, The Rack

The Rack: Calico Corners Opens New Fabric and Home Design Location In Lutherville

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:05pm

Madcap Cottage Designs, featured at the new Calico Corners in Lutherville

For more than 65 years, Calico Corners has had the enviable job of making homes across America more beautiful. Growing from a modest “designer seconds” fabric store in Bedford Village, N.Y., in 1948 to a national chain with more than 75 home decorating stores, Calico has established itself as a go-to retail source for decorative fabrics once only sold through designers. It’s also expanded to offer design services for home decorating, including window treatments, custom upholstery, furniture and more.

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Study: Putting One Safe Injection Facility in Baltimore Could Save the City $6 Million Per Year

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:21am

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A new study co-authored by Johns Hopkins public health researchers suggests installing one 13-booth safe injection facility for Baltimore’s drug users could save millions of dollars.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Verletta White will Replace Dallas Dance as Head of Baltimore County Schools

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:40am

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The 11 members of Baltimore County’s school board have promoted a top administrator in the school system to fill Dallas Dance’s shoes for at least the next year.

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Featured, Lifeline, Real Estate & Home

Jared Kushner Tied to Real Estate Firm Accused of Litigating Aggressively Against Poor Baltimore-Area Tenants

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:45pm

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A new report from The New York Times Magazine and ProPublica spotlights a certain White House senior advisor’s connections to a real estate firm with a record of taking low-income tenants to court and operating slum-like apartments in the Baltimore suburbs.

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Canton, Culture, Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

A Twofer in Canton: Unique Rowhouse-Warehouse Combo with Garage Asks $849K

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:20pm

Hot House: 2110 Cambridge Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (second entrance at 2117 Fleet Street)

Brick rowhouse, circa 1840, and former warehouse combined into 3,100 sq. ft. single-family home. Complete modern renovation, 2014. Two stories with 1,200 sq. ft. roof deck and fully finished lower level. Four bedrooms, four full baths, gourmet kitchen with marble island and breakfast bar, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf range. Large master suite with walk-in closet and glass shower. Upstairs office with wet bar and entrance to roof deck. Lower-level living area with game room, bedroom and storage. Home audio and automation system, central a/c, attached two-car garage:  $849,000 (ask about CHAP tax credits)

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President Trump Still Plans to Eradicate Chesapeake Bay Program Funding Next Year

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:38pm

Maryland Ranks Low Among States Worth Spending Your Retirement In

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With the release of his full 2018 budget proposal, Donald Trump today made it clear he intends to keep his promise to make massive federal spending cuts next year. And despite plenty of pushback from Congress, the president still plans to do away with the $73 million set aside for the Chesapeake Bay Program, a 34-year-old bipartisan effort to clean up North America’s largest estuary.

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City Police Stepping Up Patrols After Deadly ISIS Attack in Manchester

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:53am

Monday’s deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England, is having repercussions here in Baltimore City, with local authorities staying on their toes to try to fend off any similar tragedies on their home turf..

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Rock Climbing Gym Coming to Medfield in 2018 as Union Collective’s First Tenant

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:39am

A shot of Earth Treks Crystal City, which opened in 2016. Photo courtesy of Earth Treks.

Charm City is getting its first-ever rock climbing gym in Union Craft Brewing’s new planned local retail complex in Medfield.

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Five of Six Officers involved in Freddie Gray’s Death Reportedly Face Internal Charges

0 Written by: | Monday, May 22, 2017 2:29pm

From left, top: Officers Caesar Goodson, Edward Nero, Garrett Miller. From left, bottom: Officer William Porter, Lt. Brian Rice and Sgt. Alicia White. (All but Port face internal charges.)

Five members of the Baltimore Police Department who were charged and later acquitted in the 2015 death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray are now facing internal police charges, with three of them potentially staring down termination.

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