Featured, Money & Power

Family to Receive $110K to Settle False Imprisonment Lawsuit Involving City Police

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 2:22pm

Baltimore officials today approved yet another settlement tied to an incident involving city police officers, signing off on a $110,000 payout to a family who said they were falsely arrested and imprisoned.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

City to Pay $50K to Family of Late Plaintiff Who was Assaulted by BPD Officer

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 9:53am

A still from surveillance footage.

The City of Baltimore is writing yet another check to settle a lawsuit involving a police officer, though in this case the recipient is no longer with us.

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Lifeline, Money & Power

Davis Tells DOJ Attaching Crime-Fighting Money to Immigration Policy is ‘Step in the Wrong Direction’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 3:57pm

Still via Facebook/Baltimore Police Department

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis responded this week to the U.S. Justice Department’s requests to modify local immigration-detention policies with a basic fact: the State of Maryland runs the city’s jail, not the city government.

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Links

Monday Morning Headlines: 40th District Up for Grabs in Next Election; Farming in a Box in Baltimore; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 14, 2017 7:24am

Baltimore farm-in-a-box a potential catalyst in urban revitalization — The Washington Post

Baltimore’s 40th Legislative District Up for Grabs — Afro

Suit Challenges Maryland School System’s Transgender Policy — AP

Police arrest Public Enemy # 1 Darius Neal; wanted for murder of local mom — Fox45

Baltimore City Council to vote on weakened gun bill — Baltimore Sun

Money & Power

Help Decide Who Will Monitor Police Reform in Baltimore at Two Community Hearings Next Week

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 11, 2017 10:01am

City residents will have two chances to chime in next week about who will make the best overseer of court-ordered police reform in Baltimore for the next few years.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

David Simon Condemns War on Drugs at NYT Conference, Using Baltimore as an Example

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 07, 2017 2:27pm

Still via video from The New York Times

A lot has changed in the two yeas since David Simon sat down with the president to discuss drug policy, but the writer and producer’s message remains the same.

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Featured, Fells Point, Lifeline

Multiple Boats Found Sinking in Fells Point Marina Thursday Morning

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 03, 2017 2:17pm

Photo via Baltimore Police Department

Thanks to mysterious circumstances, two boats that were docked in a marina in Fells Point this morning are seaworthy no more.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

BPD Commissioner Cites ‘Growing Pains’ for Department After More Body Cam Footage Creates New Drug-Planting Allegations

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017 5:37pm

Still via Facebook/Baltimore Police Department

City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis today tried to confront another case of body camera footage casting a shadow over his department, with public defenders once again asserting the videos suggest police officers allegedly planted drugs during an arrest.

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Featured, Lifeline

MDTA Officer and Friends Detained After Allegedly Shooting Federally Protected Birds Near Key Bridge

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017 11:20am

Key Bridge, where the birds’ bodies were found. Photo by Patorjk, via Wikimedia Commons.

A state transportation officer is in hot water for an ill-advised evening hunting expedition on the Patapsco River.

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Links

Wednesday Morning Headlines: Talking Baltimore Ceasefire with One of its Organizers; Analyzing Orioles’ Trade Deadline Moves; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017 7:24am

Baltimore Police use National Night Out to forge relationships — ABC2

Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg Philanthropies invest $10M to bring small-business program to Baltimore — Baltimore Sun

Community Mediation: Organizer Erricka Bridgeford talks Baltimore Ceasefire — City Paper

Explaining, but not defending, the Orioles’ weird 2017 MLB trade deadline moves — CBS Sports

World of Beer among four new retail tenants signed for Metro Centre in Owings Mills — BBJ

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