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Baltimore County withholds body camera footage in three police shootings

Baltimore County withholds body camera footage in three police shootings

After fast-tracking a $12.5 million program to equip its police officers with body cameras, the Baltimore County Police Department has declined to release footage from three recent police shootings. County police have shot six people in four separate incidents since January, killing two of them....

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  • Focus turns to senator after doctor tied to him is found guilty of Medicare fraud

    Focus turns to senator after doctor tied to him is found guilty of Medicare fraud

    A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. Dr. Salomon Melgen faces 15 to 20 years in prison on 67 counts, including...

  • Congress passes bill to avert government shutdown this weekend

    Congress passes bill to avert government shutdown this weekend

    Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stop-gap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory. Lawmakers cleared the measure easily with just hours to spare before...

  • Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

    Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

    U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are not happy about reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. Warren said Thursday on SiriusXM's "Alter Family Politics" program...

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  • Going commercial a challenge for government contractors

    Going commercial a challenge for government contractors

    KEYW's founder was so confident in the company's cybersecurity services for the federal intelligence community that he decided in 2013 to branch out into the commercial sector. But the Hanover-based firm struggled to get significant traction away from its government customers and after the founder...

  • New entertainment center, Barnes and Noble spin-off coming to Mall in Columbia

    New entertainment center, Barnes and Noble spin-off coming to Mall in Columbia

    Two new tenants will take up the top floor of the Sears store at The Mall in Columbia by fall 2018 as the department store shrinks from two floors to one. Barnes and Noble will open a new store concept launched last year that expands the traditional bookstore cafe into an all-day restaurant with...

  • Anthem House apartments in Locust Point to open in June

    Anthem House apartments in Locust Point to open in June

    Anthem House, a $100 million luxury apartment complex in South Baltimore, will open its doors to residents in June. The leasing office at the 292-unit building, located on East Fort Avenue in Locust Point, opens Saturday. The modern-design project by the Bozzuto Group, Scott Plank's War Horse Cities...

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  • Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Based on Jeff Sessions' dismal civil rights record as a U.S. senator, the NAACP protested his nomination as attorney general (I was even arrested for doing so), testified against him in Congress and predicted the consequences of his appointment in our communities. Specifically, we strongly opposed...

  • Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    The decision by medical marijuana firm GTI Maryland not push to have its license to produce the drug guaranteed in legislation certainly helps the cause of resolving legitimate complaints that the new industry lacks participation by African-American-owned firms. But it doesn't completely clear...

  • Leveling the playing field in rent court

    Leveling the playing field in rent court

    We have no doubt that Baltimore has its share of good landlords and slumlords, along with model tenants and those who shirk rent and damage their apartments and rental homes. The judges involved in hearing disputes between landlords and tenants are no doubt right that every case is different and...

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  • Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Housing inspectors in Baltimore have issued more than $34.8 million in fines and late fees to property owners since 2010. But the city has collected less than a quarter of that money, The Baltimore Sun has found. The Sun reviewed nearly 121,000 citations issued by the city Department of Housing...

  • Medical examiner's office gets more staff to handle overdose deaths

    Medical examiner's office gets more staff to handle overdose deaths

    The state medical examiner's office will begin a search Wednesday for additional examiners to help handle a sustained surge in fatal overdoses from opioids such as heroin and fentanyl. Faced with a overwhelming number of bodies needing an autopsy to determine the cause of death, examiners in Maryland...

  • Baltimore police overtime spending soars as department grapples with understaffing, shift changes

    Baltimore police overtime spending soars as department grapples with understaffing, shift changes

    Two years ago, Baltimore officials said they had come up with a new police deployment plan that would curb the use of overtime while increasing the number of officers on the streets. Instead, overtime spending has continued to soar — to double what it was in 2013 — and the agency is now spending...

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