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  • Intractable problems

    Intractable problems

    As part of its continuing coverage of Freddie Gray’s death, The Baltimore Sun is examining some of the intractable problems that affected his life — and still trouble thousands of city residents. This series of occasional articles has focused on lead poisoning, segregation in public housing and...

  • Ongoing coverage: Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook's arrest and charges

    Sun Investigates: Bishop Cook's arrest and charges

    Heather Elizabeth Cook is the second-ranking official in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. The 58-year old is charged with manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident in the death of bicyclist Thomas Palermo on Dec. 27, 2014, in Roland Park.

  • Sun Investigation: Undue Force

    Sun Investigates: Police misconduct

    Baltimore City has paid about $5.7 million since 2011 over lawsuits claiming that police officers brazenly beat up alleged suspects. One hidden cost: The perception that officers are violent can poison the relationship between residents and police.

  • Sun Investigates: Group Homes

    Sun Investigates: Group Homes

    A two-month investigation by The Baltimore Sun highlighted troubles at a LifeLine Inc. group home for disabled foster children, where a 10-year-old died in July. The Sun showed that state regulators were left in the dark about significant problems at LifeLine, including the founder’s conviction...

  • Sun Investigates: The Dark Side of Seafood

    Sun Investigates: The Dark Side of Seafood

    The seafood black market is a hidden, but lucrative world. Wild-caught illegal imports are worth $1.3 to $2.1 billion annually across the United States, the world's second-largest importer of seafood. Fraudulent mislabeling of species – like foreign crab as more expensive Maryland crab— is a common...

  • Speed cameras

    Sun Investigates: Speed cameras

    Baltimore Sun staff writers Scott Calvert and Luke Broadwater;spent more than six months investigating the proliferation of speed cameras in the region. They obtained detailed citation data from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and the State Highway Administration, which oversees the state's highway...

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  • New videos aid tenants, landlords with court process

    New videos aid tenants, landlords with court process

    The Maryland Judiciary said Wednesday it has produced three new online videos to provide basic legal information to tenants and landlords who face off in court without lawyers. The three, 13-minute-long “self help” videos provide detailed instructions on what tenants and landlords can expect when...

  • A Baltimore police officer was caught giving false testimony in court. He's still on the job.

    A Baltimore police officer was caught giving false testimony in court. He's still on the job.

    On the witness stand, Baltimore Police Detective Sharod Watson was clear: He’d seen the defendant, Isadore White, on the same Southwest Baltimore block “on a daily basis” for 18 months before witnessing him make a drug sale there and chasing him into a nearby “stash house.” “Just about every day?”...

  • Annapolis legislative sausage making begins over steak dinners

    Annapolis legislative sausage making begins over steak dinners

    Watching the legislative sausage getting made in Annapolis may not be as unpleasant as the idiom suggests. In fact, it often involves sitting down for fancy steak dinners with fine wine. As state lawmakers converged this past week on the Maryland capital for the 2018 General Assembly session, they...

  • Expert: Baltimore needs landlord training

    Expert: Baltimore needs landlord training

    BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. — Every other month landlords crowd into this Minneapolis suburb’s city hall to meet with government officials to learn how to be better property managers. Some landlords attend voluntarily. Others are required to show up because Brooklyn Center housing inspectors have stamped...

  • Baltimore court expands tenant aid in housing cases

    Baltimore court expands tenant aid in housing cases

    Catanna Anderson still remembers the grip of fear after discovering an eviction notice pinned to her Calvert Street apartment door two decades ago. And she never forgot the confusion of appearing in Baltimore District Court for her hearing. “I didn’t know how to get help and where to turn,” said...

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