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  • City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in

    City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in
    The City Council gave final approval Monday to a plan to offer up to $5,000 in tax credits to homeowners who move to new homes but choose to remain in the city.
  • City Council members seek body cameras for police

    Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year — a move they argue would cut down on police brutality in the aftermath of several high-...

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit
    A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home. The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras
    Two City Councilmen plan to submit legislation today requiring every police officer in Baltimore to wear a body camera that records audio and video as the officers go about their jobs. Warren Branch, chairman of the council's public safety committee,...

    License to deport [Editorial]

    License to deport  [Editorial]
    Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...