| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:23 AM
When Kelly Young was killed in East Baltimore in April, the well-liked transgender woman was mourned publicly, with friends and family asking for help bringing her still-unidentified killer to justice.
Too often, though, transgender women and men are...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Tomorrow's planned release of the Healthy Baltimore 2015 Interim Status Report says a lot about the health of our city.
The banner headline is that the health status of Baltimore City residents looks brighter than it did just a few years ago. The follow...
| Oct 24, 2013
Here we go again, with another call for a crackdown on panhandlers in Baltimore. The City Council, which recently provided millions of dollars in public financing for the big private development at Harbor Point — offices, hotels, residences —...
| Oct 25, 2013
Teen panel discussion
St. John's Catholic Church's Youth Ministry hosts a HC Drug Free Teen 2 Teen at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at 10431 Twin Rivers Road. A panel of teens will describe their experiences with substance abuse and recovery. A drug and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Rep. Andy Harris used an appearance Monday on CNN's Crossfire to argue that the problems people are facing as they try to sign up for health insurance through Obamacare are only the beginning.
"Some things are just not fixable," said the Baltimore...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Hear it from the expert! On Oct. 29, from 7-8:30 p.m., Mike Gimbel, former director of Baltimore County's Office of Substance Abuse, well-known radio and television guest and current substance abuse consultant, will tell you "everything you ever wanted to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week.
The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Detectives are searching for the driver of a white car that struck and killed a homeless man in North Baltimore early this month.
Joseph Blake, 32, was killed Oct. 4 while walking in the 200 block of West North Avenue at about 12:38 a.m. Grainy...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Amanda Ruthven is a tireless volunteer in the Harwood neighborhood within Charles Village.
Baltimore City Planning Director Tom Stosur, of the Roland Park area, is leading the city's rewrite of the comprehensive zoning code for the first time in 40...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox is absolutely right about Gov. Martin O'Malley's misplaced emphasis on law enforcement ("O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime," Oct. 7).
When it comes to drugs, an increase in arrests could actually...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:18 PM
It's become painfully clear that criminal behavior, substance abuse and mental health problems have certain links that lead to plenty of social ills.
Over indulgence in alcohol resulting from one or another kind of mental anguish can result in offenses...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:17 AM
It's 6:30 in the morning, and the alarm goes off. It's time for you to get in the shower so you can get ready for work and be at the office by 7:30. Your first few moves out of the bed are slowed down when you remember that you were furloughed and there...