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  • Young is right to oppose jail

    I just wanted to take the time to thank Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young for his commitment to Baltimore City youth. It is truly inspiring. His commentary in The Sun ("Programs, not jail cells, for teenagers," Oct. 7) was an...
  • Instead of throwing kids in jail, try listening to them

    As a mother of four, I agree with City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and others that young people today are under tremendous stress in dealing with criticism, peer pressure, physical and emotional abuse and other forces of negativity ("...
  • City comptroller sues over phone system dispute

    City comptroller sues over phone system dispute
    Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to stop Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's technology office from installing a new phone system, alleging the administration used an "underhanded, illegal technique" to bypass the...
  • Angelos firm handling Pratt's lawsuit against mayor over phone purchases

    Angelos firm handling Pratt's lawsuit against mayor over phone purchases
    The law firm of prominent lawyer and Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is handling without charge Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's lawsuit against the Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to install a new city phone system that Pratt says illegally...
  • City Council adopts resolution calling for online 911 log

    The City Council adopted a resolution Monday formally asking Baltimore police to create a system for posting active 911 responses online. Police officials raised concerns last month about their ability to create such a system, which would post active...
  • Baltimore youth jail protesters bring case to State House

    Baltimore youth jail protesters bring case to State House
    Dozens of Baltimore teens and young adults packed a state Senate hearing Wednesday, urging lawmakers not to build a new Baltimore jail for juvenile offenders charged as adults and instead shift efforts to keeping youths from being locked up in the first...
  • Mayor challenges Pratt's acceptance of free legal work

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's use of free legal services from Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos' law firm represents a breach of the city ethics code — an accusation vehemently rejected by Pratt. The...
  • Batts confirmation forwarded to full Baltimore City Council

    Batts confirmation forwarded to full Baltimore City Council
    Baltimore's new police commissioner wants to expand his agency's focus beyond gun violence to burglaries, car break-ins and other crimes that affect a broader swath of citizens, he told the City Council panel that signed off on his confirmation Wednesday....
  • State, city officials: more oversight needed of special police

    State, city officials: more oversight needed of special police
    City and state legislators say they will push for greater regulation of longstanding but little-known laws that allow security guards to be granted law enforcement powers to arrest and search citizens. "If special police make sense, if they're necessary,...
  • City Council urges homeowners to apply for tax break

    About 25,000 Baltimore homeowners who received the Homestead Property Tax Credit this year will lose the sometimes-large break if they don't apply for it by Dec. 31, the Baltimore City Council warned Monday. The one-time application is a relatively new...
  • No opposition as Batts confirmed by City Council

    No opposition as Batts confirmed by City Council
    After less than a minute of discussion, the Baltimore City Council on Monday overwhelmingly confirmed Anthony W. Batts, the former police chief in Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., as Baltimore's newest police commissioner. No one on the 14-member...
  • City Council takes symbolic stand against youth jail

    City Council takes symbolic stand against youth jail
    The Baltimore City Council took a symbolic stand Monday against the construction of a proposed new $70 million juvenile jail in East Baltimore. Twelve of 14 council members signed on as co-sponsors of Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young's...