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  • Crittenton development project wins approval for fewer setbacks

    Crittenton development project wins approval for fewer setbacks
    The $7 million Crittenton town house project has won city approval for revised zoning variances. The Baltimore City Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board on Tuesday voted 4-0, with one member absent, to grant variances to developer John Brooks for 15-...
  • Trial continues for teen sought in Catonsville raid where officer died

    Trial continues for teen sought in Catonsville raid where officer died
    The Winters Lane neighborhood in Catonsville had been on edge for more than a week. A man was shot in front of a neighborhood bar, and police were asking about Rasheed Stanford, 16, one of a group of kids who hung out at a white clapboard house on the...
  • Lobby closed off, offices move during Municipal Center renovations

    Lobby closed off, offices move during Municipal Center renovations
    Because of construction at the Laurel Municipal Center, the front lobby is closed off and some offices have been relocated temporarily, city officials said this week. Work began May 19. Enhancements under construction include a new window for paying...
  • 200 General Assembly candidates support cigarette tax hike, advocates say

    200 General Assembly candidates support cigarette tax hike, advocates say
    Advocates backing a $1 tax increase on every pack of cigarettes sold in Maryland say they've lined up more than 200 General Assembly candidates to support the hike. The Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative has planned two news conferences for next...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • Lawmakers must address prescription drug loophole in workers' comp cases [Letter]

    For the second year in a row the General Assembly did not address the issue of physicians dispensing pharmaceuticals in workers' compensation cases. This practice has expanded significantly over the past five years and it costs employers insured with...
  • Community leaders want Towson failing intersection recognized

    Community leaders want Towson failing intersection recognized
    York Road is the main thoroughfare in downtown Towson and those commuters who travel it on a daily basis know the congestion around the intersection of York and Burke Avenue during rush hour. The crossroads have been deemed by the county as a failing...
  • Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]

    Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]
    "…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us." — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...
  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...
  • Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom

    Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom
    A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
  • 'Grease' is the word at Hereford

    'Grease' is the word at Hereford
    A record number of Hereford High School students auditioned for the upcoming musical, "Grease," to be performed April 3-6. Most of them were already familiar with the 1978 movie featuring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, and they knew the lyrics to...
  • In crisis, Grassroots center feels community warmth

    When polar vortex-induced frozen pipes caused a sprinkler system to go off in the dining room of Columbia's Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center last week, the organization had an opportunity to feel the warmth of the community. The center, which...