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  • City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence

    City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence
    As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence. The killing of Brandon...
  • Finney's death at bus stop heartbreaking, infuriating

    Finney's death at bus stop heartbreaking, infuriating
    Tuesday morning in a coffee shop, I heard someone wonder why Brandon Finney, the Shock Trauma surgical technician who was shot to death Sunday night, had been standing near Lexington Market at such a late hour. What was he doing there at 11:30? The...
  • Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say

    Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician was waiting for a bus home after work Sunday night when he was "used as a human shield" and killed during a gang shooting, Baltimore police said. Police said Tuesday that they have arrested two members of the...
  • Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting

    Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown Baltimore, police and hospital officials said. Surgical-support technician Brandon Finney, 25, and Christopher Camphor, 20, were both killed in the 400...
  • 'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking

     'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking
    I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television....
  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
  • City plans to raise parking rates at two garages

    City plans to raise parking rates at two garages
    The city's Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve parking rate increases at two downtown garages. Rates for those parking between four and 12 hours at the Arena Garage, near the Baltimore Arena, will increase from $14 to $15. "Early bird"...
  • It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown

    It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown
    Artist Pablo Machioli hangs out in the belly of the letter "B." Kyle Miller likes to linger in "U," a letter he helped shape from steel and pine. And bus driver Kaliha Taylor waits for her shift to begin while perched on the lower curve of "S."...
  • Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC

    Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city. The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • An undeserved debt [Commentary]

    An undeserved debt [Commentary]
    How competent is your 18-year old? Do you trust him or her with your credit card? How about the brand new family car? Better yet, do you think he is competent enough to take out several thousands of dollars of debt with a few pen strokes? Education...
  • Where's our compassion? [Letter]

    I was outraged to read that our mayor, congressman and senator all found reasons to oppose the Obama administration's proposal to turn the former Social Security Administration building downtown into a shelter for homeless immigrant children ("Rawlings-...