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  • Memorial honors transgender victims

    Memorial honors transgender victims
    Mykell Hatcher-McLarin, a transgender man, said he feels he has a "target on my back" in Baltimore and could be attacked at any given moment. "They are out to get me," said Hatcher-McLarin, 21. "We don't feel safe in Baltimore." Ken Jiretsu, also...
  • Taking responsibility for the 26th Street collapse [Editorial]

    Taking responsibility for the 26th Street collapse  [Editorial]
    It's commendable that, in the face of litigation from residents of East 26th Street over this spring's collapse of a retaining wall abutting a rail line, Baltimore officials are clearly admitting to have made mistakes in their responses to the repeated...
  • City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs

    City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs
    The city of Baltimore and CSX Transportation have agreed to split the cost of rebuilding the one-block retaining wall that collapsed along East 26th Street in Charles Village, ending months of negotiations over who was responsible and how much taxpayers...
  • East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide

    East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide
    Residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village are seeking compensation from the city and CSX Transportation for damages suffered when they were displaced from their homes by a landslide in April that sent half their block crumbling onto railroad tracks...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
  • Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]

    Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]
    It seems to me that if Charlie Duff and others want to attract 10,000 new families to the city they are putting the cart before the horse in terms of enticements ("Two ways about it," July 16). How about there being something to go to on foot or bike...
  • National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region

    National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region
    Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime. In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26

    Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26
    Reported robberies in Baltimore for the week ending July 26 rose 11 percent compared with the previous week, according to statistics posted by the city. The incidents include the previously disclosed hold-up of the Harbor East Whole Foods store, as well...
  • City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs

    City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs
    The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $12 million contract for construction and repair work to replace a block of East 26th Street that collapsed amid heavy rains in Charles Village in April. The contract covers a substantial...
  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...