The number turned out to be for an outreach worker for Roca, an intensive anti-violence program that focuses on the city’s most at-risk young men by enrolling them into programs that aim to change their behavior.
According to federal prosecutors, the massive book sales of former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh were really a racket — built on a ruse that saw Pugh increase her profits time and again by intentionally double-selling the books by the thousands, first to one paying customer and then to another.
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh used money from double-selling her self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books to fund straw donations to her 2016 campaign and buy herself a bigger house right after she was sworn in, court documents allege.
An audit is faulting the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention for not having clear guidelines for awarding crime grants and not always following up to ensure that the money was spent properly.
Letting a balloon float away in Maryland would draw in a fine of $250, under a bill sponsored by Sen. Clarence Lam, D-Howard and Baltimore counties, legislation that is similar to a Queen Anne’s County law.