- Baltimore has converted two of its recreation centers to serve as temporary shelters for women and couples experiencing homelessness when wind chill temperatures hit freezing or below this winter.
- Researchers at the nonprofit RAND Corp. say Baltimore’s so-called “spy plane” brought small increases to the number of violent crimes solved by police last year, but they stopped short of concluding whether or not the controversial surveillance program is worthwhile.
- Baltimore homicide detectives have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the killing of his girlfriend, whose body was wrapped in a blanket and dumped in Druid Hill Park last week.
- In a letter to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Councilmen Ryan Dorsey, Zeke Cohen and Kristerfer Burnett said the plan to charge customers without unlimited plans up to $100 a month for data over 1.2 terabytes will exacerbate a lack of internet access in low-income households.
- The GreenLight Fund announced Tuesday its launching its newest initiative in Baltimore and committing $5 million in the city over the next five years.
- Maryland counties are announcing and revising plans and guidelines for holding classes while containing the spread of coronavirus.
- Baltimore police will reduce the number of so-called “micro zones” across the city where police spend more time patrolling in areas with high rates of violence over the past five years by nearly 40% as Mayor Brandon Scott and Police Commissioner Michael Harrison say statistics show a need for a narrower focus moving forward.
- Stavros Lambrinidis, EU diplomat, said the toughness and elasticity in the face of hardship of the artwork on display at AVAM spoke to him during a year when the world was ravaged by a pandemic,
- From his cell in a high-security federal prison in Colorado, Jawad Musa prayed five times a day that he would someday be able to see his family again.
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- Maryland lawmakers on Tuesday began scrutinizing Gov. Larry Hogan's pandemic relief plan that includes stimulus payments to low-income residents and a series of tax breaks.
- Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is immediately reassigning hundreds of members of the Maryland National Guard from providing security in Washington, D.C., to the vaccination campaign.
- The investors who financed the surveillance plane that monitored Baltimore from the sky for a six-month pilot program have announced they’re backing out of a similar project in St. Louis.
- The cap will bar delivery apps from charging more than 15% of the total cost of an order in Baltimore. Typically, apps such as Grubhub, Door Dash, Uber Eats and Postmates take a 30% cut.
- Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man in Southwest Baltimore. He is currently in critical condition, police said.
- A 22-year-old Howard County man was taken into custody by the FBI Monday morning for being part of the storming of the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6.
- Developer Ray Jackson said the Hampden Square water bill should have been transferred to builder Richmond American Homes, which bought the ready-to-build lots from Cairnes Lane in 2015.
- More than 40 people gathered Sunday by the tree in Douglass Homes to memorialize Dante Barskdale, who was shot to death last week.
- Baltimore firefighters responded to a three-alarm fire Saturday night at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center.
- A female died and two men were hospitalized following shooting in a Southwest Baltimore house early Friday morning, Baltimore police said.