The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown.
On Earth Day, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer tells members after the Sunday service about its long-awaited HVAC geothermal system. They've been raising money since 2006 and have $3.3 million, and will dip into their endowment for the remaining $1.3 million while they raise more money to pay themselves back. This is a big project and will require a well be dug 400 feet and trailers for staff to be put up while related work is done in the church, where scaffolding is already up..
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of top states like New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
Police arrested a 10th grader at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute for alleged possession of a handgun, the city public school system announced Monday. The boy, whose name was not released, was taken to the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center.
Nick Mosby, the Democratic nominee for City Council in Baltimore's 7th District, urges city youth to aim higher than the temptations of the streets. He hopes to continue to carry this message as a councilman. First he has to hold off a write-in challenge from Councilwoman Belinda Conaway in Tuesday's general election.