- Baltimore City prosecutors on Monday quietly dropped all charges against activist Kim A. Trueheart, whom police banned last month from City Hall and arrested as she tried to enter the building.
- A judge on Wednesday lifted a ban prohibiting political activist Kim A. Trueheart from entering City Hall — and she promptly returned to the building, where she attended the mayor's news conference.
- Activist Kim Trueheart, who was arrested and jailed Wednesday after trying to enter City Hall, said Thursday she was dismayed that police officers would attempt to keep a citizen from a public building.
- A frequent critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration was arrested and jailed Wednesday morning when she tried to enter City Hall to attend a public meeting. Officers told the activist, Kim A. Trueheart, 55, of Baltimore, that she had been banned from the building.
- Baltimore has seen a string of recent robberies involving suspects who used fake badges and other props — anything to convey a position of police authority — to lull their victims into cooperating, if only for an extra few moments.