Sign up for our newsletters    

Sign up for our newsletters   

Baltimore City Paper home page.

Operation CeaseFire is Back! (Yet again!)

June 17, 2014
By
Operation CeaseFire is Back! (Yet again!)

Yesterday’s dual city council meetings were both yawners; the new budget passed with only Councilman Carl Stokes voting “nay,” as usual. (“Too few dollars for youth opportunities, too many dollars for law enforcement,” he said afterward. “I’ve never voted for a budget.”) But, nestled discretely among the $36 million in “supplementary general fund appropriations”...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in The News Hole | 1 Comment »

After bloody weekend, Police Commissioner Batts says “we care”

June 24, 2013
By
After bloody weekend, Police Commissioner Batts says “we care”

The surreality of Baltimore’s murder politics was on full display this afternoon as Police Commissioner Anthony Batts called a hasty press conference and walk-along on the 700 block of Kenwood Avenue, where in the wee hours of Saturday morning five people were shot, one killed. It was part of a eight-murder weekend, the summer’s...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in The News Hole | 7 Comments »