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Operation CeaseFire is Back! (Yet again!)

June 17, 2014
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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”...
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Safe Streets Mondawmin Shut Down After New Gun Arrest

December 12, 2013
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Safe Streets Mondawmin Shut Down After New Gun Arrest

Baltimore’s Safe Streets program took another blow yesterday when the Baltimore Department of Health abruptly shuttered the Mondawmin branch after another of its workers was arrested. Levar Mullen, 33, faces drug and gun charges after police stopped his pickup truck and found a loaded Glock .45. As a convicted murderer, Mullen is not allowed...
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