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  • Man apologizes for yelling 'Heil Hitler, heil Trump' at 'Fiddler on the Roof' performance

    11/16/2018 3:37:54 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 43 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | November 16, 2018 | Sarah Meehan
    The man who shouted “Heil Hitler, heil Trump” at a Baltimore performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” apologized Friday for his outburst, saying he chose the wrong words when he was attempting to compare President Donald Trump to the Nazi leader. Anthony M. Derlunas II, 58, said the play, which tells the story of a Jewish family facing persecution in tsarist Russia, reminded him of Trump’s immigration policies. His comparison “came out wrong” and was “beyond a mistake” he said during an interview at his home in Joppa. “Instantly it was like, ‘Oh my God, what did you do?’ ”...
  • Home security cameras are now solving crimes in Baltimore

    11/14/2018 7:34:18 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | November 14, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Well, it’s happening in more places than just Baltimore, but they probably need the help more than most cities. The subject at hand is the trend of police departments solving crimes in greater numbers because of the increasing number of home and business owners who have external security cameras monitoring their property… and the street beyond. As this report from CBS Baltimore indicates, some cases which might otherwise have gone cold wound up being solved in short order. When police needed a break to solve a high-profile murder in Federal Hill this year, they turned to neighbors who protect their...
  • Video shows high school student punching teacher in face

    11/10/2018 8:11:34 AM PST · by lowbridge · 22 replies
    nypost.com ^ | November 8, 2018
    The video appears to show two students bickering while standing close to the teacher, and one student backs away while the other hits the teacher. The teacher recoils and the student who hit her leaves the classroom. She doesn’t retaliate, but follows him out the door. City Public Schools spokeswoman Edie House Foster says in a statement that the student struck the teacher following a verbal exchange. She says administrators are investigating and will apply disciplinary action in accordance with the school system’s code of conduct.
  • Construction on I-895 in Baltimore to cause major traffic problems for the next three years

    11/09/2018 8:04:37 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | November 9, 2018 | Colin Campbell
    The commutes of tens of thousands of people will be disrupted for the next few years as Maryland replaces the Interstate 895 bridge north of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel. The Maryland Transportation Authority plans to limit that part of the expressway to one lane in each direction starting later this month for the $189 million project to replace the 60-year-old bridge. The northbound lanes of I-895 will close from the tunnel to O’Donnell Street on Nov. 27 — the Tuesday after Thanksgiving — and the two southbound lanes will be converted to two-way traffic through spring 2020. Once the northbound...
  • Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back...

    11/08/2018 8:44:29 AM PST · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 8, 2018 | DM Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back after cancer treatment A viral video of a Baltimore teaching getting punched in the face by a student has sparked an investigation by the school district. Posted on Wednesday, the video shows a teacher and a student engaged in a vicious argument at Frederick Douglass High School in Gwynns Falls Parkway. According to the user who shared the video, the teacher had just returned to the classroom after recovering from cancer surgery. In the clip, a fellow classmate can be seen holding...
  • Former Criminals Get Training and Jobs in Donald Trump’s Go-Go Economy

    11/05/2018 3:35:47 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Neil Munro
    Baltimore construction firms are training and hiring hundreds of ex-convicts because they cannot hire enough migrants in President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economy. Project Jumpstart “is a training program that prepares Baltimore residents for work in construction,” says a CNBC report: It’s a 90-hour course designed to get workers ready for the realities of the construction job site. Classes are held twice a week and students receive a $25 stipend for each class. If they are late, however, they lose the stipend, and on the third absence they are out of the program, according to placement director Kate McShane. …...
  • 'Up-and-coming' Baltimore rapper Nick Breed fatally shot on Sunday

    10/23/2018 12:36:23 PM PDT · by csvset · 78 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 23 OCT 2018 | By Wesley Case and Lillian Reed
    Baltimore rapper Nick Breed — whose lyrics often reflected the pain and trauma he’d seen in the city — was fatally shot Sunday in the Allendale neighborhood. The rapper, whose real name is Dominic Grant, according to friends and family, was found with gunshot wounds in the 500 block of Normandy Ave. around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. The 24-year-old was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was pronounced dead soon after arriving, officials said. Grant, whose music videos garnered thousands of views online, collaborated with some of the city’s biggest names, including YBS Skola and...
  • Poll: Maryland voters narrowly oppose Hogan’s big plan for express toll lanes

    10/17/2018 7:42:33 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2018 | Robert McCartney and Emily Guskin
    Maryland voters narrowly oppose adding express toll lanes to widen three of the state’s most congested highways, a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll finds, highlighting public skepticism about one of Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature transportation plans. The centerpiece of the Republican governor’s proposal — a $9 billion project to add four lanes apiece to the Capital Beltway, Interstate 270 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway — is even opposed by voters in the Washington suburbs, whom the plan is supposed to help. More than half of voters in the D.C. suburbs prefer to invest in public transit rather than building more roads....
  • Will Unarmed Guards Help The City? People Took To Twitter Thursday Night About The Squeegee Kids

    10/12/2018 7:43:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | October 11, 2018 | Staff
    The squeegee kids are going to have some company starting as early as next week. After concerns moving around Baltimore, the Downtown Partnership will begin placing unarmed security guards at busy intersections as early as next week to calm interactions between “squeegee kids” and drivers, according to our media partners The Baltimore Sun.
  • Only 32 Baltimore Police officers pass latest sergeant exam

    10/11/2018 2:57:05 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 53 replies
    Only 32 of the 273 officers who took the test passed, according to the city’s Department of Human Resources, which oversees the exam. The passing rate of 11.7 percent is far lower than the last three sergeant exams, which have been given every two years. In 2016, 176 of the 290 officers who took the exam passed, for a rate of 60.7 percent. In 2014, 171 of 330 officers passed, for a rate of 51.8 percent. And in 2012, 218 of the 412 officers passed, for a rate of 52.9 percent.
  • Baltimore police to recognize Catholic Church-issued ID cards for immigrants

    10/11/2018 12:33:46 PM PDT · by NRx · 35 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 10-10-2018 | Ian Duncan
    The Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore will issue identity cards to undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable people that the Baltimore Police Department has agreed to recognize — a program activists hope will make people more willing to cooperate with law enforcement. Mayor Catherine Pugh and Archbishop William E. Lori joined church and community leaders Wednesday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Canton, which is home to a large immigrant congregation and will run a pilot of the card system. Pugh said that if the card gives even one person the confidence to report a crime, it will be a...
  • Orioles Part Ways With Buck Showalter

    10/03/2018 7:23:39 PM PDT · by TBP · 28 replies
    MLB Trade Rumors ^ | October 3, 2018 | Mike Polishuk
    The Orioles won’t be retaining manager Buck Showalter, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (Twitter link). Showalter will be leaving the organization entirely, and not taking on any other role in the front office. Showalter’s contract was set to officially expire this month, and it was widely expected that the O’s would be making a change in the dugout in the wake of their nightmarish 115-loss season. There was some speculation that Showalter could be offered another job to remain in the organization, and while Showalter and O’s management had talks about that possibility in the past, Eduardo A. Encina...
  • BREAKING!! diGenova UNCOVERED This Over The Latest Allegations Against Kavanaugh!

    09/29/2018 1:26:40 AM PDT · by kingattax · 117 replies
    Bill Podcast/YouTube ^ | Sep 28, 2018 | Bill O'Reilly
    Joseph DiGenova discusses his take on the Kavanaugh hearing and the appearance of Christine Ford. Listen to the Podcast at the Link
  • FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017

    09/26/2018 10:31:31 PM PDT · by robowombat · 19 replies
    Police One ^ | Sept 26, 2018
    Statistics place Baltimore's homicide rate above that of any other U.S. city with a population over 500K BALTIMORE — New crime statistics released by the FBI place Baltimore's homicide rate last year well above that of any other large American metropolis, making it an anomaly in the national crime landscape for U.S. cities with populations over 500,000 people. The 342 homicides notched last year in Maryland's biggest city yielded a punishing homicide rate of 56 per 100,000 people, according to the FBI's annual Crime in the United States report released Monday. Earlier this year, Baltimore had announced 343 slayings for...
  • FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017

    09/25/2018 9:54:53 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | September 25, 2018 | by AP
    FBI crime statistics place Baltimore's homicide rate above that of any other U.S. city with a population over 500,000. Citing crime data released Monday, The Baltimore Sun reports that the 342 homicides in the city last year yielded a homicide rate of 56 per 100,000 people. Among big U.S. cities, Baltimore was followed by Detroit, which recorded a homicide rate of 40 per 100,000 people; Memphis, Tennessee, with a rate of 28 per 100,000 and Chicago, with a rate of 24 per 100,000. But some smaller cities reported a higher homicide rates. St. Louis has a population of slightly over...
  • Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

    09/24/2018 3:44:02 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 10 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 24, 2018 | AP
    BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s interim police chief says an officer has been shot and wounded and a suspect fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire.
  • Accused Jacksonville gunman once hospitalized for mental illness, records show

    08/28/2018 10:30:23 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 32 replies
    wptv.com ^ | 8/27/18 | MICHAEL BIESECKER and DAVID McFADDEN/AP
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press. Divorce filings from the parents of 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore say that as an adolescent he was twice hospitalized in psychiatric facilities and was prescribed antipsychotic and antidepressant medications. The records show Katz's parents disagreed on how to care for their troubled son, with his father claiming his estranged wife was exaggerating symptoms of mental illness as part of their long and...
  • Pro-gamer, 24, who shot dead two and injured 11 after LOSING: Florida tournament killer [Tr]

    08/26/2018 7:43:29 PM PDT · by familyop · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 26, 2018 | EMILY CRANE and KEITH GRIFFITH
    On Sunday night, FBI and ATF agents raided a home in the upscale Federal Hill neighborhood of South Baltimore. It is believed to be the home of Katz's parents, where the shooter himself also lived...As a child, Katz had 'significant health problems', according to court records in his parents' divorce. At the time of the 2014 court filing, the shooter's father worked for NASA, and his mother worked for the US Food and Drug Administration.
  • Jacksonville Landing shooter David Katz described as gamer angry after losing in tournament

    08/26/2018 5:42:09 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 43 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/26/18 | Nicole Darrah, Samuel Chamberlain
    The gunman who opened fire during a Madden 19 NFL tournament at a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday afternoon, killing two people before turning the gun on himself, has been described by witnesses and people who knew him as a gamer who erupted in anger after losing the event. David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, was believed to have fired shots during the event at the Chicago Pizza restaurant and bar in The Jacksonville Landing, Sheriff Mike Williams said at a news conference. Williams did not speak about a possible motive.
  • Democrat Ben Jealous' Twitter account 'liked' anti-police tweet mocking #BlueLivesMatter

    08/25/2018 10:42:45 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 9 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | August 23, 2018 | Doug Donovan
    he campaign of Ben Jealous removed a “like” this week by its Twitter account of a six-month-old tweet that characterized corrupt police officers in vulgar terms and mocked #BlueLivesMatter. A spokesman for the Democratic candidate for Maryland governor said the “like” by @BenJealous was an “accident” by a staffer and that the former president of the NAACP “disavowed” it. “This tweet was not liked by Ben and certainly doesn’t reflect his views on law enforcement,” Jealous campaign spokesman Kevin Harris said. “As Ben has said on several occasions, he values and respects law enforcement, including the several members of his...