D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Baltimore Council Passes Police Body Cams and Bag Ban, But Mayor Promises Veto

Baltimore City Council approved two measures in a final vote Monday night, one to ban plastic bags in supermarkets and the other to implement police body cameras.


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Report Gives D.C. a ‘C’ Grade, Baltimore ‘C+’ for Housing Affordability

t isn’t shocking by any stretch, but a new report giving the D.C. area a “C” grade for housing affordability says a lot about what is happening in regions where housing costs often suck up a large chunk of residents’ paychecks.


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Trial Starts for 8 Charged in Baltimore Jail Case

The trial for eight remaining defendants in a vast drug-smuggling operation at a downtown Baltimore jail has opened with jury selection.


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Baltimore Mayor Will Veto Police Body-Camera Bill

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she’ll veto a police body-camera bill if it lands on her desk so it can “be done right.”


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Never Mind Crabs; In Baltimore, Try Afghan Food

There are three things that everyone in Baltimore wants you to know when you come for a visit: Baseball great Babe Ruth was born here. Poet Edgar Allan Poe died here. And there’s a great Afghan restaurant owned by Hamid Karzai’s brother.



Funeral Announced for 40-Year Veteran of Baltimore Fire

The investigation continues in the death of 40-year Baltimore Fire veteran Lt. James Bethea.


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Md.-Based Gas Station Company Being Sued Rolls Out Free Air

A Baltimore-based gas station company being sued for charging customers for air said Thursday it has been rolling out free air since April and hopes to have it available at all 16 city stations by year’s end.


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Baltimore Police Officer Charged With Perjury

Officials say a Baltimore police officer has been charged with perjury and misconduct after arresting a man he allegedly knew was innocent.


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Baltimore One of ‘Most Violent Cities in the World’, Report Finds

A recent report shows that Baltimore is one of the few U.S. cities to rank as one of the worst cities in the world for violence.


40-year veteran safety officer Lt. James Bethea was found dead on Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of WJZ)

Baltimore Fire Safety Officer Found Dead

A Baltimore Fire Department safety officer was found dead inside a vacant building adjacent to the scene of an early morning blaze.





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