The rumors were true, it turns out: Baltimore’s next police commissioner will be Joel Fitzgerald, who most recently served as the chief of the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas.
Police ID man who shouted ‘Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!’ at ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ say he was intoxicated
A man who stood up during intermission last night at the performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Hippodrome Theater downtown and shouted “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” was escorted out of the building, and was permitted to walk away free after police made contact with him.
Hogan administration approves $6.4 million in grants for Hippodrome, Maryland Science Center and others
From a new IMAX projection system for the Maryland Science Center to larger-than-life exhibits for kids to learn and play, state officials today signed off on more than $6 million in bond-funded grants to help some of Baltimore’s top downtown institutions with large-scale projects.
Community reporters and journalists at community papers within the Baltimore Sun Media Group unionized today, calling for higher wages and a more stable work environment.
The group, known as the Chesapeake News Guild, covers about 50 reporters, photographers, designers and copy editors at The Capital in Annapolis, Carroll County Times, The Aegis in Harford County, Howard County Times and other local news organizations owned and managed by the local media company.
In less than a week’s time, the city will shut down the well-traveled, woefully aged Harford Road Bridge spanning Herring Run, and begin the process of replacing the 106-year-old passageway with one better equipped for pedestrians and the estimated 22,000 cars that travel it each day.
A 21-year veteran Baltimore County police officer died today after shooting himself in his office at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, police said late Monday afternoon.
In an effort to stave off future job cuts, Tribune Publishing, the parent company of The Sun, Chicago Tribune and seven other newspapers, offered company-wide buyout offers today in a memo sent to managers.
Baltimore’s newspaper of record bid farewell this week to two of its remaining arts writers, with longtime classical music critic Tim Smith departing this past Wednesday and music critic and nightlife reporter Wesley Case leaving today.
The conflict between motorists and squeegee kids dominated headlines in Baltimore throughout October after a story appeared on three local TV news stations of a driver whose car window was shattered by a washer when he refused to give him money.
“This is what we face every day on the road in Baltimore City,” the man told WMAR news, though he added that he “feels bad” for the many young window washers who are “good kids.”
The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts is combining two of the city’s biggest events, the three-year-old Light City festival and the 23-year-old Baltimore Book Festival, into one, into one 10-day stretch during fall of 2019.