Baltimore’s subway commuters will reportedly need to plan ahead for a second system-wide shutdown this year.
The 14-year-old who brought a pellet gun to Loch Raven High School yesterday, leading to a lockdown as Baltimore County police tactical units and officers searched the building, has been charged as a juvenile with disturbing activities at school and having dangerous weapons on school property.
Loch Raven High School was placed on lockdown late this morning after a school resource officer approached a 14-year-old student believed to be carrying a gun in their backpack, county authorities said.
Last month, we learned that Baltimore wasn’t on the shortlist of cities being considered by Amazon for its second headquarters. With the proposal to bring HQ2 to Port Covington no longer in the running, officials made the bid publicly available this week.
A new budget proposal from the Trump administration would cut benefits to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, in half and instead send recipients a “USDA America’s Harvest Box” with “shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables.”
By Ethan McLeod and Brandon Weigel
A federal grand jury on Monday convicted Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor, two former members of a Baltimore Police Department team charged with getting weapons off city streets, of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, robbery and wire fraud charges, according to reporters covering the case.
At the Parkway Theatre last night, Baltimore magazine held an event touting visionaries in the city, people profiled in the current issue who “are shaping the future of Baltimore—one big idea at a time.”
A gray-haired man and a blonde woman left the courtroom as the prosecution was delivering its final arguments to the jury. The man looked at Det. Daniel Hersl and nodded. The woman appeared to be crying.
Two counties bordering Baltimore are suing pharmaceutical firms and distributors for contributing to the deadly opioid crisis that’s hit Maryland.