Baltimore students plan their own March for Our Lives from City Hall on March 24

Students march to City Hall in the “#GunsDownGradesUP” pro-gun control protest on March 6. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

Some Baltimore students aren’t planning to jump on Mayor Catherine Pugh’s bus brigade to D.C. in a couple weeks for the national March for Our Lives, instead opting to host their own march here starting at City Hall.

Blacksauce Kitchen damaged in early morning fire

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Remington’s Blacksauce Kitchen was damaged by a fire early Friday morning.

Metro is reopening Friday; more track work planned for summer

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Baltimore’s subway line is set to open at 5 a.m. Friday, three days ahead of schedule, after being closed for nearly a month for track work.

The 5 most cringe-worthy moments from Mayor Pugh’s interview with Laura Ingraham

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Mayor Catherine Pugh accepted an invite to go on Fox News’ conservative punditry program “The Ingraham Angle” last night, and things went as expected. In an alternate universe, a thoughtful discussion would have taken place about Pugh’s plan to bus Baltimore students to the “March for Our Lives” anti-gun violence rally on March 24 in D.C. Unsurprisingly, that didn’t happen, as the conversation swiftly spiraled into a painful eight minutes of Pugh and her host talking over each other, flinging stats around and making snide remarks.

To save you the headache of watching, we’ve rounded up the five most cringe-worthy moments:

Photos: Hundreds of Baltimore students walk out for the #GunsDownGradesUP protest

  • At about noon, hundreds of Baltimore City School students walked out as part of the #GunsDownGradesUP protest following the school shooting in Florida two weeks ago. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

At about noon today, hundreds of Baltimore City Schools and private school students walked out as part of the #GunsDownGradesUP protest following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, two weeks ago.

House of Delegates passes bill to ban tax lien sales in Baltimore

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Maryland’s House of Delegates this morning unanimously advanced a bill that would permanently block the city from selling residents’ homes at tax sales due to unpaid water and sewer bills.

Emergency meeting called over court database change

A screenshot from the Maryland Judiciary Case Search website.

The Maryland Judiciary will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to consider changes to a rule that wiped police officers’ names from online court records.

City expanding DOT’s traffic cam program to 100 cameras

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In two weeks, Baltimore’s restored traffic camera program will have roughly tripled from its initial size last summer.

Law enforcement officers no longer show up in MD court database, and reporters are rightly mad

A screenshot from the Maryland Judiciary Case Search website.

If you were shocked by the revelations in the Gun Trace Task Force case and, more broadly, care about living in an open society, a new change to the Maryland Judiciary’s searchable database raises a few red flags.

De Sousa appoints former Philly DEA head as deputy police commissioner

Newly appointed Baltimore Police Deputy Commissioner Gary Tuggle. Image via PBS.

A former U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency division chief who began his career as a cop in Baltimore will be the newest deputy commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department.