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Police: Suspect Charged with Gun Violations Tried to Trick Officers with Wig, Dress

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A MAC 11 and a .22 rifle with drum. Photo via Baltimore Police.

An 18-year-old man allegedly found with two guns yesterday tried to dupe city police officers by donning a disguise after a five-mile chase through the city. It didn’t work.

Mayor Pugh Made Her First Cabinet Meeting a Bus Tour of West Baltimore

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Courtesy of the Mayor’s Office

Three days after taking office earlier this month, Mayor Catherine Pugh gathered her department heads for their first meeting. But instead of getting together in a board room at City Hall, she had them climb onto a charter bus and take a ride around the Westside.

With Nearly $365,000 in Grants, Catholic Charities to Expand Programs in West Baltimore

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Courtesy Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Courtesy Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Even before the riots of April 2015, Catholic Charities of Baltimore was one of the strongest providers of services for the needy in West Baltimore. Thanks to a new round of grants from private foundations and public sources, Executive Director Bill McCarthy said his organization can expand its work in Sandtown-Winchester and surrounding neighborhoods.

1868 Matthew Sellers Mansion Goes To Auction: ‘A History of Hate, Loneliness and Mystery’ … Interested?

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Hot House: 801 N. Arlington Avenue, Baltimore MD 21217

sellers:now

Second Empire Italianate-style mansion, circa 1868,  brick with slate mansard roof and two extended porticos. Three stories, 7,200 sq. ft. with 18 rooms, including formal living and dining rooms, multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors. House is in poor condition and requires total renovation. .1 acre lot: $10,000 (minimum bid)

Auction: Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m., at the Radisson Hotel, Cross Keys. Contact ajbillig.com for more information.

The Worst Health Care in the Most Medically Advanced City

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Photo by Alia Malek/via Al Jazeera America
Photo by Alia Malek/via Al Jazeera America

Baltimore is the home base of one of the best hospital systems in the country. So why do so many city residents still get such sub-par healthcare?

CityLab: West Baltimore Needs Transportation, Not Demolition

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Red Line Station (rendering)
Red Line Station (rendering)

CityLab blasted Gov. Larry Hogan for trumpeting a $700 million investment in ridding West Baltimore of blighted vacants after killing the $1.235 billion Red Line.

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