A Baltimore judge ruled that retired and retirement-eligible police and firefighters are entitled to damages for the changes the city made to their pension system that eliminated a benefit. The local unions announced the decision Monday, saying in summary that the ...Read More »
The Baltimore City Fire Department will receive a $5.8 million grant to hire 40 full-time firefighters for two years. The grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was announced in a news release by four members of Maryland’s congressional ...
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After a five-year tenure that at times was rocked by plans to close fire companies, Baltimore Fire Chief James S. Clack resigned on Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said.Read More »
A Baltimore fire department spokesman says exhaust fumes from generators outside a post office building are being blamed for sickening employees. Fire department spokesman Kevin Cartwright says two people were taken to hospitals from the main post office complex and ...Read More »
A Baltimore firefighter and another man have been charged with running an online prostitution ring. Authorities allege that Jamar Marvin Simmons had been organizing the ring for several years. Simmons and another man, Franklin Coit, were charged after police raided ...Read More »
Baltimore’s spending board on Wednesday approved payments to settle three accident claims, including one for a small group of people killed by a fire engine and another involving a man hit by a bookmobile. In the first settlement, the Board ...Read More »