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Police boost downtown presence for summer crowds

Baltimore officials hope a more visible police presence combined with a more extensive camera network will help keep downtown crowds safe this summer. An extra 50 foot patrol officers will be on hand at night Thursdays through Sundays and on ...

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Report: Bottle tax increase will lead to job losses in Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s plan to increase the container tax by three cents to help fund school construction will result in a new wave of job losses in Baltimore and also harm working families, according to a report released Friday by ...

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Sheriff to begin seizure process for Baltimore Housing Authority property to pay for lead paint judgment (access required)

The Baltimore City Sheriff will begin the process of seizing nearly two dozen trucks, computers and other office supplies owned by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City Wednesday to auction and pay an outstanding lead paint poisoning judgment against the ...

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Private developers’ tax breaks to come under intense scrutiny (access required)

Should financially strapped Baltimore support private development? That is one of the questions posed by a city task force that studied the practice of granting millions in taxpayer incentives for economic development. Over the next six months, city leaders will ...

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Torbit shooting investigation is complete (access required)

It has been nearly 10 months since Baltimore Police Officer William H. Torbit Jr. and 22-year-old Sean Gamble were killed when 41 bullets ripped through the early-morning darkness outside the Select Lounge nightclub. Now, the city may find out more ...

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