City Hall reporter for The Baltimore Sun.

City's largest shelter for families doubles capacity — Jammed into his in-law's home, Antonio Gardner dreamed of a fresh start for his family but needed to find a shelter that would allow him to get back on his feet and wouldn't separate him from his wife and their children.
Oct 09, 2015

Sarah's Hope, run by St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, expects to serve around 200 families this year — up to 150...

Letter sent to public housing residents after sexual harassment alleged at Gilmor Homes — Baltimore Housing Director Paul T. Graziano sent a letter to public housing residents this week warning of sexual harassment by employees, after seven woman filed a lawsuit alleging maintenance workers demanded sexual favors in return performing work at the Gilmor Homes.

Forums offered to give seniors information on consumer protection — Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition will host a series of free forums for Baltimore seniors to offer information about financial fraud and tax liens, teach them how to prepare a will and connect them to legal services.

Charles Village Circulator extension celebrated — Amelia Rambissoon is one of thousands of riders expected to use the Charm City Circulator's extended Purple Route to Charles Village to work, school and the neighborhood's cultural attractions.

Baltimore to settle 'rough ride' case, plus other police misconduct lawsuit — Baltimore officials are prepared to settle two police misconduct lawsuits - including one involving a woman who was injured during an alleged "rough ride" in the back of a police van in 2012.
Oct 06, 2015

City to pay $125k to man shot by officer who said he was being beaten up by rowdy crowd…

Man arrested in connection with daytime shooting — City police arrested a man in connection with a shooting that injured two, officials said Friday. Montrell Brice is charged with attempted first-degree murder for a shooting at 10:55 a.m. Sept. 11 in the 4100 block of Audrey Avenue in South Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood.

Joaquin now Category 3, but path is uncertain — Hurricane Joaquin arrived in the Bahamas Thursday, and forecasters say the Baltimore region will see heavy rain starting Friday, but exactly how the growing storm will impact Maryland remains unclear. Meteorologists said Thursday morning that the storm's path up the East Coast remains uncertain.
Oct 01, 2015

RT @baltimoresun: Hurricane Joaquin now Category 3, but path is uncertain. Here's the latest:

Oct 01, 2015

Gov. Hogan declares state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Joaquin

Oct 01, 2015

Gov. Hogan declares state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Joaquin

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West Baltimore pastor arrest at recent protest to seek nomination for City Council — The Rev. Westley West - who recently was arrested at a demonstration outside of a pre-trial hearing for the Freddie Gray case - has filed to run for Baltimore City Council. West, pastor of Faith Empowered Ministries in West Baltimore, is seeking the Green Party nomination for council's seventh district.
Sep 30, 2015

RT @baltimoresun: Westley West, a pastor arrested at Freddie Gray protest, seeks seat on City Council.

U.S. Conference of Mayors to meet in Baltimore — Nearly 40 mayors from across the country will gather in Baltimore this weekend for the U.S. Conference of Mayor's leadership meeting to discuss areas the 2016 presidential candidates should prioritize. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, president of the conference, will lead discussions that also will include economic development, community policing and the spike in homicides many cities saw over the summer.

Lawmakers pressure Hogan on Planned Parenthood funding — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan declined Tuesday to take a position on whether state tax dollars should be given to Planned Parenthood, as he faces mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle to make a decision.
Sep 29, 2015

RT @baltimoresun: As Gov. Hogan declines to take a stance, lawmakers pressure him on Planned Parenthood funding:

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Oct 08, 2015

RT @MarkPuente: "shocking that the Housing Authority ignored the pleas of the women of Gilmor 4 years" @yvonnewenger/@lukebroadwater

Oct 07, 2015

Baltimore settles two more lawsuits alleging police misconduct

Oct 07, 2015

RT @MarkPuente: #Baltimore taxpayers are on the hook for $13 million since 2011 for police misconduct lawsuits; 2 more today

Oct 06, 2015

RT @iduncan: Leon Panetta, talking in Baltimore this evening, distinctly lukewarm on the Iran nuclear deal. Not what I would have negotiated, he says

Oct 06, 2015

Donald Trump "has no damn idea" about how to address foreign affairs, Leon Panetta says. Next president must know how to govern.

Oct 06, 2015

(As heard at his #Baltimore Speaker Series address at Meyerhoff)

Oct 06, 2015

Leon Panetta says he never used email as secretary or CIA director, says too much business is conducted over email now.

Oct 06, 2015

Riders, Baltimore officials celebrate Charm City Circulator extension in Charles Village.

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