Business, Politics

Governor Hogan touts Port of Baltimore expansion, new partnership between Tradepoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Limited [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week hailed the expansion of the Port of Baltimore through a new partnership between Tradepoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Limited that will establish an on-site 165 acre rail served container terminal at Coke Point. This project, which launches the next major phase of the redevelopment at Sparrows Point, will create 1,000 new jobs for the …


Crime, Police/Fire

Teen wanted in connection with downtown ‘squeegee kid’ homicide arrested in Essex

ESSEX, MD—A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man in downtown Baltimore earlier this month. Police in Baltimore say that, in connection with the homicide of 48-year-old Timothy Reynolds that occurred on July 7 on East Conway Street, investigators have arrested a 15-year-old male. Detectives arrested the teen at just after 6:30 a.m. on …


Baltimore squeegee shooting: $16,000 reward offered for information

UPDATE: A 15-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection with this case. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Authorities are offering a reward for information on this week’s shooting involving a “squeegee kid” in downtown Baltimore. At around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, Timothy Reynolds was shot and killed near the intersection of Light Street and East Conway Street, located …

Governor Hogan announces $45 million for violent crime measures, expanded state law enforcement initiatives; presses For passage of emergency crime bills [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced $45 million for violent crime measures, additional resources to expand warrant initiatives in Baltimore, and additional funding to protect victim services providers from federal cuts. The governor also announced expanded initiatives and coordination to address violent crime in Baltimore City, and again called on the Maryland General Assembly to pass his emergency crime …

Baltimore City to lift indoor mask mandate on March 1

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott on Thursday announced that the city’s indoor mask mandate would be lifted effective March 1st. The mandate will also be lifted for city employees, and customers in shops and restaurants will no longer need to wear face coverings. “We will continue to monitor our COVID-19 metrics and make informed decisions should another variant of …

OPERATION WASHOUT: Joint law enforcement effort leads to over 100 arrests in Baltimore area [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday provided an update alongside the U.S. Marshals Service on a large-scale, multi-agency law enforcement operation focused on apprehending violent fugitives and wanted gang members during the first two weeks of February, leading to dozens of arrests throughout the Baltimore area. The governor also urged the Maryland General Assembly to pass his emergency crime bills, …

Three firefighters killed in Baltimore City house fire, 4th in critical condition

UPDATE 2: A $10,000 reward is being offered for information on a person of interest in connection with this fire. UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help the families of the firefighters who were killed and injured in this fire – details here. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Three firefighters have died following an early morning house fire …

END OF WATCH: Officer Keona Holley laid to rest

BALTIMORE, MD—Officer Keona Holley has been laid to rest, almost one month after she was shot ambush-style while sitting in her patrol car in Baltimore City. Her funeral was held at the Baltimore Convention Center on Tuesday. At just after 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, officers received a report of a vehicle crash in the 4400-block of Pennington Avenue. …