Mayor Catherine Pugh and other city officials took part in a crime walk Thursday in northwest Baltimore at the scene of the recent murder of a 64-year-old man. The walk was intended to encourage residents to provide information about crimes in their neighborhoods and part of an ongoing initiative of the Mayor’s violence-reduction initiative. Last […]
Mayor Catherine Pugh and the Office of Public Affairs are hosting their annual Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting, Monday, December 3 at 5:30pm. The event takes place at 100 Holliday Street, with performances by Stellar Award Winner and the Sound of Praise’s Own Maurette Brown Clark, The Voice Semi-finalist Davon Fleming and R&B Artist […]
Last week, a driver used his cellphone camera to record a squeegee guy hitting his window after he said he didn’t want his windows cleaned. It happened at the intersection of Hamburg and Russell streets. The driver said the washer then busted his back windshield. There has reported an increase in violent behavior with squeegee […]
Baltimore interim police commissioner Gary Tuggle and Mayor Catherine Pugh have made plans to move more than 100 officers in the department from their current assignments to the streets and patrol.
500 Baltimore Public School students have been accepted into the free community college program. This is the first year for the program, titled the “last-dollar scholarship program”. Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the program last year and said that the program provides “clear pathways for our young people” and puts them in reach “of their highest […]
Mayor Catherine Pugh gave her second annual state-of-the-city address touting declining crime in our city and providing a recap of her administration’s year long work on initiatives to move the city forward. Baltimore City has certainly seen it’s share of negative spotlight, marred by record killings and police corruption, but Pugh hopes that her […]
Baltimore has more than a murder a day so far in 2017 and the city’s crime fighting strategy is not working according to Mayor Pugh. Her administration is currently searching for solutions. “This strategy that we have in place is not working to the extent we need it to,” Pugh said. Forty-two people have been […]