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"It seems that poor people are in the way of the gentrification that's going on."
Every so often, 60-year-old Roxanne German climbs up a step stool and wraps more packing tape around the ceiling light fixture in her apartment in Baltimore's Perkins Homes, to stop the roaches from crawling into her living room.
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Torrey Smith, Meek Mill and Will Barton were among those that paid tribute to Lor Scoota, who was driving back from a peace rally when he was shot to death in what police say was a targeted killing.
Tyriece Travon Watson, the popular rapper known as Lor Scoota, was driving back from a peace rally Saturday evening when he was shot to death in what police called a targeted killing at a busy intersection in Northeast Baltimore.
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The criminal cases against Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray 's death have drawn widespread attention to so-called "rough rides," making what had been a little-known practice part of the American lexicon.
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Through two trials so far, Mosby's senior prosecutors have yet to land a conviction against the officers charged in Gray's arrest and death.
Eyes from around the country will be on Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. Thursday as he awaits the outcome of charges he faces from the death of Freddie Gray .
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Man starts a campfire on a street no one injured but he gets 15 years?
Cops kill man and no cop convicted?
Government Tyranny.
Revolution!
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Maryland's burgeoning cybersecurity industry could get a boost if Republican lawmakers get their way.
House lawmakers are expected to pass legislation this week to encourage the Obama administration to engage more with small, startup cybersecurity firms, an effort supporters say could benefit Maryland's burgeoning cyber industry.
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That push to train more cyber security analysts only got as close to me as Memphis. It is counterintuitive to base all the efforts in urban areas. We rural folk want to learn as much as anyone else.
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Silver Oak Academy near Taneytown is a privately-contracted residential facility for juvenile offenders. It has been hailed as a model for educating and rehabilitating juvenile delinquents, providing young men a rigorous education and vocational training for the future.
Tucked atop a mountain near Taneytown lies a sprawling campus that has achieved what eludes most high schools in America: small class sizes, a full staff of highly qualified teachers, strong ties to the community, and students who don't want to leave.
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Maryland inmates who are serving parole-eligible life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles may now be considered for minimum-security and pre-release facilities under a new state policy — which means they could be allowed to participate in work-release programs in the community.
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Quick let them out so they can vote for Hillary!
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A 20-year-old man who was seen in widely circulated photos squirting lighter fluid on a pile of propane cylinders during the rioting in Baltimore last April was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday.
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Man starts a campfire on street gets 15 years?
What is the arson part?
How many molotav cocktails are thrown every  dissent , and how many of them get 15 years?
Government Tyranny.
Revolution is th Solution.
We the People Secede from Government
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#‎BREAKING‬: Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. found not guilty on all charges related to the death of ‪#‎FreddieGray‬.
The Baltimore Police officer van driver accused of giving a “rough ride” that killed Freddie Gray was found not guilty by Judge Barry Williams of the most serious charges he faced, second-degree murder.
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The alleged killer of a 13-year-old had been on the run from police for more than two weeks, having slipped away from a secure hospital facility for patients with psychological conditions.
When Anthony Jerome Clark Jr. allegedly shot 13-year-old DiAndre Barnes in an early-morning burst of gunfire June 11, he'd already been on the run from police for more than two weeks, having slipped away from a secure hospital facility for patients with psychological conditions.
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"I genuinely believe that billion-dollar companies will be created in Baltimore."
Alec Ross stood before a window on the 16th floor of Baltimore's Transamerica Tower trying to peer through the clouds and identify what lay just out of sight.
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A 21-year-old woman, who was eight-months pregnant, was among three people shot in the lower abdomen early Monday in the Barclay neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said.
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