Reporter’s Book Signing

If passion is your pleasure and you still believe in love, then Baltimore resident and radio personality Harold Fisher had a treat for readers of his new romance novel. The WHUR Radio news reporter...

Slots Finally

After a two-year wait Marylanders will finally start to get the gaming terminals they overwhelmingly voted for in 2008. On Sept. 30, Perryville in Cecil County will launch with 1,500 machines in a new...

First African-American Woman Appointed to Maryland Appellate Court

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) has appointed Michele D. Hotten to the Court of Special Appeals for the Fourth Appellate Circuit in Prince George’s County, making her the first African-American woman to be appointed...

Black Law Enforcement Group, Local University Partner

Walden University and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) recently announced a partnership that will allow NOBLE members to enroll in online higher education programs at a reduced rate. According to a...

The Numbers Game (Pt. 1)

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley began his political ascendancy during the 1990s by challenging the crime numbers of the Baltimore City Police Department when he was one of three councilmen in the old Third District...

Four Arrested in Rape Investigation

Four Morgan State University students and alumni have been identified as the alleged rapists of an unidentified woman on June 30. Police arrested Renard James, 30, Dante Green, 24, Dale Lawton, 23, and Howard...

Ideal Bank Closes

The collapse of Wall Street, which spurred an epic economic recession, has claimed its 88th victim in the banking industry. Baltimore’s Ideal Federal Savings Bank was closed on July 9 by the Office of...

The House That ‘Extreme Makeover’ Built

Thousands of volunteers toiled in the sweltering Baltimore heat. Vendors and contractors donated supplies, raw materials, food and water. And within a week the television show Extreme Makeover Home Edition in partnership with Excel...

Baltimore Youth Fare Well in NAACP ACT-SO Competition

Eight Baltimore City students participated in the NAACP’s national ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics). Two 2010 graduates of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute won National Silver Medals, Eberechi Ihezie (earth and space science) and...

Lochearn Family Sends Two Children to Graduate School

Proud parents Earl Lowe and Janet  Blount load the van that will take their son  Benjamin Lowe (third  from left) to the University of Delaware Graduate School where he will study education. In addition,...

Local Union Demands Living Wage

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union – advocate for workers in retail food, meatpacking and poultry, food processing and manufacturing, and retail stores across the country – will announce the findings of a...

Michelle Obama Throws First Pitch at Orioles Game

First lady Michelle Obama will show off her arm by throwing the first pitch of the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles game on July 20. The honorary tossing of the first pitch will...
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