It’s been more than a month since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson. The shooting sparked outrage and nationwide protests. Now city leaders in Baltimore, including the mayor, are coming together to try and create a better relationship between citizens and the police.
Placing blame. A new report points the finger at CSX and the city for not being thorough enough with inspections prior to the 26th Street collapse.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says police have to be careful when using military-style equipment like that seen on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in the past week.
Baltimore’s mayor will meet with residents along 26th Street to talk about the investigation into April’s landslide.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city’s sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce a proposal to sell four city-owned parking garages to generate cash for urgent priorities and infrastructure.
There are new comments from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on the child immigration crisis. With hundreds of Central American immigrants streaming into Maryland, she says she’s open to the idea of turning vacant federal buildings into shelters—this, just a day after Governor Martin O’Malley spoke out against the idea.
Making a big splash. The city opens its pools and kicks off summer swim.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issues a warning about scammers pretending to be her on Instagram.
Cracking down on crime hot spots. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her plans to cut down violence throughout the city–as 2014 sees an 80 percent increase in homicides over last year.
The mayor takes aim at Baltimore’s violent crime in her annual State of the City address.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is getting ready to deliver her annual State of the City address.