BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor says her office will host a series of events throughout the summer in the hopes of providing an outlet for young people.
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced the events Friday during an anti-violence event at Mondawmin Mall. Mosby says the events will occur every Friday night for the next 11 weeks. She says the events will include skating, basketball and night swimming.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
Mosby says young people who sign up will get text alerts the night before the events.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
The events are being held amid a spike in violence in the city. Through the first five months of the year, homicides in Baltimore were up 32 percent compared to the same period last year.Baltimore County Public Schools To Allow Inner County Sporting Events Beginning Next Friday
(© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)