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Baltimore County Police Union Says It Has Lost Confidence In Leadership Of BCPD Chief Melissa HyattThe Baltimore County police union wants to oust Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt, according to union officials.
Technical Problems Raise Transparency Concerns In Latest Marilyn Mosby Criminal Case HearingBaltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's trial on charges that include perjury is still on track for Sept. 19, according to an amended scheduling order filed in U.S. District Court on Monday.
Hogan Calls On Franchot To 'Halt Or Minimalize' Pending Gas Tax Increase; Comptroller Says Executive Action Is NeededGov. Larry Hogan called for the state's CFO to "halt or minimalize" the impact of a forthcoming increase in the state's gas tax, saying the price bump is "unconscionable" amid record prices and steep inflation.
Jury Selected For Trial Of Man Charged With Murdering Dante BarksdaleA jury was seated Monday in the trial of Garrick Powell, a 29-year-old Baltimore man charged in the murder of Safe Streets advocate Dante Barksdale.
Dunkin Donuts Will Donate Portion Of Coffee Sales To Local Children's Center And HospitalEvery cup of iced coffee purchased from Dunkin Donuts on Wednesday will go towards the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.
Trio Of Teens Arrested Following Car Crash In Downtown BaltimoreThree teenagers were arrested for at least one handgun violation after they crashed their vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Monday, according to authorities.

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Developer Looks To Round Out Lexington Market With Short-Term VendorsBaltimore's iconic Lexington Market is looking for short-term vendors to fill its kiosk and pop-up spaces when its renovation is completed this fall.
Mayor Scott, Organizers Hope Preakness LIVE Will Bridge Gap Between Triple Crown Race And Surrounding Community"It was held in Northwest Baltimore, but it wasn’t held with Northwest Baltimore," Mayor Brandon Scott said.
Made In Baltimore Launches Online Store Selling Locally Made Home Goods, Jewelry And MoreThe store features hundreds of bath and beauty products, apparel, accessories, cards, food and drinks, and other products, and allows shoppers to search for items made by Black, Indigenous, and people of color artists or by businesses that are women-owned or LGBTQ-owned.
Maryland Zoo Announces Movie Nights, Parties Tied To Dinosaur ExhibitA screening of "Jurassic Park," a twilight tour, a new sour from Union Craft Brewing, and a sleepover in the woods. These are just some of the ways to enjoy the new animatronic "DINOSAURS" exhibit at the Maryland Zoo
Gorillaz Coming To Merriweather Post Pavilion In OctoberGorillaz, the virtual band co-founded and helmed by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, is set to come to Merriweather Post Pavilion this October in the group's first tour since 2018.
Baltimore Farmers' Market Unveils Special 'B-Side' Event ScheduleThe Baltimore Farmers' Market is one of the most iconic activities the city has to offer, and starting next month, it's about to get even better.

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Hogan Calls On Franchot To 'Halt Or Minimalize' Pending Gas Tax Increase; Comptroller Says Executive Action Is NeededGov. Larry Hogan called for the state's CFO to "halt or minimalize" the impact of a forthcoming increase in the state's gas tax, saying the price bump is "unconscionable" amid record prices and steep inflation.
Van Hollen 'On The Mend' After Suffering Minor Stroke Last WeekendSen. Chris Van Hollen is recovering after suffering a minor stroke over the weekend.
City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For Public Fund Supporting Local Reproductive Health OrganizationsTwo council members will introduce a resolution calling on Mayor Brandon Scott and the council to create a public fund supporting local reproductive health organizations.
Hogan, Ferguson And Jones Sign Transportation, Insulin Bills Into LawIn addition to the $4 billion capital budget signed Monday, HB 1397 caps the copay or coinsurance of insulin to “no more than $30 for a 30-day supply.”
Former Mayor Pugh Talks With The Afro About Her Time In Prison, Return To BaltimoreFormer Mayor Catherine Pugh, 72, talked with The Afro about her 19-month stint in the Federal Correctional Institution in Aliceville, Alabama. and how she plans to make a resurgence in Baltimore.
City Council President Mosby Violated Ethics Law By Accepting Donations From Legal Defense Fund, Board FindsThe Baltimore City Board of Ethics on Thursday said City Council President Nick Mosby violated the city's ethics law when he accepted donations to cover his legal expenses and those of his wife, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby.