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Looking for a space where drug users can feel safe

December 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chavon Borden Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Rajani Gudlavalleti could be called a lot of things: a secular humanist, a racial equity consultant or even a radical organizer. She has spent most of her adult life advocating for the homeless, sex workers, the disabled, those in prison and the [...]

SGA joins in effort to raise age juveniles are charged as adults

December 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

SGA joins effort to raise age juveniles can be charged as adults. Photo by Dynamite News Alexander Best Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Towson University Student Government Association unanimously voted in favor of a resolution affirming the body’s commitment to working with Baltimore [...]

Affordable Housing Trust Fund may get money

December 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Affordable Housing Trust Fund may get money. Photo by AHTF By Taariq Adams Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer BALTIMORE – The City Council early next year will vote on a proposal to raise taxes on property sales and inheritances to help low-income residents pay for housing. “Baltimore City is a [...]

Without proper rail transit, Baltimore remains rooted in tumultuous past

December 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer About a century ago, Baltimore and the District of Columbia shared similarly sprawling streetcar networks that moved people throughout each city as efficiently as the technology of the time would allow. But as streetcars disappeared from the scene, [...]

Baltimore’s 34th Street attracts hundreds to see Miracle

December 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Kyle Armstrong Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The annual Miracle on 34th Street in the Hampden section of Baltimore City lit up the night with both smiles and Christmas lights last weekend, attracting hundreds of people from throughout the area. for the holiday season. The small block of 34th [...]

Officers get new shot at emergency training

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Erin Tyszko Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Harford County has begun using a new computer-simulation system that helps law enforcement officers better train for shootouts and other emergency situations. In the training program, officers stand on a platform surrounded by large computer screens [...]

Council approves indoor shooting range in Owings Mills

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Phil Marshall Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved a bill Monday that allows a new indoor shooting range on Red Run Boulevard in Owings Mills. The business will be newly owned and operated out of a currently vacant building. “This facility will [...]

Annual tree lighting kicks off WinterFest 2017, despite construction

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Santa and Mrs. Claus ride fire truck into town to mingle. Photo by Morgan Schmidt. By Morgan Schmidt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer TOWSON, Md. – The lighting of the city’s 20-foot pine Christmas tree filled with 1,400 twinkling bulbs kick-started exciting month-long activities while [...]

Underage drinking, smoking marijuana are main campus offenses

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

TU police on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Photo by TU. By Ardajah Jones Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer TOWSON, Md. – Thefts of bicycles and other private property, underage drinking and smoking marijuana are the types of crimes that fill Towson University’s police logs and give [...]
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