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Local business owner hopes to teach kids a second language: music.

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katie Keogh Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Sixteen years ago, Justin Levy set out to teach children a second language: music. Today, the 32-year-old biochemist and musician has built a growing business in the heart of Towson in which he revels in the chance to teach students to create their own [...]

Panel debates the meaning of Black in America

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J.K. Schmid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As 400 years of black repression and black resistance were recounted during a recent panel discussion at Towson University, Akosua Bamfo had to leave the room as she wiped away tears. “It’s so hurtful, I don’t know where to go” the 24-year-old [...]

Man shot on Chase Street

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore City Police said they responded to a call Thursday at 2 p.m. in the 2800 block of East Chase Street, where officers found a 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the stomach and leg. He was transported to an area hospital and is in serious condition, according to reports.  According [...]

Baltimore City Council requests control over Baltimore PD

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Watta Camara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Councilman Brandon Scott The Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Monday that calls on the Maryland General Assembly to pass legislation that would allow the city to have more power over the Baltimore Police Department. [...]

Police ask for help IDing burglary suspect

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect that burglarized a home in Pikesville in January. The unknown suspect broke into the home located on the 200 block of Luguain Court and stole a game console, credit cards, and keys to a Chrysler vehicle, [...]

Group takes to the road to fight hunger in America

March 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Taylor Nappi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Representatives of MAZON try to educate people about hunger in America. Photo provided by MAZON. An interactive art exhibit titled “This Is Hunger” came to Baltimore last week to inform and engage the community about the large number of hungry [...]

Man shot in Baltimore

March 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore City Police said they were called to the 2300 block of East Monument Street Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a reported shooting. According to police, when the officer arrived to the central-Baltimore location, a male victim was found with gunshot wounds to the body. He was taken to a local [...]

Council withdraws bill on solar energy

March 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Patrick Brooks Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Council Tuesday decided to toss out a bill that would regulate the placement of solar facilities in rural areas of the county. Councilman Wade Kach, R-Third District, who was the lead sponsor of the bill, withdrew the [...]

30-year-old fatally shot in West Baltimore

March 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Baltimore City Police said they responded to a reported shooting in the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, in West Baltimore, on Tuesday afternoon, where they found 30-year-old Laron Griffin with gunshot wounds to his body. Griffin was transported to a local hospital where he later died, [...]

Northeast Baltimore man charged in fatal stabbing

March 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore City Police have charged a 51-year-old man in connection with a fatal stabbing. Police said they were called to the Northeast District Monday night to investigate a reported stabbing at a home in the 5600 block of Greenhill Avenue, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. [...]
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