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Residents complain about loud Towson students

December 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Sierra Underdue Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Members of the Towson community last week expressed their outraged by the continuous disruption caused by Towson University students living nearby and the landlords that lease the properties to them. The resident spoke at a town hall meeting at the [...]

Looking for a space where drug users can feel safe

December 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Police say they have new evidence in shooting death of detective

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Police Department reported Monday that they have discovered new evidence in a shooting that killed a homicide detective in the line of duty. “Based on the autopsy, it’s made us think about this murder in a different way that’s led us to recover evidence today [...]

Residents complain to council about animal shelter noise

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Brittney Everett Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer About 30 members of the Kimberly Farms Neighborhood and Homeowners Association in Dundalk appeared before the County Council Monday to  complain about the noise and light pollution from the recently opened Baltimore County Animal Shelter located [...]
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