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  • Baltimore mother accuses school of falsifying son's report card, giving bogus service hours for graduation

    12/05/2023 8:36:15 AM PST · by lowbridge · 24 replies ^ | November 30, 2023 | Chris Papst
    A Project Baltimore investigation exposes serious allegations that some Baltimore City schools continue to falsify student report cards. Tamika Harrison is a Baltimore City mother who spoke with Project Baltimore back in 2017, saying her son was being cheated out of an education. “The African Americans are filling up with prisons; they are filling up the graves,” Harrison said at the time. “I don’t want this for my son.” Back in 2017, Harrison was upset with the grades her son had received on his report card, including two As, two Bs, and a C. It seemed like a good marking...
  • Add pee to the poop destroying American cities, with Baltimore as Exhibit A

    12/02/2023 4:55:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/02/2023 | Andrea Widburg
    One of the solid hits that Ron DeSantis landed on Gavin Newsom during their Thursday night debate was his waving a map graphically illustrating that San Francisco is covered with human fecal matter (aka poop), something that magically vanished only when a Chinese dictator came to town. San Francisco may be the worst city for human poop, but it’s not the only problem facing urban America. In Baltimore, the fact that the city has become a giant urinal is destroying the city’s historic buildings. Until the modern era, cities were vast dung heaps, crawling with human and animal fecal matter....
  • Former Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby found guilty on 2 counts of perjury

    11/09/2023 3:28:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/09/23 | Adam Sabes
    Former Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has been convicted on two counts of perjury by a federal jury. The federal jury reached the verdict Thursday, finding Mosby guilty of perjury after she falsely claimed financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to withdraw money from the city's retirement fund, prosecutors announced. "We respect the jury’s verdict and remain steadfastly committed to our mission to uphold the rule of law, keep our country safe, protect the civil rights of all Americans, and safeguard public property," U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron said. Mosby faces a maximum sentence of five years...
  • 'I’m kind of speechless': Harborplace pavilions to be torn down

    10/08/2023 5:35:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies
    WMAR 2 News ^ | October 3, 2023 | Ashley McDowell
    BALTIMORE — Once a beacon for activity in downtown Baltimore, the Harborplace pavilions will now be torn down by the new owners who are on a mission to revive the area. It's a place that was once booming with tourists. Now, when you take a walk through the Harborplace pavilions, doors are locked and many stores sit vacant. As the entire harbor is getting redeveloped, one project will be tearing down the two pavilions by the new owners, MCB Real Estate. Marketing Managing Director Jarnell Swecker said this is a result of what the community repeatedly shared. "They need something...
  • Better Off Truant?

    10/08/2023 6:11:36 AM PDT · by CFW · 7 replies
    City Journal ^ | 10/5/23 | Sean Kennedy
    For generations, American politicians and experts have lamented the dropout crisis. They warn that quitting school leads students to poverty, prison, and discontent. For many Baltimore schoolchildren, however, recent test results show leaving school might be their best option—or at least, it wouldn’t hurt. Last year, Baltimore’s public schools spent $22,000 per student, a record figure slated to rise over the next decade under the state’s $30 billion education-spending plan, the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. City schools have also raked in $799 million in Covid relief. The latest test results suggest that students and taxpayers shouldn’t waste their time and...
  • Morgan State University shooting suspect still at large after SWAT officers clear campus building

    10/04/2023 9:15:23 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4 October 2023 | Lawrence Richard
    Authorities have not yet located a suspect or suspects responsible for a shooting at a homecoming week celebration at Morgan State University in Baltimore Tuesday that left five students wounded. The shooting prompted an hours-long lockdown of the school. Morgan State Police Chief Lance Hatcher confirmed four of the victims are students at the historically Black college. Worley, who was confirmed as police commissioner on Monday, said investigators did not know how many shooters were involved and the Baltimore Police Department has not released information about the suspect or possible suspects. The shooting happened shortly after the coronation of Mister...
  • Multiple people shot in ongoing ‘active shooter situation’ at Morgan State University, Baltimore Police say

    10/03/2023 8:36:52 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 72 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 3 October 2023 | Dan Belson
    Baltimore Police are encouraging people to avoid the area of Morgan State University, where multiple people were shot Tuesday night, and for those in the area of the campus to shelter in place. Baltimore Police and federal agents are on campus after shots were fired around 9:30 p.m., striking multiple people, near a campus residential building and the home of the institution’s fine arts department. It is not yet known how many people have been shot, or what their injuries are. The shots were reported to have been fired on the 1700 block of Argonne Drive, near the Thurgood Marshall...
  • Philadelphia journalist shot dead inside home at age 39

    10/02/2023 12:36:54 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/2/23 | Brian Flood
    Philadelphia-based journalist Josh Kruger is dead at age 39 after being shot inside his home. Kruger, a prominent supporter of the LGBTQ community, was a journalist and former Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services spokesperson who wrote for a variety of outlets including The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Citizen and LGBTQ Nation. Philadelphia Police told Fox News Digital that it was a homicide, but no arrests have been made as of Monday morning. Police responded to reports of gunshots inside Kruger’s apartment and found that he was shot seven times through the chest and abdomen. Kruger was rushed to Penn Presbyterian...
  • Maryland - Parasite Found in Drinking Water Affecting the Immunocompromised within a Population of Nearly 1.8 Million Residents

    10/01/2023 6:53:22 AM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 38 replies
    Maryland - Parasite Found in Drinking Water Affecting the Immunocompromised within a Population of Nearly 1.8 Million Residents A microscopic parasite called Cryptosporidium was found during testing of Druid Lake Reservoir. This parasite can cause gastrointestinal problems in those who are immunocompromised, the elderly, and/or children. The parasite can cause cryptosporidiosis which, according to the CDC • Watery diarrhea • Stomach cramps or pain • Dehydration • Nausea • Vomiting • Fever • Weight loss Baltimore, Baltimore County and Howard County are the affected areas. Residents can use this Interactive Map to determine if they live in an impacted area....
  • Baltimore CEO was killed by repeat offender who should have never been on the street, officials allege

    09/27/2023 8:49:24 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 95 replies
    NBC News ^ | Sept. 26, 2023, 10:29 PM CDT | By Antonio Planas and Tim Stelloh
    Pava LaPere, the founder of EcoMap Technologies, was found dead in an apartment Monday. Police say they are looking for a suspect considered armed and dangerous. Police in Baltimore say they are searching for a repeat violent offender who should not have been free after a 26-year-old tech CEO was found dead at an apartment Monday. Pava LaPere, the CEO and founder of EcoMap Technologies, whose accomplishments earned her a spot on the Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list, was found dead about 11:30 a.m. Monday at an apartment with apparent signs of “blunt-force trauma,” police said. Pava LaPere.pavamarie via Instagram...
  • Hall of Fame 3B, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson dies at 86

    09/26/2023 4:57:03 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 22 replies
    ESPN ^ | 26 Sep 2023 | News Services
    Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, whose deft glovework and folksy manner made him one of the most beloved and accomplished athletes in Baltimore history, has died. He was 86. "We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Brooks Robinson," his family and the Baltimore Orioles said in a joint statement. "An integral part of our Orioles Family since 1955, he will continue to leave a lasting impact on our club, our community, and the sport of baseball." The statement did not say how Robinson died. The Orioles held a moment of silence before their...
  • Pava Marie LaPere murder: Baltimore police reveal name of suspect Jason Deans Billingsley, 32, and warn he 'will kill and he will rape'

    09/26/2023 3:41:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 26, 2023 | Claudia Aoraha
    Baltimore police have issued an arrest warrant for 'a repeat violent offender' suspected of murdering a much-loved Forbes '30 Under 30' tech CEO, who was found beaten to death in her apartment building. Pava Marie LaPere, 26, was killed by blunt force trauma inside her luxury Mount Vernon, Baltimore apartment, and her body was found by police on Monday. Jason Deans Billingsley, 32, of Baltimore, is wanted for first degree murder, assault, reckless endangerments, as well as additional charges. Police do not believe LaPere knew him. He was convicted 'for a violent crime' in 2011, with charges including attempted rape,...
  • Fury as ZERO children at 13 Baltimore state schools pass math exam - as parent groups call on leaders to step down

    09/22/2023 3:29:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 65 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 22, 2023 | Will Potter
    A slate of Baltimore schools have sparked outrage after zero students passed their state math exams - with almost 75 percent testing at the lowest possible score. The poor performances came in the latest round of Maryland's state testing, where 13 high schools in the city - a staggering 40 percent - failed to produce a single student with a 'proficient' score in math. 'This is educational homicide,' said Jason Rodriguez, deputy director of Baltimore-based nonprofit People Empowered by the Struggle, to Fox Baltimore. The activist said there is 'no excuse' for the failure, which has come after years of...
  • At 13 Baltimore City high schools, zero students tested proficient on 2023 state math exam

    09/21/2023 7:55:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    WBFF ^ | September 18th 2023 | Chris PapstMon,
    BALTIMORE — The latest round of state test results is raising alarm in Baltimore City Schools. Project Baltimore found that 40% of Baltimore City high schools, where the state exam was given, did not have any students score proficient in math. Not one student. “This is educational homicide,” said Jason Rodriguez, deputy director of People Empowered by the Struggle, a Baltimore-based nonprofit. In 2021, the group held rallies calling on Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises to resign over low test scores, falling graduation rates, and a lack of transparency. Now, after seeing what Project Baltimore discovered, Rodriguez is...
  • Nolte: Property Value Collapse Shows Democrat Destruction of Baltimore Is Nearly Complete

    07/27/2023 9:05:02 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/27/2023 | John Nolte
    It’s a short, to-the-point story from a local Fox affiliate, but the news is jaw-dropping. The devastation Democrats have brought to the once-mighty city of Baltimore is about complete. A mere eight years ago, in 2015, a 30-story downtown Baltimore building sold for $66 million. Last month the same building sold for $24 million. Another downtown building, which is currently the home of T. Rowe Price, was once assessed at $171.4 million. Today it assessment sits at about half that amount: $93.7 million.
  • July 4th Shootings Prompt Dems Call for More Gun Control [semi-satire]

    07/08/2023 10:07:31 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 July 2023 | John Semmens
    Outbursts of gun violence in Baltimore and Chicago over the July fourth holiday inspired President Biden to renew his call for more gun control regulations. In Baltimore, 30 people were shot at a block party. In Chicago, 32 people were shot in a series of incidents around the city. Biden made a pitch for more federal regulations, saying "it is within our power to once again ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, to require safe storage of guns, to end gun manufacturers' immunity from liability, and to enact universal background checks." Ironically, both Baltimore and Chicago already have these regulations....
  • Shooting in Baltimore leaves dozens wounded, multiple dead: reports

    07/02/2023 1:12:03 AM PDT · by CFW · 57 replies
    Fox news ^ | 7/2/23 | Landon Mion
    A shooting in Baltimore, Maryland, early Sunday morning left dozens of people wounded and multiple fatalities. The incident happened during a gathering overnight in the Brooklyn Homes section of South Baltimore, according to Fox 45 Baltimore. Police officers and medical personnel responded to the scene in the 800 block of Gretna Avenue, Baltimore Police said. Witnesses told Fox 45 Baltimore they heard 20 to 30 shots fired.
  • MTA bus crashes into cars, building, injuring 15 people in Baltimore

    06/17/2023 5:50:49 PM PDT · by CFW · 10 replies
    WBALtv ^ | 6/17/23 | Katie Culbertson
    BALTIMORE — A Maryland Transit Administration bus crashed into a building, causing multiple injuries. Baltimore City police said an MTA bus collided with a Lexus around 10:20 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of North Paca and West Mulberry streets. Police said the bus then struck a Nissan and a building in the 500 block of West Franklin Street. Police confirmed that 15 people have been injured. Two of the injuries were believed to be serious and possibly life-threatening. According to the University of Maryland Medical System, five people were taken to Shock Trauma, four people were taken to the University...
  • Amazon Shuts Down Smart Home for a Week Over Racist Slur Claim

    06/16/2023 8:48:18 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 50 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/15/2023 | Newsweek
    Amazon barred a Baltimore, Maryland-based user from its smart home features for a week over an allegation that his doorbell intercom had made a "racist remark" towards a delivery driver. In an explanation of his experience on Medium, Brandon Jackson, an engineer at Microsoft, who is Black, said no one was home when the alleged slur was made and the incident had led him to question his use of Amazon products. The tech giant has since restored access to his account, and said in a statement that it was working to prevent similar incidents from happening in future. The occurrence...
  • Ray Lewis III, Son of Ravens Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, Dies at 28

    06/15/2023 7:46:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    ESPN ^ | Jun 15, 2023
    Ray Lewis III, the son of Baltimore Ravens legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, has died. He was 28 years old. Lewis' younger brother, Rahsaan Lewis, posted about his sibling's death Thursday in an Instagram story. Details of the circumstances surrounding his death were not yet known. "Really can't believe I'm even typing this but RIP big brother," Rahsaan Lewis wrote. "A true angel I pray (you're) at peace now because ik how much you was (really) hurtin ... I love you I love you I love you."