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Baltimore Population Plunges To Lowest In Over A Century As Homicides Soar

Baltimore City's population dipped below the 600,000 level, not see in more than a century, as record homicides, an opioid crisis, and now an economic depression risks sending the city deeper into chaos. The Baltimore Sun, citing new US Census data released on Thursday, estimates that the population in the city was 593,490 as of…

‘We’re Going To Need Those Beds’: Baltimore Mayor Urges Residents To Stop Shooting Each...

March 18, 2020 9:24 PM ET Baltimore Mayor Jack Young called on residents to stop shooting each other as the rapidly spreading coronavirus threatens to overwhelm hospitals. Baltimore Mayor begs residents to stop shooting each other and ‘clogging up’ hospital beds https://t.co/Km4Sx1C0Dj — Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) March 18, 2020 Young addressed the city after…

Seven Shot Overnight in Democrat-Controlled Baltimore

Police indicate that seven people were shot overnight in Democrat-controlled Baltimore. WBAL-TV reports that officers responded to reports of a shooting around 2 a.m. Sunday.  Upon arriving they consequently “found three adult men and a 17-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds.” While investigating the scene officers were told of two other victims, “a 22-year-old man…

Here’s How Melania Trump Responded To Getting Booed In Baltimore

November 26, 2019 6:23 PM ET First lady Melania Trump took the high road in response to getting booed in Baltimore on Tuesday, saying that “everyone is entitled to their opinion.” The first lady was booed as she spoke Tuesday at the B’More Youth Summit at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, a summit intended…

Baltimore’s Climate Change Lawsuit Against Energy Companies Can Proceed, Supremes Say

October 22, 2019 6:46 PM ET The Supreme Court allowed the city of Baltimore to proceed with its climate change lawsuit against two dozen fossil fuel companies Tuesday, after the corporate defendants asked the justices to put the dispute on hold. The oil and natural gas companies — among them BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, and…

Kindergartner Blows Up Used Condom After Finding It on Playground

A kindergartner found a used condom at a playground and put it in his mouth because he thought it was a balloon, reports said. The father of the five-year-old boy, who lives in Richmond, Virginia, said he is glad it was not something worse, according to WRIC. “It could’ve been needles, it could’ve been pills,…

17-Year-Old Sentenced To Life In Prison For Running Over Baltimore Police Officer

August 21, 2019 7:26 PM ET A West Baltimore teen was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the 2018 murder of Baltimore police officer Amy Caprio. 17-year-old Dawnta Harris ran over Amy Caprio in May of last year while driving a stolen Jeep. Harris pleaded for mercy, but his petitions were met with the…

Baltimore Trash Cleanup Volunteers Save Two Men from Opioid Overdose

Trash clean up volunteers saved the lives of two men who had reportedly overdosed on opioids in Baltimore, Maryland, on Thursday. Volunteer Clint Scherb, 32, said he saw two men struggling to walk as he and his team picked up trash in the area. He watched as one of the men passed out on the ground, and…

Al Sharpton Confronted In Baltimore: ‘You’re A Phony,’ You’re Just A Hustler!’

Rev. Al Sharpton has been on a speaking tour in Baltimore in an effort to defend Rep. Elijah Cumming’s record after President Trump criticized the Democratic lawmaker’s failed leadership of his poverty-ridden district. However, Sharpton was not warmly received in Baltimore. In fact, locals are outraged by Sharpton’s visit. Footage of one of Sharpton’s appearances…

Only One Country In The World Has A Higher Homicide Rate Than The City...

August 03, 2019 5:05 PM ET Only one country in the world has a higher per capita homicide rate than the city of Baltimore. According to WorldAtlas, the murder capital of the globe is Honduras — where there are 90.4 homicides per 100,000 people. Baltimore, with 56 homicides per 100,000 people, edges out the number…
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