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Via: Foxbaltimore.com Twenty-two-year-old Serghei Rotaru, who lives in Salisbury, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to conspiracy to commit access device fraud. He faces a maximum sentence of 7 1/2 years in prison at sentencing for May 11. Rotaru admitted to using an ATM skimming device to get debit and credit card […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com The governor said Thursday that Garagiola’s longtime support for progressive issues makes him the best choice among the five Democratic candidates in Tuesday’s 6th Congressional District primary. O’Malley cites Garagiola’s leadership on green job creation, renewable energy legislation, expanded health care coverage and Maryland’s new same-sex marriage law. To read more click here

Via: Foxbaltimore.com A controversial development project in Baltimore is now causing a stir among lawmakers in Annapolis. The Governor’s Office is trying to push through a bill that creates new rules to benefit developers who are also buddies and financial backers of Governor Martin O’Malley. To read more click here

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Maryland senate are taking steps in expanding gambling, by approving on table games such as Black Jack and Roulette. The state Senate gave preliminary approval  to the bill on Monday. If passed it will have to be voted on by Maryland voters. To read more click here

Photos by @robinrazzi Monday evening thousands of Baltimoreans marched in honor of slain teenager Trayvon Martin. The rally began on the corner of Pratt and Light Streets, made its way to police headquarters on Gay Street and ended on the steps of City Hall. It was definitely an emotional event. Residents young and old, Black […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Former Maryland state employee Tabitha Yaan Contee admitted to using a department-issued credit card for personal items has been sentenced to six months in jail. Contee was sentenced in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court on Thursday.  She was also ordered to repay the tens of thousands of dollars she stole using her department-issued […]

The Baltimore Southern Christian Leadership Conference, All Peoples Congress, National Action Network, Occupy 4 Jobs Network, and many other community civil rights action groups invite you to come out to the March, Rally, and Vigil for the one month anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin. Meet downtown at 5pm at Light and Pratt St, […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Maryland senators are scheduled to hear testimony on a bill that would require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate. The bill, which will be considered Wednesday, would require the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to collect demographic information including the age, race and marital status […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com The Baltimore County school board has voted to build an elementary school in the area of Mays Chapel Park. The 700-seat school is expected to open off Roundwood Road within two to three years to relieve overcrowding in the York Road corridor. Board president Lawrence Schmidt says the county purchased the land in […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will begin installing “smart meters” in May. Smart-meters allow the utility to get immediate information about outages and other problems on the grid. The new meters are intended to allow customers to track and control usage, helping them save on their energy bills. To read the entire story […]