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Baltimore City Council’s newest president Brandon Scott laid out his list of priorities Wednesday and said reducing crime is a top priority. Scott said all city agencies should be involved in the mission of lowering crime and serving those with violence-related trauma. “Violent crime is the biggest impediment to the quality of our life. People […]

A new City Council bill proposal seeks to help Baltimore’s youth cope with trauma. According to a report, it’s estimated more than half of Baltimore’s youth have experienced trauma, from exposure to violence, loss and homelessness. The bill is sponsored by City Councilman Zeke Cohen of District 1. “We have tried the ‘tough on crime, […]

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Baltimore City Council member Zeke Cohen is introducing a bill to make Baltimore a “Trauma Responsive” city. Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott and Councilwoman Shannon Sneed will introduce a bill making the use of gag orders illegal for settlement agreements in police misconduct claims. See Also: Baltimore Police Deputy Commissioner Was Robbed At Gun Point […]

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Actress Rain Pryor Vane has officially filed paperwork to run for city council in Baltimore’s third district. She is taking on incumbent Ryan Dorsey, who represents the northeast part of the city. She said she has lived in the city for 13 years and has had family reside here since the 1920s. See Also: Released: Baltimore […]

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Brandon Scott was named the new Baltimore City County President Monday night. Scott was unanimously voted in by Baltimore City Council members, and minutes after he was sworn in, the former chair of the Public Safety Committee said the bloodshed has to stop. See Also: Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigning From Serving Baltimore City Amid Scandal See […]

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The Baltimore City Council on Monday unanimously confirmed Michael Harrison as police commissioner. The 49-year-old assumed the role of acting police commissioner a month ago on an interim basis. See Also: New Acting Baltimore City Police Commissioner Meets With Baltimore Residents He was previously with the New Orleans Police department where he served for 26 years, […]

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The Baltimore City Council will most likely nominate acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Monday night. Harrison was with the New Orleans Police Department for 28 years rising to Top cop before retiring and taking the job in Baltimore last month. If confirmed tonight, Harrison will receive $275,000 a year for the first year as […]

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Today on the Larry Young Morning Show  Baltimore City Council President Jack Young called in to discuss voters approving of the Youth Fund last and why it was taking so long for money to get to the programs and other topics. Part 1 Want news at your fingertips? Text WOLB to 71007 to join our text […]

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The city’s homicide total now sits at 187 this year and even after the Baltimore City Council members announced a new a new gun bill.   Want news at your fingertips? Text WOLB to 71007 to join our text club! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Source:FoxBaltimore  

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On Monday Baltimore City Council voted unanimously voted to slash an additional $12.5 million from the budget, making the new total $26 million in cuts. Want news at your fingertips? Text WOLB to 71007 to join our text club! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Source:FoxBaltimore