Baltimore

October 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Cummings Eulogized in Baltimore

Thousands of people paid their last respects Friday to Rep. Elijah Cummings, the son of a sharecropper who rose to the U.S. House of Representatives. Gathered at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, the event drew eulogies from his wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, and former President Barack Obama. Thank you, @MayaRockeymoore, for your moving […]

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October 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Lloran la Muerte del Representante Elijah Cummings

El representante Elijah Cummings es recordado por su dedicación a los derechos civiles, Maryland y Baltimore. Murió la madrugada del jueves en el Hospital Johns Hopkins por complicaciones de problemas de salud. Tenía 68 años. Cummings sirvió 22 años en el Congreso de los EE.UU. después de servir 13 años en la Cámara de Delegados. […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Media Rounds as Trump Disparages Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) was in New York City on Thursday, making the media rounds on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Fox News, and CNBC. These appearances came the same week President Donald Trump has disparaged Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7) and the City of Baltimore. The focus of Hogan’s appearances was speaking about his new […]

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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Hogan to Discuss Trump’s Demeaning Tweets on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Thursday, a few days after President Trump sent out demeaning tweets about the city of Baltimore and Representative Elijah Cummings. In a Twitter thread from July 27, Trump referred to Baltimore as a “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” and […]

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July 29, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Cummings Flooded With Support Amid Attacks From President Trump

Maryland leaders are defending Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) after President Donald Trump attacked his character and his congressional district in a series of tweets Saturday. Trump called the Cummings’ Baltimore district, which includes half of the city of Baltimore and much of Baltimore and Howard counties, “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” on Twitter. […]

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July 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajadores planean huelga durante Amazon Prime Day

Los trabajadores de los almacenes de Amazon en Shakopee, Minnesota, están en huelga en uno de los días más ocupados del año para la compañía: Amazon Prime Day. Los trabajadores planean hacer huelga durante seis horas para exigir condiciones de trabajo más seguras y empleos más seguros. La huelga tendrá lugar en dos turnos. Los […]

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July 15, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Workers Plan to Strike on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota are striking on one of the busiest days of the year for the company – Amazon Prime Day. Workers plan to strike for six hours to demand safer working conditions and more secure jobs. The strike will take place over two shifts. Protesters will leave the facility and demonstrate […]

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April 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Fourth Measles Case Confirmed in Maryland

Measles Outbreak is Localized to Zip Codes 21208, 21209 and 21215 The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed Friday that a fourth person in Maryland contracted measles this month. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) defines three or more linked cases of measles as an outbreak. Health officials believe the latest case is […]

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