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July 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In ‘Still Standing,’ Hogan’s Goes From Personal Loss to Becoming ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Gov. Larry Hogan’s memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic and the Toxic Politics that Divide America” was released Tuesday. In the memoir, Hogan details his life from his childhood growing up in Maryland with a father who worked in politics to his experience battling the coronavirus pandemic as the governor of Maryland. […]

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June 17, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Hogan to Time Magazine: Defunding Police is a ‘Terrible Idea’

Governor Larry Hogan, during an interview for Time Magazine’s Time100 Talks on June 11, said that defunding the police was “a terrible idea.” The statement was made after interviewer Katie Couric asked what he planned to do in response to national calls for the reallocating of police funds into community programs—one of the main reforms […]

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June 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

4th Grader: ‘It’s Not Fair That Black People Keep Dying’

A Black Lives Matter protest began at Lakeforest Mall Sunday, and protesters marched to Olde Towne Gaithersburg.  “It’s not fair that black people keep dying,” said Marley, a fourth grader at Westover Elementary School in Silver Spring. 

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘This Was a Murder in a Police Uniform’: Hogan Addresses George Floyd Killing

“This was not just a bad cop or bad policing, this was a murder in a police uniform, right? This is beyond anything you can possibly imagine.” Gov. Larry Hogan addressed the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and said police reform is needed at a press conference Wednesday.  “There’s no question […]

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May 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Talks Primary Election Results and Freddie Gray Legacy (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.”  Aiken and the panel review the primary election results and discuss the impact Freddie Gray’s death had on Baltimore, a year later. This week’s panel of political observers includes Jerry Cave, Elbridge James, Robin Uncapher, and Susan Heltemes. You can watch the show in its entirety, […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Police Sent 60 Officers to Baltimore In Light of Freddie Gray Case (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Police sent 60 officers to Baltimore today as a precaution in light of the Freddie Gray case. Police Spokesperson Captain Paul Starks says the officers are members of the Special Events Response Team (SERT). He said the officers take direction from Baltimore command staff and are on stand-by. Earlier today, Judge Barry Williams declared […]

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September 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Sends 50 Police Officers to Baltimore Wednesday Morning

Montgomery County Police has confirmed that 50 police officers were sent to Baltimore on Wednesday to assist the Baltimore Police Department for a Freddie Gray case court hearing in Baltimore. Rick Goodale, Montgomery County Police spokesperson, wrote in an email that Special Events Response Team (SERT) certified officers left this morning prior to the start […]

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May 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Silver Spring Public Forum On Rules of Engagement Between Police and Community (VIDEO)

In an ongoing effort to improve the relationship between police and the community, church leaders hosted this public forum where attendees asked about the rules of engagement when someone is stopped

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May 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Senator Mikulski on Criminal Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski issued the following statement after Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced criminal charges have been filed against six Baltimore City Police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray: “Baltimore citizens have consistently demanded truth and demanded justice. “Today the Baltimore City State’s Attorney announced criminal charges have been filed […]

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May 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Hogan Releases Statement on Police Indictment in Death of Freddie Gray

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement in response to the indictment of six Baltimore City Police officers in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. “For the safety and well-being of all Baltimore residents, I strongly urge everyone to continue to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner in the days ahead. The […]

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