Sheriff: Shooter Had Mental Illness but Legally Owned Gun

By David McFadded and Michael Kunzelmam, The Associated Press The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and...

Deputy Housing Director’s Son, 210th Homicide Victim

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor This past week has been, arguably, the deadliest of the year, with 10 homicides in the last seven days as of Sept. 19, including the slaying of the son of...

Four Shot Overnight in Baltimore, Three in Less Than an Hour

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Over the last week, 10 people have been gunned down on Baltimore streets and that violent trend continued Wednesday night with three more non-fatal shootings in less than an hour,...

Update: 4 Dead, Including Suspect, After Maryland Warehouse Shooting

Updated Sept. 21 By The Associated Press Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a...

DC Entrepreneur Returns to Bake in Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO “I want to be impactful in the food space, what does that look like,” April Richardson mused inside the kitchen of her new business: Baked in Baltimore. September 15...

Investigating Baltimore’s Police Corruption and Investing in the City

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A Baltimore rising star has been named to the Restore Trust in Policing Commission. The commission, a direct response to the flagrant and rampant corruption of the Baltimore Police...

Baltimore Teachers and Students Embrace New Tech

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Fort Worthington Elementary in East Baltimore is a school that was designed and built to meet the needs of a new generation.  Teachers are not wasting anytime tapping into...

Community Associations Are Gems in the Midst of Misery

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] After torrential rains -- the remnant of what was deadly Hurricane Florence -- deluged Baltimore the morning of Sept. 18, the sun broke out just in time for members...

Students Protest Alleged Sexual Assault Cover-Up

By Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO Dozens of University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) students recently gathered in the rain on the campus commons and not only shared their painful stories of rape and sexual...

Manhunt for Baltimore Homicide Suspect Ends in Louisiana

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The man suspected of killing two people last month in Baltimore County was found and arrested in Louisiana Tuesday morning, according to Baltimore County Police Spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Peach. Gabrielle...

Questions Remain About Lockdown After Suiter’s Death

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO As the city continues to debate the findings of an Independent Review Board (IRB), that all but concluded detective Sean Suiter committed suicide in a West Baltimore alley last...

Cummings Warns Churches Trump Tax Law Will Impact Them

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO September 19, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7th) partnered with Walter Scott Thomas, Bishop of New Psalmist Baptist Church to connect with clergy across the city for a lesson in the...
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