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  • Mayoral challengers sound off on crime

    Challengers to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seized Tuesday on the Fourth of July violence — including the fatal stabbing of an Alabama man and the shooting of a 4-year-old boy around the fireworks display at the Inner Harbor — saying the...
  • Get The Lead Out Campaign Celebrates 1 Thousand Lead Free Homes

    Get The Lead Out Campaign Celebrates 1 Thousand Lead Free Homes
    The G.R. "Get The Lead Out!" campaign is celebrating repairs of 1 thousand homes in neighborhoods all over the city. A news conference will be held June 7, 2011 at 3 p.m. at rosa parks circle to announce details about families, homes, and neighborhoods...
  • Councilman seeks federal backing to push city on lead paint payments

    The chairman of a City Council committee says he will ask federal officials to push Baltimore's public housing agency to pay a six-figure judgment for lead-paint poisoning, saying the agency had effectively stuck its tongue out by refusing to budge on the...
  • Contractor gets off light in lead paint incident

    I was appalled to learn recently how the three young children of my neighbors on Henrietta Street in Federal Hill were put at risk of lead poisoning. The law allows only contractors who are certified to remove lead-based paint. In this renovation, a...
  • City landlord pleads guilty in lead paint case

    A Baltimore landlord with a history of violations of lead paint abatement laws agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to three misdemeanor violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act. Cephus Murrell, who owns and manages 175 apartments in Baltimore, failed to...
  • Health department investigating destruction of lead paint records

    Health department investigating destruction of lead paint records
    The state's health secretary said Friday that his department's laboratory has destroyed test results dating back to the 1980s documenting lead poisoning of Maryland children — potentially thousands of records that plaintiffs' lawyers say are crucial...
  • State lawmaker: Graziano said in January deal was near for city housing authority to pay lead judgments

    State lawmaker: Graziano said in January deal was near for city housing authority to pay lead judgments
    By now, Del. Samuel I. Rosenberg says he expected big news from the Housing Authority of Baltimore City — that it had found a way to resolve the millions of dollars in court-ordered judgments it owes former public housing residents who suffered lead...
  • Baltimore awarded $2.9 million to clean up lead paint

    The Baltimore housing department received a $2.9 million federal grant Friday to clean up poisonous lead paint found in the walls of thousands of city buildings. Baltimore will receive $2.9 million from the federal government to fix lead-paint hazards in...
  • Supplemental educational services are a lifeline for kids in need

    I am a parent of two children that have received the tutoring services provided by Baltimore City Public Schools. Both of my children have IEP learning plans from lead poisoning. These services have the helped my children and allowed my son to secure a...
  • Lawmakers differ over lead poisoning bill

    Legislation that would expand Maryland's efforts to curb childhood lead poisoning remains in limbo, as House and Senate members strive to settle their differences over whether to give landlords who follow state law any legal protection against lawsuits...
  • Lawmakers enact lead poisoning bill

    A bill that would require landlords with units built before 1978 to protect their tenants from lead-paint hazards cleared the General Assembly tonight, along with a provision urging courts to penalize baseless litigation over the problem. HB644, approved...