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Bernard C. Young

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  • Jack Young: 'I challenge the mayor to work with the council to strengthen the [body camera] bill'

    Jack Young: 'I challenge the mayor to work with the council to strengthen the [body camera] bill'
    Listen to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's rhetoric in opposition to a proposal by the Baltimore City Council to equip police officers with body cameras, and one might recognize the bickering and dysfunction typical of elected leaders in a certain city to...
  • Mayor calls on city council to reconsider plastics ban

    Mayor calls on city council to reconsider plastics ban
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Saturday implored the City Council to reconsider its proposal to ban most plastic bags at city stores, questioning not only the legislation but saying lawmakers moved it forward without public input. Last week...
  • Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree

    Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree
    In an ideal world, the City Council and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would work together to equip Baltimore police officers with body cameras that record their interactions with the public. The anecdotal evidence from departments that have adopted the...
  • Some Baltimore police officers face repeated misconduct lawsuits

    Some Baltimore police officers face repeated misconduct lawsuits
    While hospitalized with a fractured ankle and broken jaw, John Bonkowski reached for his smartphone to find details about the man who beat him outside a parking garage near the Inner Harbor. He typed "Officer Michael McSpadden" into Google. The...
  • Cops and cameras [Editorial]

    Cops and cameras  [Editorial]
    Legislation introduced Monday in the City Council would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year. Though the proposal leaves many questions unanswered regarding how evidence from the devices could be used, who would...
  • Nearly $50,000 police settlement approved

    Nearly $50,000 police settlement approved
    A Middle River man who accused a Baltimore police officer of assault and battery will receive nearly $50,000 in a settlement approved Wednesday by the city's spending panel. Charles Faulkner accused Officer Daniel Hersl of battering his face with a...
  • Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval

    Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval
    Customers who shop in Baltimore would have to pay 5 cents for each plastic bag at supermarkets and other merchants under legislation that's making its way through the City Council. A key council committee voted Wednesday to send the measure to the...
  • Mosby is next Baltimore state's attorney

    Mosby is next Baltimore state's attorney
    Baltimore voters agreed Tuesday to let the City Council hire its own lawyer, a rare item of interest amid an otherwise humdrum lineup of mostly uncontested local races. For almost all of the offices in the overwhelmingly Democratic city, the real...
  • Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections

    Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections
    Maryland voters made it more difficult for governors and lawmakers to raid funds designated for road and bridge repairs by approving a constitutional amendment to put those funds in a "lockbox." Also approved at the ballot box Tuesday: a measure...
  • Baltimore seeks more contractors for water meter overhaul

    Baltimore seeks more contractors for water meter overhaul
    Baltimore city is soliciting for four new contracts to help with a massive overhaul of the city's more than 400,000 water meters — a move likely to add to the project's current $101.6 million price tag. The four new solicitations, considered...
  • Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury

    Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury
    A Baltimore police officer who was caught on video beating a suspect — but remained on the job for three months until the video was publicly revealed — was criminally charged with assault and perjury, city prosecutors announced Wednesday....