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Catherine E. Pugh

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  • After the Riots: City Paper's dispatches from the days after violence exploded in Penn-North and downtown last week

    After the Riots: City Paper's dispatches from the days after violence exploded in Penn-North and downtown last week
    April 28, 2015 It is not clear yet whether Tuesday is the day after, or Day Two. Police spokesman Captain J. Eric Kowalczyk says 235 people were arrested last night, all but 34 of them adults. There were 144 vehicle fires and 19 fires in structures....
  • Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?
    Flex, a member of the Bloods street gang, is sitting on the hood of a taxi in front of Central Booking at the Baltimore City Detention Center, waiting for his brother, who goes by Tragedy, to get out. Both were arrested inside a home the previous night...
  • Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots

    Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!" Lt. Col. Melvin Russell said...
  • It is not OK for Fox to get it so wrong in Baltimore Monday

    It is not OK for Fox to get it so wrong in Baltimore Monday
    Given its performance in Baltimore, I am starting to wonder if maybe Fox News should only do opinion and stay away from covering challenging news stories like the one still playing out on the streets of Baltimore. I know that might sound extreme, but in...
  • Baltimore riots invoked as lobbying tool

    Baltimore riots invoked as lobbying tool
    The advocates who lobby Gov. Larry Hogan on schools, mental health services and transportation have begun to incorporate Freddie Gray, the protests against his death and the riots of last week into their pitches. The national conversation on urban...
  • On Freddie Gray coverage, don't blame the messenger

    On Freddie Gray coverage, don't blame the messenger
    The national media spotlight has shone more brightly on Baltimore this past week than at any point during my 25 years of writing about media at The Baltimore Sun. To some local officials, it must feel like a national media sun lamp that is starting to...
  • In shadow of Baltimore riots, one woman's choice says a lot about the future

    BALTIMORE On the corner of Etting and Traction streets, three blocks from where Baltimore erupted in violence and looting, Barbara Young peered out of her tidy, immaculately maintained house. It was Tuesday afternoon, and people walked up her street,...
  • National and local reaction to charges in Freddie Gray case

    National and local reaction to charges in Freddie Gray case
    Reaction today from Maryland and Baltimore officials, national leaders and local residents to charges issued against police officers in the Freddie Gray case. Local official reaction Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake "No one in our city is above...
  • Baltimore Has No Chill: A compilation of residents calling people on their bullshit

    Baltimore Has No Chill: A compilation of residents calling people on their bullshit
    Baltimore has no chill this week. National journalists and television crews with their own personal security teams¬†have rolled into town and it seems as though everything in the city is being documented—including Baltimoreans calling people out on...
  • Why is State Center project still on hold?

    Why is State Center project still on hold?
    Your editorial about State Center, published over a year ago, is still incredibly relevant, and I wanted to bring it back to the forefront of the discussion ("State Center unbound," March 24, 2014). In March, State Center Neighborhood Alliance, a...
  • After Riots, a tense city, peaceful demonstrations, waiting for what's next

    After Riots, a tense city, peaceful demonstrations, waiting for what's next
    It is not clear yet whether Tuesday is the day after, or Day Two.  Police spokesman Captain Eric Kowalczyk says 235 people were arrested last night, all but 34 of them adults. There were 144 vehicle fires, and 19 fires in structures. In a morning...