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Catherine E. Pugh

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  • 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...
  • Suspect's gun discharges during arrest near scene of Baltimore riots

    Suspect's gun discharges during arrest near scene of Baltimore 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After protests, Baltimore curfew meets resistance

    After protests, Baltimore curfew meets resistance
    After peaceful protests resumed over the death of Freddie Gray Tuesday, Baltimore's new weeklong, citywide curfew was met by a small, defiant group of people facing off with helmeted police officers in West Baltimore. Rocks and bottles flew at a line of...
  • Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe

    Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe
    National and state leaders of the Black Caucus plan to call on the U.S. Department of Justice to launch a comprehensive investigation of  potential civil rights violations by the Baltimore Police Department.  "We want a complete federal investigation,"...
  • Levi Watkins, pioneer in cardiac surgery, dies

    Levi Watkins, pioneer in cardiac surgery, dies
    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday. The 70-year-old Dr....
  • In vitro mandate bill for same-sex couples passes both chambers

    In vitro mandate bill for same-sex couples passes both chambers
    Legislation intended to put lesbians on a par with straight couples on health insurance coverage for advanced fertility procedures has passed both the Senate and the House. The Senate passed the measure Tuesday morning 37-10, following House passage the...
  • The high cost of health care reform

    The high cost of health care reform
    Although the Affordable Care Act and creation of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange were important steps in expanding health care coverage for previously uninsured Marylanders, mounting evidence suggests that more work is needed to help ensure that...