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  • Balto. Co. Council approves transgender discrimination ban

    Transgender people would be protected from discrimination in Baltimore County under a measure approved by the County Council Tuesday, making the county the fourth local government in Maryland to adopt such protections. Council members did not add a...
  • Investigation highlights Balto. Co. minority hiring struggle

    When Baltimore County Police Capt. Andre Davis took command, late in 2010, of recruiting and hiring, he could see that efforts to bring in African-Americans had slipped. Background checks were not being completed on many applicants, and no effort was...
  • Pension bill opposed by unions stalls in Baltimore Co. Council

    A bill from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that could have reduced some workers' pensions stalled in the County Council Monday after pressure from unions that complained the bill undermined labor rights. The 4-3 vote to table the legislation...
  • Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans

    Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans
    When 17-year-old John Edwards was shot in the head on Edmondson Avenue this month, no one marched on City Hall. There were no comparisons to Emmett Till, no columns in national newspapers about the anxieties of growing up black and male in a country...
  • Balto. Co. proposal on 'in-law apartments' draws criticism

    The Baltimore County Council is set to vote on a bill to clarify the rules for so-called in-law apartments, a measure that has drawn strong opposition from community activists who claim that it could allow neighborhoods to become more densely populated...
  • Towson-area residents still upset about Balto. Co. redistricting

    With Baltimore County Council members set to vote next week on how to redraw the county's political lines, some residents are still fighting to keep their districts intact. During a council meeting Tuesday, people packed a conference room to ask...
  • Balto. Co. council troubled by U.S. DOJ disabilities probe

    Baltimore County Council members say they are troubled by a federal investigation into allegations that the county has violated workplace discrimination laws — a probe the council's chairman says highlights long-standing concerns about how employees...
  • Balto. Co. redistricting plan approved

    An area that is home to the Social Security Administration would see its political borders shift, and communities around Towson would be split from the county seat's district under a plan Baltimore County Council members approved Monday. The council...
  • Buildings demolished to make way for Walmart Supercenter in Randallstown

    The walls came tumbling down as long-vacant buildings were demolished Aug. 30 to make way for a new Walmart Supercenter in the Liberty Plaza shopping center in Randallstown. According to a Baltimore County government news release, the 160,000-square-foot...
  • Liberty Road group challenges Balto. Co. redistricting

    Residents of neighborhoods along Liberty Road in Baltimore County are hoping to gather enough signatures to challenge the County Council's decision to redraw political lines for the next local election. Leaders of the Liberty Road Community Council and...
  • Balto. Co. Councilman works for state in apparent violation

    Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver has been working for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, an apparent violation of a county charter rule that bars council members from working for the state. Oliver, a Randallstown...