Baltimore Protesters Tear Down Christopher Columbus Statue, Throw It Into The Harbor

Protesters in Baltimore tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday night, the latest in a series of incidents in which statues of the Italian sailor have been forcibly torn down by protesters or removed by local governments, Slate reported. As fireworks and Independence Day celebrations were taking place across the city, a group […]

Donald Trump Blames His Orange Hue On Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

While in Baltimore, instead of addressing his prior nasty comments about the city, he decided to talk about energy-saving light bulbs, and how that is the reason he appears to look orange in photos. The Daily Beast shared Trump’s thoughts at the Republican retreat in Baltimore about being forced to use the specific light bulbs […]

Donald Trump To Give Speech In Baltimore After Calling City ‘Rat And Rodent Infested Mess,’ Protests Feared

Just six weeks after he slammed the city as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” as The Inquisitr reported, Donald Trump is now scheduled to give a speech in the majority African-American Baltimore, Maryland, on Thursday. It’s a visit that could set off a wave of protests by local residents angry at Trump’s verbal […]

Baltimore Orioles Remove Fans Who Held Banner Bearing Donald Trump’s ‘Keep America Great’ Slogan During Game

Baltimore Orioles’ security personnel removed four fans who unfurled a pro-Trump banner during Thursday night’s game, The Baltimore Sun reports. During the 8th inning, the four fans unfurled the red, white, and blue banner, which had the words “Keep America Great” and “Trump 2020” written on it. “Keep America Great” is something of an unofficial […]

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says He Scared Away Intruder Who Was Trying To Break Into His House

Representative Elijah Cummings confirmed on Friday that his Baltimore house had been broken into. The Democrat released a statement, according to The Hill, explaining that someone tried to get into his home early Saturday morning, but he “scared the intruder away by yelling.” The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said in a statement that […]

Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore Apartment Was Robbed Just Hours Before Trump’s Twitter Attack On The City

According to The Daily Mail, police in the city of Baltimore are investigating a burglary that targeted a home owned by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. The robbery happened in the early morning on Saturday, just hours before President Donald Trump would go on the offensive and insult Cummings’ hometown. The attack happened shortly before 4 […]

House Democrats Worry Donald Trump’s Baltimore Attack Is A Political Trap

Democrats and critics alike were up in arms after President Donald Trump’s recent infamous tweet in which he attacked Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. And while the president’s tweets provided plenty of fodder for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to work with, some House Democrats are worried that Trump’s anti-Baltimore tweets were a […]

Donald Trump Attacks ‘Crazy’ Bernie Sanders Over 2015 Comments About Baltimore Amid Feud With Elijah Cummings

President Donald Trump on Monday renewed attacks against Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings in a series of tweets in which he added presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to the mix. The president has faced criticism for tweets from the weekend that referred to Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” Trump noted that Sanders had […]

Michelle Obama Claps Back At Donald Trump Over Shady Baltimore Tweets

Former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama clapped back at President Donald Trump over his comments on Twitter where he attacked Maryland African American congressman and House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, as well as the city of Baltimore, Maryland, in a series of more than a dozen statements over the weekend, reported […]

Baltimore Mayor Raided, May Have Fled The State

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, currently under fire for a bizarre scandal in which she allegedly awarded city contracts to those who purchased bulk orders of her children’s book, had her home and office raided Thursday. Now, according to one report, she may have fled the state. On Thursday morning, a joint FBI/IRS raid searched Pugh’s […]

Martin O’Malley Backs Beto O’Rourke For President

Martin O’Malley — the former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor who ran for president on the Democratic side in 2016 — announced on Thursday that he won’t be running again. And he also said that he will support the candidacy of former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke — in the event that O’Rourke runs. O’Rourke ran […]

Kevin Spacey Spotted In Baltimore Watching Himself On Television

Yesterday the Inquisitr reported that Kevin Spacey had been hiding out in Baltimore near the Inner Harbor, but now it has been confirmed as photos of the actor on the balcony of his manager’s luxury condo were taken, showing him watching news coverage of his complicated legal situation on the penthouse television. The Daily Mail […]

John Waters Helps Fund Baltimore Non-Profit Video Store

In the age of Netflix and other streaming services, existing video stores have become exceedingly rare. And if there’s anything more rare these days than an operating video store, it’s a brand new one. But one such store is getting ready to open in Baltimore. Beyond Video, a new video store operating with a nonprofit […]

The ‘Divine’ Mural In Baltimore Has An Uncertain Future

A future of a three-story mural on the side of a home in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore is in peril, and the matter is being taken to the city board. But this isn’t just any mural. It portrays Harris Glenn Milstead as his alter ego, Divine, who was made famous in many John […]

Two Killed In Collapse Of Amazon Fulfillment Center

Tornados ravaged Baltimore City leaving two dead in the partial collapse of an Amazon fulfillment center. The bodies have been recovered from the wreckage and the names of the deceased released to the public. The Baltimore Sun provides more details. “Baltimore Fire Chief Roman Clark said a 50-foot wall collapsed at the Amazon Fulfillment Center […]

Baltimore Officer Arthur Williams Charged With Assault After Punching Man In Viral Video

After a video surfaced of a police officer violently attacking a man on the streets of Baltimore, he was swiftly suspended. Now, according to The Hill, the officer will also be charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and misconduct while in office. The officer, now identified as Arthur Williams, had been with the Baltimore Police […]

Baltimore Police Officer Suspended After Punching Man Repeatedly

According to reports from NBC News, the event occurred on Saturday, August 11, at about 11:45 a.m. EST. The officer, as yet unidentified, was apparently speaking to the victim about a “cross borders crime initiative.” Two officers were reportedly giving the man a contact sheet when one of the officers asked for the victim’s identification, […]

‘Butt Juice,’ A Baltimore Gang Member, Sentenced To Prison For Racketeering

A Baltimore gang member with a rather unusual street name will be spending even more time in prison, possibly for the rest of his life, WBFF-TV is reporting. “Butt Juice,” or more accurately, Lamont Jones, was convicted Tuesday of conspiracy to take part in racketeering and conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute […]

Dunkin’ Donuts Manager Posts Sign Asking Customers To Tattle On Employees Who Don’t Speak English

A Dunkin’ Donuts manager in Baltimore will be speaking to her superiors after posting a sign encouraging customers to report any employee who speaks in a language other than English, Yahoo News is reporting. The sign was posted on the counter where it was seen by none other than a reporter for Baltimore radio station […]

Baltimore Babysitter Arrested, Charged With Child Abuse In Infant’s Poison Death

A 32-year-old babysitter in Baltimore, Maryland, was arrested Thursday on a first-degree child abuse charge in connection with the death of an infant. CBS Baltimore reported that around 9 a.m. on November 18, 2017, Northeast District patrol officers received a 911 call from a home in the 5400 block of Plainfield Avenue about an unconscious […]

Baltimore Man Fatally Shot At Funeral Procession, Police Say

A man driving in a funeral procession was shot and killed in Baltimore on Saturday. Officers on routine patrol heard the gunfire and responded to the scene in the city’s Penrose neighborhood. First responders rushed the man to a local hospital, where he was tragically pronounced dead. Based on their initial investigation, several suspects approached […]

Baltimore Artist Amy Sherald Unveils The Modern Portrait Of First Lady Michelle Obama

Today the official portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were unveiled at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery. Baltimore artist Amy Sherald painted a modern portrait of Michelle Obama which will certainly stand out amongst the traditional dark oil paintings of former first ladies with a pale blue background and what Sherald calls […]

America’s Oldest Christopher Columbus Monument In Baltimore Vandalized

What is thought to be one of America’s oldest monuments to Italian explorer Christopher Columbus located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, was vandalized. Baltimore Police are looking into the incident, which spokesman T.J. Smith says they believe occurred early yesterday morning. The base of the 225-year-old monument, upon which a two-story-tall obelisk sits, was […]

Baltimore Expeditiously Removed The City’s Confederate Statues Overnight

While small crowds gathered around Baltimore’s Confederate monuments in the early hours of Wednesday morning, there was a “celebratory mood” as city officials removed the old bronze memorials from public squares and parks. Following violent protests in Charlottesville — about 150 miles from Baltimore — in Maryland’s neighboring state, Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered the immediate […]

Grandfather And Granddaughter, 4, Drown After Rescue Turns Tragedy In Maryland Pool

In a matter of minutes, a fun day of kids swimming in a Baltimore backyard pool turned into a horrific tragedy with a grandfather and his 4-year-old granddaughter floating lifeless at the bottom of a pool. A 51-year-old grandfather was watching his granddaughter and some neighborhood kids swimming in a backyard pool when his 4-year-old […]

Day Care Worker Allegedly ‘Tortured’ 8-Month-Old Infant, Charged With Baby’s Murder

Police in Maryland say they were able to obtain surveillance footage from a day care center that ultimately led to one of the establishment’s employees being charged with murder, according to CBS Baltimore. The matter reportedly began this past Tuesday, May 23, at the Rocket Tiers Learning Center, when 911 operators first received a call […]

Baltimore Toddler Pulled From Scorching Hot Car: Baby Trapped Inside Vehicle After Dad’s Murder

A 10-month-old Baltimore baby was pulled from a scorching hot car after being trapped inside for about an hour. The toddler watched her father, Ernest Solomon, get shot to death and was forced to remain inside the car until police officers noticed a baby was inside. Baltimore police officers working the crime scene opted against […]

$15 An Hour Minimum Wage Vetoed By Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

On Monday, Baltimore’s city council, which is composed of 15 Democrats, voted 11-3 to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, local NBC affiliate WBAL 11 reports. One city council member did not vote. Despite popular support among the city council and many Baltimore voters for the $15 minimum wage, Democratic […]

Baltimore SWAT Team Deployed Over Grilled Cheese Sandwich Domestic Dispute

Baltimore County police, including the SWAT team, and cops from neighboring jurisdictions responded to what was called a barricade situation after shots were allegedly fired last night in an incident that supposedly got started over a grilled cheese sandwich. Neighbors were told to shelter in place during the deployment, which closed several surrounding roads. “He […]

New England Patriots Win Ugly Over Ravens: Super Bowl Matchup With Cowboys Looks Likely

Monday Night Football saw New England Patriots take their winning run to five as they overcame the Raven’s to win by 30 – 23. After NFL Week 13, the Patriots stand at 11 – 2 and atop the AFC. The Patriots win takes them level with NFC leaders Dallas Cowboys, who have an identical 11 […]

Why John Waters Wasn’t On ‘Hairspray Live,’ And Why He Hasn’t Watched It Yet

Hairspray Live went off without a hitch, and almost everybody that is anybody in the world of John Waters’ world of Hairspray was there, except John Waters. In the original Ricki Lake version of Hairspray, Waters was even in the movie, trying to deprogram Penny Pingleton, but on Hairspray Live, Waters was nowhere to be […]

White Baltimore Teacher Caught On Camera Using N-Word In Front Of Classroom, Calling Them ‘Idiots’ [Video]

A white Baltimore teacher has been caught on video using an offensive racial epithet (euphemistically referred to as “the N-word”) in front of a predominantly black classroom, the Baltimore Sun is reporting. She also called them “idiots” during her tirade and told them that if they didn’t get an education they’d get shot. The one-minute-and-22-second […]

Things Viewers Of Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Need To Know About Wallis Simpson In The Story Of Queen Elizabeth

While the Netflix series The Crown focuses on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, there are several side stories that if you know, will only enhance your understanding of the time period and the series. This includes the backstory of the Duke of Windsor, who abdicated the throne of England to marry Wallis Warfied Simpson, […]

Tawon Boyd Dead After Alleged Fight With Police Who Responded To 911 Call For Medical Assistance

A 21-year old man named Tawon Boyd from Baltimore County, Maryland died on Wednesday after an altercation with police officers. Boyd called 911 for assistance, asking to be taken to the hospital. The family’s attorney said that Boyd was feeling disoriented and needed medical assistance. When police showed up, rather than take him to receive […]

NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live’ Offers Walk-On Role To One Lucky Baltimore Resident

NBC has just announced that they have made room for one more dancer to be featured in the network’s production of Hairspray Live! which airs in December. Just as Tracy Turnblad dreamed of one day appearing on Baltimore’s fictional Corny Collins dance show, one contestant in an upcoming audition/contest will also receive the same honor, […]

2016 Rio Olympic Star Michael Phelps Says He’s Now On ‘Boomer Time’

Olympic swimming phenom Michael Phelps says that he is now happily retired, and he says that it is now “Boomer Time,” referring to his three-month-old son, Boomer. For years, Phelps has been a swimmer 24-7, and now he is ready to just be Boomer’s dad. For the last few weeks, Boomer Phelps and his mother, […]

Baltimore Police Department Not Just Racist, But Every Other ‘Ist,’ Too, Says DOJ Report

After an investigation into the Baltimore Police Department, the Justice Department has concluded that the department is guilty of unconstitutionally stopping, searching, and arresting African-Americans by doing so far more than they do other races. In addition, the Department of Justice found that Baltimore Police routinely use excessive force when dealing with minors, as well […]

Ellicott City Flood Damage Destroys Historic Downtown Area Near Baltimore, Maryland

Ellicott City flood damage is extensive after Saturday night’s flooding in the Baltimore and Howard counties, and neighboring areas, in Maryland. A state of emergency was declared by Governor Larry Hogan after major flooding destroyed the bulk of the downtown area of Ellicott City. According to CBC News, initially there were no injuries reported by […]

Carmelo Anthony On Freddie Gray Ruling: The System Is Broken

The saying goes that if you fail at first, then try again, but prosecutors in Baltimore may want to ask themselves if quitting is a viable option at this point. For the fourth time since last spring, prosecutors were unable to secure a conviction in the Freddie Gray case as Lt. Brian Rice, 42, was […]

Freddie Gray Death: Another Baltimore Officer Acquitted

The Freddie Gray case has now seen another Baltimore officer acquitted on all charges. Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer to be charged over the death of Freddie Gray, was facing involuntary manslaughter and other serious charges. The prosecution failed to convict Rice, according to the Baltimore Sun. This is the fourth time an […]

Baltimore Burger King Hostage Situation: 7-Year-Old Girl Is Among Those Being Held By Rape Suspect [Video]

Updated July 19, 3:00 p.m. EST – Suspect in hostage situation in Baltimore Burger King on Sunday, July 17, has been identified as George Johnson, as seen in the video above. Johnson will be facing several charges in addition to the rape charge that had police looking for him. When police spotted him on Sunday […]

Dayton Harper: Baltimore Police Identify Man Fatally Shot After Attacking Officers With ‘AR-15-Style’ Weapon

The Baltimore Police Department on Friday identified a suspect who was fatally shot after opening fire on plainclothes officers on Thursday as Dayton Harper. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis stated during a press briefing streamed online that Harper was a repeat offender with a lengthy criminal record. According to Davis, Harper’s records show he had […]

Baltimore Man Allegedly Shoots His Father In Church After Brother’s Funeral

A Baltimore, Maryland, man allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his own father inside the church where family and friends had gathered to honor the suspect’s recently deceased brother after a religious service. The shooting incident yesterday afternoon occurred in the recreation hall of the New Song Worship & Arts Center in West Baltimore […]

Kentucky Derby Winner Nyquist Withdraws From Belmont Due To Illness

Nyquist, the horse who won the Kentucky Derby and came in third in the Preakness Stakes, has pulled out of the Belmont due to illness. Nyquist, a colt, has an elevated white blood cell count and a fever, and at this time, is unfit to travel from Baltimore to New York to get ready for […]

Marilyn Mosby: Two Trials, No Convictions Of Officers In Freddie Gray Case — Did She Rush To Judgment?

After two trials with zero convictions, Baltimore’s lead prosecutor Marilyn Mosby is facing an avalanche of criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old black man died seven days after sustaining critical injuries when he was taken into police custody. As […]

Bad Luck Ails Two Cruises: Carnival Pride Crashes Into Gangway, Outbreak Sickens 260

When the Carnival Pride eased into a cruise terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, Sunday morning, Nicole Newsome heard a “hard thump” but didn’t think too much of it. “We just thought that’s what happens when you dock,” the cruiser told the Baltimore Sun. She was on the Carnival Pride for an eight-day trip to the Bahamas […]

‘It Looked 100 Percent Real’: 14-Year-Old Baltimore Boy Shot By Cop After His BB Gun Was Mistaken For Pistol [Video]

A Baltimore police veteran opened fire on a 14-year-old boy on Wednesday after he mistook his BB gun for a semiautomatic pistol. The young teen, Dedric Colvin, was walking down the street with a basketball in one hand and a Daisy Powerline 340 BB gun in the other hand. However, officers say the BB gun […]

Man Who Brought Hoax Bomb To Baltimore TV Station Wanted To Warn World Of Apocalypse

The man who entered a Baltimore TV station dressed as a panda (or hedgehog) and threatened to blow up the building has been identified by a Maryland resident named Edward Brizzi as his 25-year-old son, Alex. The young man has still not formally been identified by authorities as the person who walked into the offices […]

Baltimore TV Station Briefly Held Hostage By Man In Panda Suit [Breaking]

A local Fox affiliate in Baltimore was briefly shut down this morning after a man wearing a panda suit entered the TV station and threatened to blow it up with a suicide vest he was allegedly wearing. The man reportedly entered the Baltimore TV station around 1 p.m. Eastern and informed the staff that he […]

Bernie Sanders Campaigns For Black Support In Baltimore

Bernie Sanders’ campaign rally in downtown Baltimore on Saturday ahead of Maryland’s Democratic primary on Tuesday came a year after protests and riots rocked the city following the death of African-American Freddie Gray in police custody. The unresolved issue for Bernie Sanders as he campaigns in Maryland remains how to connect with black voters. Maryland […]