Fort Avenue’s Idle Hour has been closed since right before the New Year after discovering a structural issue in their building.
When over 70 dogs were found in a single day at the end of a year-long investigation into an underground dogfighting ring, the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) worked with its partners to take in and care for the recovered dogs.
With a sharp increase in stolen packages on the South Peninsula, Councilman Eric Costello lays out ways to prevent and report stolen packages.
Leadership from the neighborhood associations of Federal Hill, Federal Hill South, Riverside, and South Baltimore, along with Delegates Clippinger and McHale, and Councilman Cole’s office, met with Southern District (SD) Police leadership on Thursday (8/21).
In regards to the homicide that took place on Saturday, August 9th, here is the statement from Baltimore City Police Department Southern District Major Ian Dombroski:
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, a public safety forum was held for the Southern District of Baltimore City at the National Federation of the Blind in Riverside. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, Major Ian Dombroski, Fire Chief Niles Ford, and many police officers from the Southern District were on hand to address the safety concerns from residents of South Baltimore neighborhoods.
Southern District Public Safety Forum With Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts on April 17th
The Southern District Public Safety Forum will take place on Thursday, April 17 at the National Federation of the Blind led by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.
The Baltimore City Police Department Southern District, which includes the South Peninsula, Pigtown, SoWeBo, Cherry Hill, Curtis Bay, Morrell Park and areas around Middle Branch, has experienced a 17% decrease in crime this year through March 15, 2014 compared to the beginning of last year through March 15, 2013.
The Southern District Explorers program is raising money for a summer trip to the 2014 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. Through the Explorers program, youth are partnered with police officers who serve as mentors and teach them about good citizenship, community involvement, and leadership skills.
Baltimore Sun’s Justin Fenton reported that Mother’s Federal Hill Grille was robbed at gunpoint at 6:50am by four masked men and were robbed of wallets, cell phones and personal cash. Mothers has announced that everyone is ok, and they reopened for business at 11am: The suspects are still at large.
Although 2013 ended with a homicide in Sharp-Leadenhall on December 31st, South Baltimore’s Sector 4 saw a significant decrease in crime in 2013. Sector 4 includes the neighborhoods of Otterbein, Sharp-Leadenhall, Federal Hill, Federal Hill South, SBNA, Riverside, Locust Point, Ridgely’s Delight, Stadium Area, and portions of Barre Circle.
This is the seventh video segment from SouthBMore.com’s sit-down series with District 46 Delegate and Riverside resident Luke Clippinger. In this segment, we discuss Delegate Clippinger’s legislation goals and initiatives including combating cell phone theft.