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WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice will sue Wells Fargo bank for preying on African American borrowers and giving them high cost sub prime loans. The Huffington Post reports: In an April 5 report to Congress, Perez’s unit said that some of these investigations would lead to lawsuits or settlements this year. “We’re a majority […]

Baltimore businessman William Lloyd Adams has died at the age of 87. Adams, who began his career as a number runner, graduated to becoming the city’s first prominent Black venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses. He died of pneumonia last week. Read more at The Root RELATED: 15-year-old whiz kid graduates from Baltimore University

BALTIMORE Baltimore’s police commissioner, Frederick H. Bealefeld has made a harsh public criticism of the HBO TV Show, “The Wire” for the way it portrays Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports: “I heard all this stuff about, ‘Well there’s crime shows about L.A., about New York, about Miami,'” Bealefeld said. “You know what Miami gets in […]

BALTIMORE — The search continues for Phylicia Simone Barnes, a star high school student from North Carolina who went missing in Baltimore last week. The 16-year-old honor student from Monroe, N.C., was visiting her half-sister when she disappeared three days after Christmas. Phylicia was last heard from Dec.28 via Facebook when she posted a note […]

Maryland — Carmelo Anthony’s Sister, Michelle Anthony has died at age 32 in Baltimore. She died of a pre-existing medical condition and leaves behind 4 children. Carmelo Anthony has left the Denver Nuggets to join his family. RELATED STORIES Four Reasons Why Carmelo Anthony Will Remain A Nugget Carmelo Anthony Says His Twitter Account Was […]

The city of Baltimore is suing Wells Fargo for racist lending practices according to StockBriefing.com. The company said in a statement that Baltimore has claimed racist, predatory lending practices at Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) which they say has led to increased foreclosures for a certain demographic. Read The Whole Story RELATED STORIES Wells Fargo Accepting Applications […]

Detective Brian Stevenson, An off-duty Baltimore City Police Department detective was killed on Saturday night in a dispute over a parking space.

Mario, the Baltimore born R&B song famous for his songs “Just A Friend” and “Braid My Hair” was arrested for assaulting his mom in the Baltimore apartment they share, according to The Baltimore Sun. There are few details at the moment, but court records show Mario — whose full name is Mario Dewar Bennett — […]

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that a man who was recently released from prison is being accused of stabbing one man to death and injuring seven others. A 28-year-old man who was recently released from prison was charged Saturday night in what police described as a bloody melee that left one dead and seven others […]

Baltimore police are investigating how an 18-month-old girl contracted gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease, and are trying to determine whether a family acquaintance is responsible, according to a department spokesman. No criminal charges have been filed. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said detectives are focusing on a suspect based on statements from the infant’s parents. “We […]