News James Wallace IV kneels to comfort his mother, Selena Wallace, at the tombstone for her father: Pvt. Rhodell Carter Sr., a Marine veteran who died earlier this year. Volunteers with Wreaths Across America placed wreaths and decorations on gravestones sat Maryland Veterans Cemetery Crownsville on Sunday, December 18. 12-18-2020The sun begins to set on tombstones freshly adorned with wreaths and decorations. Volunteers with Wreaths Across America placed wreaths and decorations on gravestones sat Maryland Veterans Cemetery Crownsville on Sunday, December 18. 12-18-2020Marcus Parks’ sons (from left) Joshua Parks, Marcus Parks Jr., and Aaron Parks, were consoled and embraced by others as they stood together in a moment of prayer. Friends and loved ones gathered outside of Lake Clifton High School to celebrate the memory of Marcus Parks, the 51-year-old MTA Bus Driver gunned down Thursday while on the job. 10-10-2020Tawanda Davis is embraced by Yolanda McFadden as they listen to a speaker at the vigil for their colleague, Marcus Parks. Coworkers and loved ones gathered at the Carroll Park basketball courts to celebrate the memory of Marcus Parks, the 51-year-old MTA Bus Driver gunned down while on the job. 10-13-2020Demonstrators held a protest outside various Atlas Restaurant Group properties on Friday night, encouraging people to boycott the group.Tyje Ross covers his face along with other protesters as they take knees outside of the jail. Protests continued for a seventh day in the Baltimore region, including in Towson where protesters marched from the courthouse in Patriot Plaza to the Baltimore County Detention Center.A small group of people broke into the First National Bank on Lombard St. and started a fire inside. A large group of protesters gathered outside of Baltimore City Hall late Saturday and into Sunday morning, fighting back against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.A smaller group of protesters faces off against riot police a block away from City Hall. A large group of protesters gathered outside of Baltimore City Hall late Saturday and into Sunday morning, fighting back against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.A police officer in riot gear holds his formation as protesters approach. A large group of protesters gathered outside of Baltimore City Hall late Saturday and into Sunday morning, fighting back against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.A few protesters held the arm of one officer, pleading with him to take a knee with them in support of racial equality. He chose not to. Baltimore protesters marched late into Monday night after another day of peaceful protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.A protester set off fireworks outside of City Hall. Baltimore protesters marched late into Monday night after another day of peaceful protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.Kamra Gebhardt, an election judge, disinfects a voting station. Baltimore City residents voted in person at various polling locations for the 2020 general election on November 3, 2020. 11-3-2020Thelio Sewell, an election judge at Patterson High School, asks voters if they’ve had a fever before dropping some hand sanitizer into their hands. Baltimore City residents voted in person at various polling locations for the 2020 general election on November 3, 2020. 11-3-2020Mayor Brandon Scott stops by HalfSmoke Baltimore to welcome them during their first week open for business on Thursday, April 1, 2021.Former mayor Sheila Dixon announced her intent to run for mayor once again Saturday morning at the Ruth M. Kirk Recreation Center in Southwest Baltimore. 12-14-2019.Organizing Black held a Defund the Police rally outside of the Baltimore War Memorial on Friday. 06-12-20Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby testify during a briefing on Baltimore crime Wednesday in the Joint Hearing Room in the Department of Legislative Services Building. 01-31-2020Paramedics place someone on a gurney and lift them into an ambulance at the scene of a late night shooting in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood.Despite residents being urged to practice social distancing to limit the possible spread of coronavirus, people still arrived in large groups to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Federal Hill.Danyell Smith and Crystal Francis, the immediate past chair and current chair of the Baltimore County Democratic Party, wave flags outside their Towson HQ as they have a socially distanced victory celebration Saturday evening. The Baltimore County Democratic Party held a victory gathering in their Towson headquarters’ parking lot to celebrate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris becoming President-elect and Vice President-elect. 11-07-2020A firefighter uses a cherry picker from a firetruck to climb to the top of the building and retrieve propane tanks from the roof before it the demotion begins. A rowhouse at the intersection of Fort Avenue and Patapsco Street in South Baltimore was condemned Saturday and demolished the same day.12-14-2019.Staffers wait for people to make their way through the lines to receive their vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines are administered Thursday evening at the Towson Fairgrounds. 01-28-2021An honor guard salutes Robison’s casket during a changing of the guard. The family of former Laurel mayor and fire chief Joe Robison held a viewing for him at the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department Station after he passed away Monday. 11-13-2020Steven Harris and his 11-year-old daughter Gabrielle Roane walk with other members of Safe Streets Belair-Edison during a youth-led community march on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The neighborhood hasn’t had a shooting or homicide since December 2020, according to site director Dante Johnson.Stevie Pniewski, general manager at Cookhouse in Bolton Hill, cleans a glass as the restaurant gets ready to open Wednesday night. Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. ÒJackÓ Young on Wednesday ordered city restaurants to suspend indoor dining by the end of the week and announced expanded requirements for face coverings.Editor Rick Hutzell gives a speech to his staff. Pictured (L-R) are Chase Cook, his fianc Nicki Catterlin, Rachael Pacella, Selene San Felice and Danielle Ohl. The staff of the Capital Gazette was awarded a 2019 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation.The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism held a memorial dedication for the staff of the Capital Gazette on December 11.The Rev. Annie Chambers delivered a speech before the march began, demanding justice for the lives lost to police brutality. The Peoples Power Assembly-organized protest marched from the Douglass Homes to City Hall Saturday, winding through East Baltimore neighborhoods along the way. 06-13-20Generic Baltimore City Police thumbnail art. The crime scene in northwest Baltimore near Bloom St. & Pennsylvania Ave. where five people were shot Thursday night.Dr. Ben Carson, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, speaks with Melissa Parris and Carla Neal of St. Vincent de Paul Head Start at the annual Health Homes Community Fair. Secretary Carson visited Baltimore on Thursday, June 29, 2017 as part of a ‘listening tour’ around the country.