Top Baltimore news: Police's acting deputy commissioner to leave department; more

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'Charm City' on PBS will make you feel hope, outrage over our deeply troubled Baltimore

There are moments when it seems as if 'Charm City' was filmed in a Third World country, the living conditions are so challenging and poor. That’s depressing. But the film is also inspirational in the determination, tenacity, hope, integrity and sense of community among the people on Rose Street.

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Jury seated for trial of teenager charged in death of Baltimore County Officer Amy Caprio

The murder trial of a teenager charged in the death of Baltimore County police officer Amy Caprio is scheduled to begin Monday.

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Baltimore Police's acting Deputy Commissioner Melvin Russell to leave department

Acting Deputy Baltimore Police Commissioner Melvin T. Russell, a 40-year veteran of the force who leads community outreach efforts and was one of six finalists who interviewed last year for the top job, is leaving the department this week amid an organizational shake-up.

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Baltimore City Council to weigh new ethics rules and limits on mayoral power amid Healthy Holly controversy

Grappling with the fallout from the controversy of Mayor Catherine Pugh's Healthy Holly book deals, the Baltimore City Council is set to consider changes to ethics laws, changes to the power of the mayor and new ways to oust a sitting mayor from office.

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Baltimore inspector general reviewing morale, environment of city transportation department

The Office of the Inspector General has spent months interviewing dozens of current and former employees of the Baltimore City Department of Transportation about the department’s workplace operations and morale under Director Michelle Pourciau.

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