Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The U.S. Attorney files motion to seize properties in Oakenshawe, Charles Village and Old Goucher.
Federal law enforcement officials are seeking to seize five properties in North Baltimore owned by a woman accused of luring other women to work as prostitutes in the area, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland. The properties are all at least partially owned by Di Zhang, 42, of the 100 block of Edgerton Rd, in Towson, who has been charged with human trafficking and prostitution in Baltimore County District Court. Zhang was arrested on March 8 along with her boyfriend, Yi Dian Dong, 54, who also faces charges of human trafficking and prostitution in Baltimore County. Both have been released on bails of $20,000. Among the properties that federal prosecutors are trying to seize is one at 1404…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Homewood Community Partners Initiative will steer the investments.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday that it is committing $10 million during the next five years to make improvements in the North Baltimore communities surrounding its Homewood Campus. The funds will be invested through a group of nonprofits, community associations and businesses called the Homewood Community Partners Initiative. "One thing that I think is worth underscoring, and what I think really denotes what is very special about this particular initiative is its comprehensiveness,” university President Ronald J. Daniels said during a news conference. “That is to say that what we’re thinking about is everything from thinking about incentives for improvement of housing, more lively retail and commercial corridor to improvement …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Jon Walter, a retiring Northern District community relations officer, will take over as the Johns Hopkins University’s community liaison.
Officer Jon Walter, a long time community relations officer in the Northern District, will be taking over as the new student and community liaison at Johns Hopkins University. Walter is taking over for Carrie Bennett, aka "The Shush Lady," who left the post to move to Pennsylvania to take care of her father following the death of her mother this summer. "When Dean [Susan] Boswell mentioned Jon’s name as a possible candidate for the position, I felt a huge wave of relief. I know Jon, I know his back ground, his work ethic and his philosophy regarding community relations. Knowing that he is the one to not just take over, but to take the Student/Community Liaison position forward, means so much to me," Bennett wrote on her blog. Walter …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The robber approached a woman who was sitting in her car Tuesday afternoon.
A woman was robbed at knifepoint while sitting in a car in Oakenshawe. According to a police report, the woman was in her car at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the 3400 block of University Place when the robber approached her. The robber then displayed a knife and told the woman "give it to me." She handed over a messenger bag, iPhone and an unknown amount of money. The robber then ran east on Birkwood Place. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The man was robbed at gunpoint in the 200 block of East University Parkway.
Two robbers stole a man’s backpack that contained $380. At 11:05 p.m. on Wednesday, in the 200 block of East University Parkway, two robbers approached a man, one of them pointed a handgun and told the man "give me your stuff," according to a police report. The man handed over his backpack and the robbers ran off in an unknown direction. The robbers stole $380, a bus pass, a license and another ID, according to police. Follow North Baltimore Patch on Facebook and Twitter.