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In preparation for expected heavy rains the Baltimore City Department of Transportation will have sandbags available for city residents and business owners in low-lying areas this week. The heavy rain is expected mid to late Thursday afternoon with heavy thunderstorms likely that evening or night. Limited quantities of sandbags available will be available on Wednesday from […]

Lunchables are one of the most convenient lunch options for the kiddies but it may also be one of the worst! According to Consumer Reports, prepackaged boxes of deli meat, cheese and crackers reportedly contain concerning levels of lead and sodium.  A registered dietitian at Consumer Reports said, “There’s a lot to be concerned about in […]

The queen of the Barbz Nicki Minaj just made history! According to Touring Data, Minaj’s Pink Friday 2 tour grossed a record-setting $34.9 million within the first 17 performances. This new record has made Pink Friday 2 the most successful tour by a female rapper in history.

Well it looks like the messy triangle between Jacquees, Deiondra Sanders and Dreezy has resulted in a baby! Deiondra posted a big shock to social media when announcing she’s pregnant with Jacquees baby, but made it clear she’s not having a baby to keep a man. “Even though this was not planned nor expected, this […]

Breezy fans get ready!! Chris Brown is heading back on the road for his 11:11 Tour and bringing along  Muni Long and Ayra Starr as special guests in select cities. His tour kicks off June 5 in Detroit and will also be making its way to Baltimore, tickets will be available for presale beginning Wednesday, […]

Mayor Brandon Scott and the Baltimore City Police Department announced a partnership with Lights On, to strengthen trust between police and the community. With this new initiative, when a BPD officer pulls you over for a mechanical violation, like a burned-out taillight, or broke turn signal you won’t get a ticket. This is a big […]

A Maryland dispensary is under fire after reportedly selling cannabis that was in a dumpster for two days. The Maryland Cannabis Administration’s consent order said that 224 grams of cannabis were thrown into a dumpster outside Curio’s Far & Dotter dispensary, where it sat for 41 hours and nine minutes. The Baltimore Banner reports, On […]

It looks like Columbia, MD is a pretty happy place! WalletHub has compared more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities across 29 key indicators of happiness. Some of the data collected ranges from the depression rate to the income growth rate to the average leisure time spent per day. Fremont, California, Overland Park, Kansas […]

After the widespread outage that affected thousands of AT&T customers, the company has now released compensation details. AT&T   will offer a $5 credit to customers affected by the cellular interruption. Per AT&T the $5 credit could take two bill cycles to take effect, and it added that the reduction won’t apply to prepaid, business and […]

After being sentenced to 10 years behind bars for the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion, Tory Lanez is continuing to appeal his conviction.  Meghann Cuniff, who has been covering the case, tweeted this morning that the brief isn’t in the records yet, but that it builds off Tory’s December request for a vacated sentence. Tory […]

  Just in time for Women’s History Month coming up in March, the women in Maryland are making big rankings! WalletHub has released the list for the best and worst states for women in 2024 and Maryland has ranked #6 on the list. In order to determine how women are faring and where they can […]

A network disruption caused over 70,000 AT&T outages reported just before 8 a.m. ET on Thursday. Although most outages were with AT&T there were some reports of issues with T-Mobile, Verizon, UScellular and more, with most issues reported in Houston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Atlanta. The outage that seemed as just maybe a network […]