Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday morning she will not seek 2016 re-election. She wants to put her focus on helping the city progress rather than her campaign.

Kanika Lal Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday morning that she will not seek re-election. This decision comes just as the city is preparing for the trials of six police officers charged in 25-year-old Freddie Gray’s death from a spinal cord injury while in police custody. Baltimore also recently approved a $6.4 million dollar settlement

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed just wanted to impress his engineering teacher with his homemade clock. Instead, he ended up in handcuffs.

Off The Grid Ahmed Mohamed is a 14-year-old high school student from Irving, Texas who aspires to be an engineer. Over the weekend he decided to take apart a clock and rebuild it inside his pencil case. Proud of his accomplishment, he decided to take it to school on Monday to show his engineering teacher. That

Baruch College fraternity Pi Delta Psi and its members are facing charges after freshman Michael Deng died from serious injuries and delayed medical treatment.

Kanika Lal Five Baruch College fraternity members will face multiple charges for allegedly killing a college freshman in December 2013. Related Story President Obama Extends Paid Sick Leave in Honor of Labor Day Pocono Mountain regional police chief Chris Wagner told reporters college freshman Michael Deng, who died of injuries during a hazing ritual, was

Richard Glossip was sentenced to death solely based off of the testimony of another man. His execution is scheduled for Wed. September 16, 2015

Off The Grid Richard Glossip was working at the Best Budget Motel in Oklahoma City when his boss and motel owner, Barry Von Treese, was found dead in one of the rooms. One week later Justin Sneed, the 19-year-old handyman and meth addict, was arrested. Sneed then confessed to beating Von Treese to death with a baseball

Lawmakers have ordered a briefing with those involved with the Marine Corps study that claimed all-male units outperform units including women.

Kanika Lal A recent Marine Corps study stating all-male combat units perform better than combats including women, has sparked debate and a lawmaker briefing. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term This news comes just as the Pentagon is preparing to open all combat jobs to women. Representative Susan Davis said

The national conservative group Club for Growth announced a $1 million ad campaign attacking Donald Trump, marking the most direct and well-funded attempt from within the Republican Party yet to take down its presidential front-runner.

Off The Grid This is wonderful in its own way. I’ve never seen a party attack one of its own! It’s kind of interesting to watch. The Republican establishment is so anti-Trump that they don’t know what to do with him. Now they have to take him on. This is just a preview of the

The Justice Is Not For Sale Act would ban government contracts with private prisons, forcing local and state government responsible over state and local correctional facilities.

Off The Grid Bernie Sanders has just announced the next big issue he plans on taking on: private prisons. Sanders introduced a bill called the Justice is Not For Sale Act, which would ban government contracts with private prisons. “Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer,

An investigation is ongoing after Egyptian forces allegedly mistake Mexican tourists as militants and kill them while hunting in a desert near Cairo.

Kanika Lal An investigation is ongoing after Egyptian security forces killed a group of tourists, allegedly mistaking them for a group of militants. They were hunting in the desert near Cairo, according to Egypt’s interior ministry. Related Story President Obama Extends Paid Sick Leave in Honor of Labor Day A total of 12 people were

Motion to discuss the bill to provide medical benefits and compensation for emergency workers who were first on the scene of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks fell three votes short today.

Jen Hobbs What’s even more upsetting about emergency workers being denied medical benefits and compensation, is the fact that our government could have prevented the very situation we found ourselves in on September 11, 2001. Watch this video to find out how the government identified one of the hijackers through the Able Danger program, but did