P. Kenneth Burns has been a communications professional for 15 years. He is a producer, writer, political analyst and reporter. His experience ranges from news, talk shows, music and Christian programming.
Baltimore is following a national trend in urban planning that aims for a pedestrian friendly city with development designed to take advantage of public transit lines. That trend is showing up in Transform Baltimore, the first update of the city’s comprehensive zoning plan since 1971. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the effort is more than …View full post
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Greg Bernstein announced Thursday the indictments of 48 members and associates of a subset of the Black Guerilla Family gang on murder and gang related charges. The indictments are related to crimes committed between 2005 and this year and are unrelated to the scandal that rocked the city detention center over …View full post
Environmental regulators and the developers of the Harbor Point project will tell the public Thursday evening how they intend to protect people from the toxic chromium buried beneath the site during construction. The meeting comes nearly two weeks after regulators rejected one development plan over concerns about air monitoring plans. Baltimore City Councilman Jim Kraft …View full post
In its last meeting of the year the Baltimore City Council got a glimpse of a bill one member says would help the city’s chronic high unemployment rate and an effort to bare the records of defendants in sexual assault cases. Councilman Nick Mosby introduced a “Ban the Box” bill. It would forbid employers from …View full post
Over the summer, Baltimore City officials heard a proposal to ban automated purchasing machines. The machines have been dubbed in the vernacular “ecoATMs” named after the company in San Diego, Ca. that manufactures and manages them. In the corse of covering the story for WYPR, NPR expressed interest in the story as the council moved …View full post
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