Police make arrest in killing of Ryan Demby, off-duty Howard County sheriff’s deputy shot in Federal Hill bar

By Chrisleen Herard, Special to the AFRO Ryan Demby, a Howard County sheriff’s deputy, was off-duty when he was shot and killed inside a Baltimore bar on Sept. 29.  Shortly after midnight, authorities were called to a South Charles Street bar located in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood, where they found Demby suffering from multiple gunshot


The Moore Report: Rome-ward bound: Baltimore advocates secure appointment to recommend African-American candidates for sainthood

By Ralph E. Moore, Jr. We are soon going to Rome! Two years ago, we– that is, the Social Justice Committee of St. Ann Church in East Baltimore– launched a letter writing initiative for the expedited canonizations of the first six African-American candidates for sainthood from the United States.  Mother Mary Lange, Father Augustus Tolton