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After years of complaining about police misconduct, advocates packed the state Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Committee room Thursday to support several bills aimed at making police more accountable.

Among them was one proposed by Baltimore City Senator Lisa Gladden that would alter the rights given to police officers under investigation for misconduct.

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Frank Melvin Conaway Sr., who died at his home Feb. 15, was remembered Monday as an accomplished African-American insurance agent, state delegate, Baltimore City Circuit Court Clerk, father and friend. 

Speakers at his funeral at Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center praised Mr. Conaway, who was 81, as a fighter and tireless advocate for the city of Baltimore and its citizens.

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The funeral for long-time Baltimore City Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center. A wake will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. preceding the funeral.

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After months of work, a task force appointed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake released Wednesday recommendations for implementing a police body camera program.

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Here we go again; another snowstorm. You’re probably wondering when the plows will get to your street. Since we already know when a Baltimore City street will be cleared after a snowfall, we asked the same question in surrounding counties.

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Frank Conaway Sr., the long time Clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court has died.  Family members said the 81-year-old passed away in his sleep Saturday night.

A self-described godfather of African-American politics in Baltimore, Mr. Conaway, or "Papa Bear" as he was called by supporters, was the patriarch of a political dynasty in the city.

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