| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:39 PM
After a six-week trial and three days of deliberation, a Maryland jury acquitted Sen. Ulysses S. Currie and two grocery chain executives Tuesday of federal extortion and bribery charges, ending years of criminal suspicion surrounding the Prince George's...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:35 PM
What does it take to get a bribery conviction in Maryland? State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who took a quarter-million dollars from a grocery store chain to advocate on its behalf, and who told no one about the arrangement, was just found not guilty on...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:15 PM
State Sen. Ulysses Currie may have walked out of Baltimore's federal courthouse Tuesday a free man, but it was hardly the clean sweep that the jurors' verdict of not guilty on all counts might indicate.
Jurors said after emerging from the courthouse that...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
A leading government watchdog organization has called on the Maryland Senate to censure state Sen. Ulysses Currie, the once-powerful budget committee chairman who was acquitted of political corruption charges this week.
Susan Wichmann, executive director...
| Nov 27, 2011
Shani Arrisola hit the Galleria Mall in Dallas Sunday, in search of much-needed deals for her holiday shopping.
"I'm a full-time student, and I have a full-time job," she said. "I have two little ones; so, it's very important to me."
And, she was not...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who retired from Maryland's highest court last fall, has agreed to represent Sen. Ulysses Currie in an ethics inquiry expected to get under way in the General Assembly later this month.
Currie, a Prince George's County...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:47 PM
When Maryland legislators return to Annapolis next week for their annual 90-day legislative session, one of their first tasks will be to decide what to do about Sen. Ulysses Currie's admitted ethical lapses that helped land him in federal court on bribery...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
When the Maryland Senate came into session this morning, Sen. Ulysses Currie was seated in the front row — but a crucial 10 feet to the right of his former perch, the desk he was for years afforded as chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:51 PM
A General Assembly committee charged with reviewing the behavior of state Sen. Ulysses Currie met briefly Thursday behind closed doors in what was described as an organizational session.
Currie, a Prince George's County Democrat recently acquitted of...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:56 PM
A federal judge said Monday he will rule by next week whether eight bribery and extortion charges filed against state Sen. Ulysses Currie and two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse, which employed Currie as a consultant, will stand.