| Nov 25, 2011
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children's issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family's privacy during 22 years as Chicago's first lady, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, more than nine years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer....
| Nov 24, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. Thursday, more than nine years after she was...
| Jan 29, 1986
You may remember Judith Resnik as an astronaut on the maiden voyage of the space shuttle Discovery, which blasted off on a six-day mission on Aug. 30, 1984, and put three satellites in space. Resnik took accolades for conducting solar-power experiments...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions Inc. was selected as the preferred bidder for an automated camera system to tag speeders near public schools and parks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration said today.
City procurement officials notified ATS in...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
If you're in a business that seeks to influence government policies in Baltimore, chances are you've hired the lobbying firm of Harris Jones & Malone.
Various companies have on file with the city ethics board a total of 56 forms stating that they are...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired a private company to oversee an overhaul of the city's speed and red light camera system — and audit tickets to ensure accuracy.
The city's spending panel, the Board of Estimates, approved a six-month, $278,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each citation issued — a ruling that could help others challenge their citations in court.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Baltimore's new speed camera company says it took in $18 million in revenue last year — a nearly 10 percent increase from 2011 — but still lost money, thanks in part to a rocky start in the city.
In a statement to investors, Brekford Corp....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The state Senate could vote as soon as Tuesday to bar the state and local governments from paying speed camera contractors based on ticket volume and to require that all automated speeding tickets issued in Maryland give drivers enough information to...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
A task force studying Baltimore's troubled speed camera program will urge the city to increase oversight, change the way camera sites are selected and create a website containing maps and other information of interest to the public, according to draft...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Maryland Senate on Monday overwhelmingly passed a weakened speed camera reform bill that would bar local governments from paying vendors based on the volume of citations but wouldn't ensure motorists had enough information to fact-check their...