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Carl Stokes

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  • City police promise dirt bike crackdown

    City police promise dirt bike crackdown
    Baltimore police say they plan to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups using social media and undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the packs of riders. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said...
  • Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference

    Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday evening she's been able to secure undisclosed business deals for the city at a Las Vegas convention. "Out of this conference, there will be new-to-the-city retailers," Rawlings-Blake said in a telephone...
  • Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report

    Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report
    You've likely heard about the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera program, which found error rates much higher than city officials had acknowledged. Turns out that's only part of the story. Engineering firm URS Corp. also delivered to City Hall a...
  • In Vegas, Baltimore courts retailers to open new stores

    In Vegas, Baltimore courts retailers to open new stores
    City officials went shopping for deals at a Las Vegas retail real estate conference this past week, looking for big-name stores to locate here, even as one developer stopped work on plans for a Wal-Mart in Remington. The 10-member city delegation was...
  • Henson goes negative in campaign against McFadden

    Henson goes negative in campaign against McFadden
    If folks were waiting for Julius Henson's campaign for state Senate to go negative, they didn't have to wait long. Within days of a city judge's clearing the way for Henson to run in East Baltimore's 45th District, the longtime political consultant...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Council approves tough new curfew for city youths

    Council approves tough new curfew for city youths
    A tough new curfew forcing kids off the streets as early as 9 p.m. was approved Monday by the Baltimore City Council over objections it will place too much stress on the Police Department and lead to conflicts between youths and officers. The...
  • ACLU, youth advocacy groups ask city to halt new curfew

    ACLU, youth advocacy groups ask city to halt new curfew
    The American Civil Liberties Union and some advocacy groups urged the City Council on Thursday to scrap a tough youth curfew bill and instead implement a plan that calls for more social programs for young people. But Councilman Brandon Scott, lead...
  • Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader

    Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader
    When the new head of the Baltimore Development Corp. started 15 months ago, she replaced a man who'd become synonymous with development in the city and accepted the task of changing the agency's focus from real estate deals to economic strategy. Much of...
  • Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]

    Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]
    In response to the Jan 13th article, "Key councilman says city shouldn't zone long time liquor stores out of business" (Jan. 13) I would like to say that I strongly agree with Councilman Ed Reisinger. I am a long-time resident (over 30 years) of Charles...
  • City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties

    City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday for two more years of tax breaks for developers rehabbing historic properties — despite concerns that the program is riddled with errors and amounts to a giveaway to developers who would...