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Carl Stokes

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  • John J. Ray, BGE administrator

    John J. Ray, BGE administrator
    John J. Ray, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. administrator of quality assurance who was a founding member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church in Northeast Baltimore, died July 12 of acute myeloid leukemia at his Parkville home. He was 82....
  • Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise

    Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise
    The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
  • 120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month

    120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month
    In the first month of Baltimore's tough new youth curfew, about four kids a night were picked up by police — a smaller-than-expected number that supporters say shows the law is working. City officials say the figures — which show that police...
  • City Council postpones vote on foam container ban

    City Council postpones vote on foam container ban
    The Baltimore City Council postponed action Monday on a bill that would have banned the use of foam cups and containers for carryout food and drinks after several members withdrew their support. Councilman James B. Kraft, the bill's chief sponsor, said...
  • Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point

    Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point
    A city councilman who chairs the influential taxation committee is holding up $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development as he seeks more detailed information he says is needed to justify the deal. Proponents of the $1...
  • Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend

    Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend
    Surrounded by farmland at an Iowa facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from those in his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man...
  • Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point

    Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point
    The chairman of the City Council's taxation committee says he'll hold a hearing on $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development now that he's received documents outlining the case for the funding. Last week, Councilman...
  • City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million

    City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million
    The $1 billion Harbor Point development would reap a profit of $124 million for its investors without government financing to pay for its infrastructure, according to recently released city documents. That may seem like a huge payoff, but it's not...
  • City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills

    City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills
    Angry city residents shouted "Shame," "Unbelievable" and "We're fed up" at Baltimore's spending panel Wednesday for not stopping a water bill rate increase of nearly 42 percent over the next three years. They said they were mad at city leaders for giving...
  • Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues

    Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues
    An alarming rise in summer violence continued Thursday, as the past week's death toll rose to 12 in Baltimore and politicians began sniping over blame. City police announced arrests — including men charged in previous violence — even as...
  • Councilman moves to limit Ticketmaster fees

    Councilman moves to limit Ticketmaster fees
    A Baltimore councilman is seeking to limit the "convenience" fees Ticketmaster and other ticket sellers add to the price of admission to concerts and sporting events. Councilman Carl Stokes, chairman of the council's taxation committee, introduced a bill...