| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:44 PM
A jazz band, heated tent and rows of white chairs gave the Harbor Point construction site the air of a wedding Wednesday as the project was praised as a model for turning an industrial site to new use.
The redevelopment of the 27-acre waterfront property...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was in town Saturday to take part in a Major League Baseball Players Association event supporting the James Mosher Baseball league in West Baltimore, but he took a moment to talk about the way the Orioles have regained their...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 3:13 PM
Councilman Carl Stokes is calling on the city to stop shutting off water service to delinquent residential customers until officials take more aggressive action to collect past-due business accounts.
Stokes said Monday that a hearing will be scheduled...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 7:39 PM
Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called for calm late Saturday as more than 1,300 police officers worked to take control of the city after agitated protesters incited violence after a day of peaceful marches.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development.
That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday that cuts made in the beginning of her term allowed for $4.2 million in additional funding for after-school and summer school programs.
At a news conference at Carver Vocational High School, Rawlings-Blake...
| Jun 7, 2015
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce Monday that $4.2 million in additional funding will be allocated for after-school and summer school programs, potentially affecting several thousand students.
"It's important that we're supporting our...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 6:40 PM
As Baltimore reels from its most violent month in 40 years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake remains upbeat about the city's efforts to fight crime, pointing to the success of an anti-violence program and the retraining of police officers by the U.S....
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:49 PM
Stores near Baltimore schools would be banned from selling menthol cigarettes or flavored cigars, under legislation being considered by the City Council to discourage underage kids from picking up the habit.
More than half of city schools, or 104, are...
| May 31, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Instead of placing candles on McKenzie Elliott's fourth birthday cake in May, her mother helped unveil a street sign on Sunday to honor the 3-year-old killed by a stray bullet last year in North Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood.
While holding three...
| May 29, 2015
| 4:10 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake could face a tough race against at least one challenger in next year's election, political analysts say.
A few months ago, many pundits considered the mayor practically unbeatable. The city's crime and...