| May 20, 2015
| 11:00 AM
There have been a number of lessons learned from the widespread unrest in the aftermath of the tragic in-custody death of Freddie Gray.
One such lesson is that actions matter more than words.
That makes the news that the Board of Public Works recently...
| May 15, 2015
| 3:20 PM
Baltimore officials, trying to collect some $40 million in long-unpaid water bills, have shut off service to more than 1,600 customers in the past six weeks.
But records reviewed by The Baltimore Sun show the city's enforcement has been starkly uneven....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:21 PM
The General Assembly has given final approval to a bill to make it harder for Baltimore to put owner-occupied homes up for tax sale over unpaid taxes and water bills.
The bill, a key piece of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's legislative agenda, is...
| May 12, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Here's an idea: Let's have Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young call on those gang members who helped quell violence on Riot Monday to help quell violence the other 364 days of the year.
There were two more shootings Monday night,...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Baltimoreans woke this morning saddened and unsettled by the wanton destruction that engulfed much of the city the night before. Just hours after 25-year-old Freddie Gray was laid to rest amid calls for peaceful protest against the treatment of the city's...
| May 12, 2015
| 10:45 AM
On Monday night, as City Council members pressed Baltimore officials on the costs of the recent rioting that damaged 350 businesses and cost the city untold amounts in expenses for police, fire fighters and clean-up crews, the region's business leaders...
| May 11, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Baltimore City Council members called Monday for additional study into the amount of money the recent unrest will cost the city and what more can be done to bring economic development to struggling neighborhoods.
Council Vice President Edward Reisinger...
| May 11, 2015
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore officials are raising money to increase the reward for information in the killing of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, who was struck by a stray bullet in Waverly last summer.
City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke and roughly 20 other officials,...
| May 9, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Jacqueline Andrews stood admiring as a bright pink butterfly took shape on her granddaughter's face Saturday, and reminisced about watching her Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood reclaim its civility.
In the past week, the market and the laundromat that...
| May 10, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Many solutions for addressing the problems in Baltimore's African American community have been advanced, most notably the commentary by City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young in The Sun on May 1 ("Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie...
| May 8, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The nation's top law enforcement officials are likely to have a watchful presence over Baltimore police for the next few years, as the U.S. Department of Justice examines whether officers commonly use excessive force and violate residents'...