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  • Baltimore OKs study on Charm City Circulator fees

    Baltimore OKs study on Charm City Circulator fees
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday approved a $130,000 study of the Charm City Circulator, the city's popular bus service that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she wants to remain free. Rawlings-Blake said the study is needed to make the...
  • Mayor says she will veto body camera bill

    Mayor says she will veto body camera bill
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she will veto a City Council bill requiring police officers to wear body cameras if the legislation makes it to her desk before policy questions have been resolved. "I would rather be thoughtful and right...
  • Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury

    Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury
    A Baltimore police officer who was caught on video beating a suspect — but remained on the job for three months until the video was publicly revealed — was criminally charged with assault and perjury, city prosecutors announced Wednesday....
  • A hard report to swallow

    A hard report to swallow
    We can understand the possibility that the Baltimore state's attorney's office concluded, after examining the evidence, that it did not have a criminal case against two city police officers who repeatedly struck a patient at MedStar Good Samaritan...
  • Baltimore seeks more contractors for water meter overhaul

    Baltimore seeks more contractors for water meter overhaul
    Baltimore city is soliciting for four new contracts to help with a massive overhaul of the city's more than 400,000 water meters — a move likely to add to the project's current $101.6 million price tag. The four new solicitations, considered...
  • Mosby is next Baltimore state's attorney

    Mosby is next Baltimore state's attorney
    Baltimore voters agreed Tuesday to let the City Council hire its own lawyer, a rare item of interest amid an otherwise humdrum lineup of mostly uncontested local races. For almost all of the offices in the overwhelmingly Democratic city, the real...
  • Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections

    Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections
    Maryland voters made it more difficult for governors and lawmakers to raid funds designated for road and bridge repairs by approving a constitutional amendment to put those funds in a "lockbox." Also approved at the ballot box Tuesday: a measure...
  • Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval

    Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval
    Customers who shop in Baltimore would have to pay 5 cents for each plastic bag at supermarkets and other merchants under legislation that's making its way through the City Council. A key council committee voted Wednesday to send the measure to the...
  • City Council approves police body camera bill

    City Council approves police body camera bill
    The Baltimore City Council overwhelmingly voted Monday to require all of Baltimore's nearly 3,000 police officers to wear body cameras — despite arguments from the mayor's office that the council's bill is illegal. City Councilman Warren Branch,...
  • Baltimore City Council moves to ban plastic bags

    Baltimore City Council moves to ban plastic bags
    Baltimore's City Council moved to ban plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and big-box retailers Monday after dumping a proposal to charge a 5-cent fee for the bags to discourage their use. The proposed ban would make Baltimore one of the first...
  • Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree

    Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree
    In an ideal world, the City Council and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would work together to equip Baltimore police officers with body cameras that record their interactions with the public. The anecdotal evidence from departments that have adopted the...