| Apr 21, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is asking Gov. Larry Hogan to direct the Maryland Attorney General to conduct an independent investigation into the death of Freddie Gray.
"Residents of Baltimore, Md., and the broader nation...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Christian Spence had been to Oriole Park many times, with the last time being an Orioles playoff game last season. On Saturday, the Friends School senior got the opportunity to pitch from the same mound his heroes pitch from.
He made the most of the...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that the city would continue stepped-up efforts to quell crime after this weekend's violence, including three killings, and she called on the community to help.
"I'm not going to let a violent weekend...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:57 PM
Baltimore officials are revisiting the possibility of offering city homeowners a property tax cut in next year's $2.5 billion budget, they said Wednesday.
Officials ruled out a cut last month, but budget director Andrew W. Kleine said the idea is now...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 4:58 PM
The cost of a massive project to overhaul all of Baltimore's more than 400,000 water meters is rising again — this time by about $4.2 million.
On Wednesday, Baltimore's Board of Estimates is expected to allocate the additional money to the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
I have great respect for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, but I think he's wrong when he suggests city school department needs its own police force because Baltimore City Police Department officers aren't capable of interacting with...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:02 PM
The Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would require every restaurant and carryout in the city to post its health rating based on a city review of its cleanliness.
The council voted 10-5 to approve the measure,...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to make bolstering small business a focus of Monday's State of the City speech, pledging more funding for the city's Small Business Resource Center and $1 million for an "innovation fund" to help small firms acquire...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The comments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young concerning their near total failure to supply running water to residents this winter demand a rebuttal ("Frustration mounts as city water outage continue,"...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:42 AM
Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water — some for weeks — during the region's deep freeze.