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  • Baltimore mayor battles other leaders over flow of information

    Baltimore mayor battles other leaders over flow of information
    Transparency was at the center of a City Hall debate last week, as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other city leaders squabbled over notifications about alleged police misconduct. As the city spending board prepared to vote on a $150,000 settlement...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...
  • Mayor pledges police body cameras by year's end

    Mayor pledges police body cameras by year's end
    As a mayoral task force prepares to release recommendations about police body cameras, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is pledging to launch a program in Baltimore by year’s end. “We will have a body camera program — at least a pilot...
  • City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings
    City Council members expressed shock Wednesday that the Baltimore school system has run up a deficit of more than $60 million — even before $35 million in proposed state budget cuts. Members said they were largely kept in the dark about the...
  • Understaffing of Baltimore paramedics leads to long hours, overtime spike

    Understaffing of Baltimore paramedics leads to long hours, overtime spike
    Chronic understaffing of Baltimore paramedics led to a massive spike in overtime pay — with some paramedics working more than 2,000 hours of overtime last year and earning more than six figures, city officials acknowledge. That has led city...
  • Tracking repeat offenders

    Tracking repeat offenders
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is right about this much: The fact that a police officer had been the defendant in a previous misconduct case for which the city paid a $100,000 settlement should not have influenced the Board of Estimates...
  • Lawmakers seek transparency from Baltimore mayor on police misconduct

    Lawmakers seek transparency from Baltimore mayor on police misconduct
    Two lawmakers pressing for state legislation to crack down on police misconduct called Wednesday for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to inform the city spending board when officers repeatedly face brutality allegations in lawsuits. "The more the people...
  • Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case

    Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case
    While seeking approval this week for a $150,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging brutality by a Baltimore detective, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration did not tell the city spending board that taxpayers had already paid $100,000 to settle...
  • City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden
    Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council. The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...
  • Bill Driscoll, City Hall fixture since the 1970s, retires

    Bill Driscoll, City Hall fixture since the 1970s, retires
    William “Bill” Driscoll, a City Hall fixture since the 1970s and current chief of staff to the City Council president, retired Friday.  "It was a fascinating place to work," Driscoll, 65, said. "I hope that I did some good stuff and moved...
  • Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval

    Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval
    A proposal to limit parking outside homes near a major shopping center redevelopment in Hampden won preliminary approval in a tight vote by a divided Baltimore City Council Monday night. The bill would create a resident-only parking zone in...