| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Baltimore officials plan to divert $3 million in anticipated casino revenue that had been earmarked for community improvements to replace a major artery in the city's underground steam pipe system.
The proposal has drawn criticism from local elected...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The city of Baltimore and CSX Transportation have agreed to split the cost of rebuilding the one-block retaining wall that collapsed along East 26th Street in Charles Village, ending months of negotiations over who was responsible and how much taxpayers...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
In Baltimore, some business owners say they're constantly nagged by city fees for making improvements to their stores.
Add a bike rack outside? There's a fee for that. Put up a security camera? Another fee. Add more lighting? There's a fee for that,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Baltimore's spending board on Wednesday approved an agreement with CSX Transportation to split the cost of a new retaining wall to replace the one that collapsed in April along East 26th Street in Charles Village.
City Council President Bernard C....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city.
The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:02 PM
With City Councilman William H. Cole IV leaving to run Baltimore's economic development corporation, candidates began lining up Friday to take over his seat representing the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill and Bolton Hill.
Bill Romani, president of the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Several Baltimore City Council members expressed skepticism Monday about a plan to sell some downtown parking garages, while others began lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration to claim funds from the sale for recreation centers in their districts....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic.
So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets.
A police surveillance camera operator...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was confirmed Monday by the City Council for a full six-year term.
Batts has led the city's police force since October 2012, when he was selected to fill the unexpired term of the previous commissioner,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A city councilman is pushing a bill that would require every restaurant in Baltimore to post a health grade based on the facility's cleanliness — but some restaurants are pushing back.
"We know this policy has been proven across the country to be...