| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:16 AM
This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies —...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Maryland's litigation-based system for compensating families whose children suffered from birth-related neurological industries doesn't work well for anyone. It isn't great for the families, who only get the financial assistance they need if they can...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:56 PM
A coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he was an experienced leader with a strong track record on civil rights issues.
At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, Rev. Alvin...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
An influential coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he's an experienced leader with a strong record on civil rights issues.
At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, the Rev....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Baltimore's state senators pressed police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Thursday to address city residents' fears in the aftermath of the spate of killings that started the year. Batts tried to assure them that he was "just as upset as you are" and...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:10 PM
City and state leaders and voting rights advocates agree on this: After last year's abysmal voter turnout, Baltimore's odd election cycle should be changed to lure more people to the polls and save millions of dollars.
But a fierce battle is brewing over...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The city invested nearly $7 million in the Grand Prix at a time of cutbacks in neighborhood services. It tied up downtown traffic before, during and after a long holiday weekend, less than two weeks before voters go to the polls for a mayoral election....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:57 PM
In her inaugural address Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake exhorted Baltimoreans to "pitch in and do their part" to improve the city and draw new residents despite economic challenges.
Speaking in a light rain outside City Hall, Rawlings-Blake, 41,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Baltimore would lose two of its 18 delegates and share one of its six senators with Baltimore County under new state legislative map proposed Friday by a panel appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The changes would further diminish the city's power in...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Baltimore's once-hefty delegation in the state legislature is due to slim down again when new political boundaries are drawn this year: The city is guaranteed to lose at least part of one of its six legislative districts.
And while any part of the...