| May 21, 2015
| 3:31 PM
West Baltimore residents urged a City Council committee Thursday to approve a $58 million subsidy for a mixed-use development in the Poppleton neighborhood, saying it is urgently needed after last month's unrest.
"We had trouble a few weeks ago in...
| May 11, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Baltimore City Council members called Monday for additional study into the amount of money the recent unrest will cost the city and what more can be done to bring economic development to struggling neighborhoods.
Council Vice President Edward Reisinger...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:48 PM
A bill that would have required the Maryland Department of the Environment to study the risks of increasingly common crude oil rail shipments through the state has stalled in the Senate after passing in the House, and will not move forward.
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:43 PM
Increasing worry about crude oil shipments through Maryland in recent years by state lawmakers, environmental activists and local residents has done little to slow those shipments down.
Axeon Speciality Products moved nearly 57 million gallons of crude...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 2:08 PM
The director of Baltimore's floundering CitiStat agency has been operating a private legal practice that works for state government under a contract that could be worth nearly $1 million, according to public records.
Aides to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
City officials on Monday seized hundreds of artifacts recovered during archaeological digs in Carroll Park from a nonprofit that had been charged with caring for the pre-Civil War items but alarmed officials by moving boxes of them to a storage locker...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The paychecks for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and other city elected officials are getting a little heavier.
Under city law, elected officials get a 2.5 percent annual raise if workers in at...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration argued Monday that a proposal to require police officers to wear body cameras is an illegal overreach of the City Council's authority.
City Solicitor George Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:39 PM
A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs has been federally indicted on charges that he took $90,000 in bribes — prompting city government to conduct a "thorough review of all internal...