| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows.
Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Bill Henry paints an unflattering image of the influential state senator he's trying to unseat.
Joan Carter Conway, he says, doesn't attend enough community meetings. She has a history of siding with special interests. And, he contends, she has let...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Controversial legislation intended to help ex-convicts find jobs is headed to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for her expected signature after the City Council gave the measure final approval Monday.
The "Ban the Box" bill will force Baltimore employers...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Sedation may have played a factor in the death of a 19-year-old hospital patient who was stunned by police during an altercation, a city council member said Friday.
The teen died Thursday after falling into a coma after a May 7 altercation with Good...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Baltimore animal control officers would have more leeway to seize dogs, cats or other pets deemed to be a nuisance under a measure the City Council will consider Monday.
The legislation, sponsored by Councilman Robert W. Curran, would allow animal...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Some future city workers will receive a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than traditional pensions under a sweeping plan approved Monday by the City Council.
The legislation — the result of a deal struck by Baltimore unions and Mayor...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:03 AM
He went west to the heartland in 1983 with a guitar and a penny whistle, a political troubadour who was 20 but looked more like 15. And when he arrived, they gave him a phone, a map and a list of names, and said, "Go win part of Iowa for our...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:58 PM
As votes were being counted Tuesday night, politicians and poll workers estimated that the turnout for the primary was among the lowest in recent history — leading some to call for the voting to be moved back to the fall in future years.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A Baltimore police officer slit the throat of a dog officers had under control and now faces felony animal cruelty charges, the department said Wednesday.
Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere called the killing "outrageous and unacceptable" and said...
| 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...