| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is asking the City Council to approve more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a large waterfront development that will house energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
But some council members...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's Super Bowl tickets went to a pair of top aides and a city delegate, the administration said this week.
As governor, O'Malley has a state skybox at Ravens stadium, which allows him to purchase up to eight Super Bowl tickets,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Baltimore City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector introduced a bill Monday that would crack down on what she deems "aggressive" panhandling.
Spector's bill would make it illegal for people to solicit handouts along street shoulders, medians and in...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Morgan State University's Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of the university's president for an additional year during a lengthy meeting Friday — reversing a contentious decision to seek a new president at the close of the academic...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The president of Baltimore City Community College was forced out this week, following a tumultuous two years and a recent dramatic drop in enrollment.
President Carolane Williams said she was caught off guard when two trustees called her Monday to say...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Morgan State University officials broke ground Wednesday on a $72 million business school — the first step, they said, in a plan to expand the campus' western edge while improving a troubled shopping center.
The 140,000-square-foot Earl G. Graves...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A city councilwoman is challenging Baltimore's plan to charge businesses some of the highest stormwater fees in the state — and divert some of the money that had gone to Chesapeake Bay cleanup to help fund property tax cuts.
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Baltimore's ethics director is in charge of advising elected officials and fielding constituent complaints about them. It's unclear, however, if anyone is overseeing him.
A seven-member oversight panel, the Board of Legislative Reference, is...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Baltimore police are taking steps to close game rooms in the city offering computer terminals that mimic slot machines and pay cash prizes, but one operator went to court Monday to challenge the crackdown.
The police sent written notices about two...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Baltimore's new police commissioner wants to expand his agency's focus beyond gun violence to burglaries, car break-ins and other crimes that affect a broader swath of citizens, he told the City Council panel that signed off on his confirmation Wednesday....