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  • Mayor misses Mayor's Christmas Parade for Florida trip

    Missing from this year's Mayor's Christmas Parade? The mayor.  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's staff called organizers of the 41st Annual Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden late last week to inform them she wouldn't be attending the holiday tradition over...
  • Mayoral vetoes: sometimes common, sometimes not

    For more than a decade, mayoral vetoes were practically unheard of in Baltimore. Not anymore. Within the past three months, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed or vowed to veto three City Council bills — legislation empowering the council to...
  • Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit

    Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit
    A federal bankruptcy court judge dismissed a Chapter 11 case related to developer Patrick Turner's ambitious waterfront development in South Baltimore, clearing the way for a foreclosure on the property. Judge Robert A. Gordon said he saw no evidence...
  • Baltimore police officers charged with bribery

    Baltimore police officers charged with bribery
    Baltimore prosecutors charged two city police officers on Friday with bribery and conspiracy in connection with a towing scandal that has involved more than a dozen officers. Prosecutors say Baltimore police officers Jose Arroyo and Charles Grimes were...
  • Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections

    Voters approve transportation lockbox, executive special elections
    Maryland voters made it more difficult for governors and lawmakers to raid funds designated for road and bridge repairs by approving a constitutional amendment to put those funds in a "lockbox." Also approved at the ballot box Tuesday: a measure...
  • Voters to consider special elections for mayor, county executives

    This election, Maryland voters are being asked to consider something fundamental to democracy: elections. Voters statewide will decide whether to approve an amendment to the Maryland Constitution that would allow local governments to hold a special...
  • Fire department spokesman leaves city government

    Fire department spokesman leaves city government
    The spokesman for the Baltimore City Fire Department said Friday he is leaving city government to move to D.C. because his wife has accepted a new job.  "It is a bittersweet moment for us," said Ian Brennan, who was previously a press secretary for...
  • Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council

    Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council
    Ending weeks of speculation, state Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. said Monday he will not seek to replace City Councilman William H. Cole IV, who is leaving the council to run Baltimore's economic development corporation.  "As a former member of the...
  • Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates

    Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates
    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,...
  • Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk

    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk
    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, the longtime Baltimore City Council clerk who had been a Democratic stalwart throughout his life, died Sunday of complications from kidney failure at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. He was 101. "I knew Mr....
  • Westport development saga to continue in bankruptcy court

    Westport development saga to continue in bankruptcy court
    Developer Patrick Turner again put off possible foreclosure on the South Baltimore waterfront he wants to redevelop as the parties agreed Monday in backruptcy court to an Oct. 24 hearing on all matters in the case. The delay gives Turner's Inner Harbor...