| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Six candidates for Baltimore mayor sounded off on education, drug addiction, vacant homes and job creation at a Tuesday night forum sponsored by a coalition of nearly three dozen advocacy groups.
Speaking before a spirited standing room crowd of about...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:37 PM
On the campaign trail, mayoral candidate Frank Conaway can often be heard passionately criticizing his opponents.
Today, the Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk does it in rhyme.
Conaway, 77, posted a rap on his campaign website where he takes a few cutting...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:38 PM
The city mailed sample ballots out this week to remind registered voters of the primary election coming up on Sept. 13.
Trouble is, the forms are telling them to go to the polls Sept. 3.
"I think the error is going to mislead a lot of people," said...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Baltimore housing officials are warning that the city's homeless and others in need are being misled by deceptive fliers offering Section 8 housing vouchers.
The fake fliers are circulating throughout the city, according to statement from the Housing...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Rhonda Eldridge had pulled an all-nighter July 27 to pack. She, her husband, Anthony Johnson, and her four children were to leave that weekend for a four-day vacation in Ocean City.
At 2 a.m. a neighbor came to get her. Just a few feet away from her home...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:16 PM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her husband collected homestead tax credits on two separate properties before she became mayor of Baltimore, in violation of a state rule that prohibits married couples from claiming the break on more than one residence,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:05 AM
The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has opened an imposing lead over her challengers with just weeks to go before the Democratic primary, garnering a larger share of likely voters than all of her rivals combined, according to a Baltimore Sun poll.
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:57 PM
A majority of Baltimore's most engaged Democrats approve of how Sheila Dixon handled her job as mayor.
But they're not keen for a comeback.
Dixon, who is barred from running for office this year as part of a plea deal to settle corruption charges, has...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:49 PM
THE SUN POLL
The Baltimore Sun commissioned a telephone survey of 742 likely Baltimore Democratic primary voters from Aug. 22 to 24. The Sun's pollster, OpinionWorks of Annapolis, used the Baltimore City Board of Elections database to identify...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Just days before early voting begins in Baltimore's mayoral primary, candidates squared off on police scandals, the high crime rate and school cheating issues in a fast-paced televised debate Monday night.
Maryland Public Television and Fox 45 co-...