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  • City voters head to the polls

    City voters head to the polls
    BREAKING NEWS ALERT:  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she was appointed last year. ----- Baltimore voters headed to the polls this...
  • For Rawlings-Blake, a challenge, not a mandate

    For Rawlings-Blake, a challenge, not a mandate
    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appears likely to win the Democratic primary for Baltimore mayor with the fewest votes of any successful candidate since at least 1983. She may clear 50 percent of those who went to the polls, but the message the voters sent...
  • Familiar face makes role her own

    Familiar face makes role her own
    She has been Baltimore's mayor for nearly 20 months already, thrust into office to become a familiar if often unreadable face at the helm of a city beset by crime, budgetary woes and even Mother Nature. But with her victory in the Democratic primary...
  • Election draws lowest turnout in history

    Election draws lowest turnout in history
    A fraction of the city's electorate trickled into polls for Tuesday's primary — the lowest recorded turnout in Baltimore's history. About 75,000 Baltimore residents voted in the election, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, according to...
  • Young wins primary for Council president

    Young wins primary for Council president
    Bernard C. "Jack" Young, picked by his fellow City Council members last year to lead the panel, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to keep the office for four more years. It was the first citywide campaign for Young, a 15-year veteran of the council....
  • Councilwoman Conaway unseated in race to represent Hampden area

    Councilwoman Conaway unseated in race to represent Hampden area
    City Councilman Carl Stokes said he surprised himself with his wide margin of victory over Odette Ramos in Tuesday's Democratic primary race to represent Charles Village. "It's much more than I expected, frankly," Stokes, an appointed councilman who...
  • Conaway loses City Council seat in an upset

    Conaway loses City Council seat in an upset
    In an election with few surprises, Baltimore City Councilwoman Belinda M. Conaway stood out. The two-term incumbent lost to a political newcomer in a relatively close race that was called Wednesday morning. With the possible exception of one council race...
  • Lawyers turn to social media to analyze potential jurors

    As the jury selection process began in the bribery trial of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, the names of potential jurors were removed from their questionnaires before the forms were returned to lawyers. The redacting was done at the request of federal...
  • Fixing Baltimore's broken primary

    Fixing Baltimore's broken primary
    The pathetic turnout in Baltimore's primary election Tuesday demands a response. The blame lies, of course, on the citizens themselves who didn't bother to vote — nearly 80 percent of those eligible stayed home. But the city and state have also done...
  • Rawlings-Blake: 'We have a unique opportunity'

    Rawlings-Blake: 'We have a unique opportunity'
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake spoke briefly Wednesday in her first public appearance after securing the Democratic nomination for mayor, but was tight-lipped on plans for her first full term in the office. "I'm glad it's over and now we can continue...
  • Attention Baltimore: There's still one more election

    Attention Baltimore: There's still one more election
    Anyone peeking in the window at Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's campaign headquarters on Howard Street Friday morning could be forgiven for thinking the mayor's race had ended. The view included stacks of taped-up moving boxes, cleared desks and a freshly...