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  • Mayor invites family, donors, business allies to skybox

    Mayor invites family, donors, business allies to skybox
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's guests in the city's private skybox at Ravens games this past season included a small circle of city employees, prominent business leaders, donors to her campaign, and several family members, documents show. City...
  • Put mayor's Ravens seats to good use

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakeis missing a serious opportunity by only offering access to the city's luxury box suite at M&T Bank Stadium to her friends, campaign contributors and family members ("Mayor invites family, donors, allies to M&T box," Feb. 9)....
  • Bills seek to keep guilty pols from getting paychecks, pensions

    A Baltimore mayor and a Prince George's County councilwoman lingered in office for weeks after being found guilty of serious charges. A former Prince George's County executive is heading to prison but gets to keep a pension worth more than $50,000 a year....
  • BGF member speaks about attempts to infiltrate city government

    BGF member speaks about attempts to infiltrate city government
    Buried at the bottom of today's CityPaper article about the Black Guerrilla Family gang is an eye-opening interview with an anonymous member, spelling out the gang's goal of infiltrating city government by masquerading as an anti-drug, black empowerment...
  • Schurick trial: A punishment to fit the crime

    Schurick trial: A punishment to fit the crime
    Considering that Paul Schurick faced as much as 12 years in prison for his role in a 2010 election day robocall that fraudulently urged voters to stay home from the polls, the sentence handed down today to former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s 2010 campaign...
  • O'Malley defends crime policies: "Appropriate action was taken"

    Gov. Martin O'Malley covered a range of topics at last night's Baltimore Sun Newsmaker Forum, including a defense of his crime policies during his tenure as Baltimore's mayor. He told Maryland Voices editor Andrew A. Green that increased arrests under his...
  • In limbo, Huguely jury must avoid distractions

    Elaine Pollack says she can sympathize with jurors in the George Huguely V murder trial — she and the 11 others who deliberated the fate of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon in 2009 also labored under the glare of intense media attention. In the Dixon...
  • Maryland an ethics 'model,' professor says

    While many Marylanders might consider their state a hotbed of political corruption, a leading expert on state government told lawmakers Friday that the Free State is a "model" for other states in its ethical standards. Alan Rosenthal, a political science...
  • City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million

    City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million
    Baltimore's $1.2 million settlement agreement with a group it had picked to develop a parcel the city now wants to make available for a slots casino was the right thing to do. There was no indication that the Gateway South sports/office complex originally...
  • BDC: Terms of S. Baltimore sportsplex deal were no secret

    The head of the quasi-public city agency that negotiated a 2007 deal over a parcel of land near the city's planned slots parlor defended the handling of the agreement Wednesday, as the city approved a $1.2 million settlement to free the land for...
  • Courts must be prepared for tech-savvy jurors

    Courts must be prepared for tech-savvy jurors
    In 1992, when a pair of car thieves in suburban Maryland kidnapped a baby and dragged the child's mother to her death, Judge Dennis Sweeney's biggest free-press/fair-trial worry was ensuring that jurors didn't read the newspaper or listen to television or...