| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:17 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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,...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 11:38 AM
For more than a decade, mayoral vetoes were practically unheard of in Baltimore.
Within the past three months, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed or vowed to veto three City Council bills — legislation empowering the council to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:11 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:49 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...