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  • One judge, two guilty politicians: Dixon and Leopold

    One judge, two guilty politicians: Dixon and Leopold
    Does John Leopold have Sheila Dixon to blame? He'll have plenty of time — 30 days to be specific — to contemplate such a cosmic question, as the former Anne Arundel County executive serves out the surprise prison sentence he received Thursday...
  • Dixon to give talk, consider return to politics

    Dixon to give talk, consider return to politics
    Former Mayor Sheila Dixon plans to kick off a local foundation's speaker series next month as she weighs a possible return to politics, having completed probation on the criminal conviction that forced her from office. "This is the year I'm going to...
  • Double-standard for Dixon

    Double-standard for Dixon
    Why would the Associated Black Charities want former Mayor Sheila Dixon, a convicted criminal, to speak at their event ("Dixon plans decision on return to politics," March 27)? Ms. Dixon was convicted of stealing gift cards intended for the poor. If I had...
  • Former mayor should not re-enter politics

    Former mayor should not re-enter politics
    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon should not re-enter the political world. If not for a particularly egregious lapse of common sense (thieving gift cards intended for less fortunate people), people would very likely remember her in a more positive...
  • Leopold defense rests; closing arguments set for Tuesday

    Leopold defense rests; closing arguments set for Tuesday
    Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney denied Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's request for acquittal on all charges in his misconduct trial, clearing the way for closing arguments Tuesday. The defense rested today after calling a total of...
  • 10 Awkward Questions for Derrick E. Vaughan

    10 Awkward Questions for Derrick E. Vaughan
    Many English words derive from Latin. Others from Spanish, American Indian, Norwegian. You name a country, an English word probably came from there. But in the grand history of William Shakespeare, some words are invented by brilliant minds. Derrick E....
  • Arundel County Council pushes ouster of Leopold

    Arundel County Council pushes ouster of Leopold
    Despite a warning from the county attorney that the move was premature, the Anne Arundel County Council pressed ahead Wednesday with a plan to remove County Executive John R. Leopold from office for criminal misconduct. Some voters, meanwhile, said it...
  • Replacing John Leopold

    Replacing John Leopold
    Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold stands alone among Maryland's recent crop of disgraced politicians in that he actually appears to feel disgraced by the recent airing of his misdeeds at trial. In one case after another — Sheila...
  • City wastes big bucks on study

    City wastes big bucks on study
    Let me get this straight. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hires an out-of-state firm and pays them $460,000 to tell her that the city is facing a $750 million shortfall ("Report says city is facing nearly $750 deficit," Feb. 7)? And pensions...
  • Command failure in police training accident

    Command failure in police training accident
    The breakdown that led to the shooting of a University of Maryland police officer during a training exercise last week does not appear to be a matter of insufficient policies and procedures. The Baltimore City Police Department, whose officer has been...
  • Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure

    Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure
    Northwestern High alumni have gone to court to try to stop the Baltimore school from closing, as civil rights activists say the plan is discriminatory because shuttering the institution would disproportionately affect low-income, minority students. The...