| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Sheila Dixon would be more credible if she was competing for ratings with Honey Boo-Boo or The Real Housewives of whatever. Is Baltimore so desperate for national attention that someone of her ilk has to be trotted out once again to run for mayor ("...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:29 AM
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....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:39 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:15 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:39 PM
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.