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  • Leopold sentenced to jail, $100,000 fine

    Leopold sentenced to jail, $100,000 fine
    Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold was led out of a courtroom Thursday with his wrists handcuffed behind his back and his head lowered, bound for the county jail after being sentenced for his misconduct in office conviction and...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4 p.m., with a high near 39. Tonight is expected to bring snow, with a low around 34. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Obama wins re-election, seeks to overcome...
  • Probation violation threatens Dixon's plea deal

    Probation violation threatens Dixon's plea deal
    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon could face the loss of her city pension — and possibly prison time — after being charged with a probation violation connected to a plea deal she struck on perjury and theft allegations. Dixon was $13,640...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER: Cloudy then sunny, with a high near 55. Tonight is expected to bring snow, with a low around 34. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Gambling expansion vote spurs casino hiring plans: A day after Maryland...
  • 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...
  • Not the last of Sheila?

    Not the last of Sheila?
    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 ("...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson joins fight against youth jail in Baltimore

    Rev. Jesse Jackson joins fight against youth jail in Baltimore
    Activists fighting a state plan to build a new $70 million juvenile detention facility in Baltimore received some high-profile backing Thursday night, as the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson joined their cause. "We must revive the war on poverty tonight, not the...
  • Ethics oversight board hasn't met in years

    Baltimore's ethics director is in charge of advising elected officials and fielding constituent complaints about them. It's unclear, however, if anyone is overseeing him. A seven-member oversight panel, the Board of Legislative Reference, is...