| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:33 PM
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Maryland voters will decide the outcome of seven ballot questions in November.
Question 1 — All Maryland voters will decide whether the judges in Prince George’s County who oversee estate and will disputes must be...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold walked out of jail Friday morning after being locked up since March on a misconduct conviction.
Leopold, 70, dashed through a gate into a black Chevrolet waiting in the Jennifer Road Detention...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Anne Arundel County hired a private, $450-an-hour lawyer to defend County Executive John R. Leopold in a discrimination lawsuit, ringing up a $20,743 bill to taxpayers within two weeks and raising questions about whether the embattled politician should...
| 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 ("...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Northwestern High School, a comprehensive, coeducational public high school on Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore City, is a beautiful campus with a diverse student body, offering opportunities for cultural enrichment for all. It has a strong alumni group...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Will Rogers once observed that a newspaper ad was worth about 40 editorials, which many of us in the opinion writing side of that equation suspect would be quite the bargain. Little else could explain the public's indifference to a topic that has launched...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has paid off the $45,000 a court ordered her to donate to charities, resolving charges that she violated her probation in the criminal case that led to her leaving office.
In early November, Dixon was charged with...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
On Wednesday, the main topic of conversation at Northwestern High School will likely be the school's impending closing and what the move might mean to the current student body.
But when school dismissed at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, many Northwestern students...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:58 PM
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...