| May 9, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office said Friday she has replaced her chief of staff Alexander M. Sanchez with her longtime friend and colleague Kaliope Parthemos, the deputy mayor for economic development since 2010.
"It was a mutual agreement...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Del. Jon Cardin rejected Thursday the endorsement of a Baltimore-based rapper after learning that the man who calls himself Ski Money is facing charges of human trafficking.
Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, said he knew nothing of the rapper'...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Most political endorsements touted by candidates typically elicit yawns.
Until they garner gasps.
Del. Jon Cardin, a Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general, rejected an impromptu endorsement he landed last week from a rapper with a rap...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I went out of town for a few days, and look what happened. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake takes a walk to show that it is safe at the Inner Harbor ("Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor," June 4). It appears that her well-intentioned...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is an embarrassment and a disgrace to anybody who ever attended Western High School. We were taught better than that, ignoramus.
I’ll take competency over personality any day. Let’s go Rawlings-Blake.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:10 PM
City and state leaders and voting rights advocates agree on this: After last year's abysmal voter turnout, Baltimore's odd election cycle should be changed to lure more people to the polls and save millions of dollars.
But a fierce battle is brewing over...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:43 PM
The General Assembly on Monday night put the final touch on a measure that delays Baltimore's next local election by a year — aligning the city's voting cycle with the presidential schedule and allowing a one-time, five-year term for...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:50 PM
The retrial of twin brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire in 2009 has been postponed until November.
The brothers' second trial had been scheduled to start today but was postponed without explanation until Nov. 18.
Travers and Tremayne...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Investigations into charges of fraud, waste and unethical behavior saved Baltimore nearly $1.6 million over the last year, the city's inspector general said in a report issued Monday.
That's nearly three times the $538,615 annual budget of the six-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:36 PM
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison after admitting to a wide-ranging pattern of corruption that permeated virtually every level of county government from health to...