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  • 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...
  • Sheila Dixon's financial woes detailed in state documents

    Sheila Dixon's financial woes detailed in state documents
    Former Mayor Sheila Dixon's city pension deal rankled many in 2010 — even sparking a small protest outside City Hall — but she did not get a free pass after being found guilty of embezzlement and perjury charges. To keep her $83,000 a year...
  • Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died

    Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died
    Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72. Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
  • Leopold prosecutor to take on Baltimore police misconduct

    Leopold prosecutor to take on Baltimore police misconduct
    Shelly S. Glenn, a state prosecutor who was handling the criminal case against Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold, is leaving her post to prosecute police misconduct in Baltimore.  "Shelly Glenn is a tremendous addition to our office,"...
  • Alston must go

    Alston must go
    Another Maryland politician has broken the law and is, nonetheless, trying to hold on to elected office. Del. Tiffany Alston this week agreed to a plea deal that allowed her to avoid trial on charges that she misused money from her campaign funds to pay...
  • Mayor challenges Pratt's acceptance of free legal work

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's use of free legal services from Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos' law firm represents a breach of the city ethics code — an accusation vehemently rejected by Pratt. The...
  • City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues

    City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues
    Baltimore City residents will vote next week on whether to elect city officials at the same time they cast their ballots for president — but their choice could be merely symbolic. State lawmakers passed a measure this year to align city elections...
  • 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...
  • Doris J. Spriggs, aide to six mayors

    Doris J. Spriggs, aide to six mayors
    Doris J. Spriggs, a former Social Security Administration specialist who later became an aide to six Baltimore mayors, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center. The longtime Edmondson Village resident was 79. "Doris was really one of the...
  • Former Arundel executive Leopold released from jail

    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...
  • Seven ballot questions for Maryland voters

    < back to election guide 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...