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  • City names new crime policy director

    City names new crime policy director
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has named an advocate for youth justice reform as the new director of Baltimore's crime policy office. Angela Johnese, an attorney who has served as juvenile justice policy director for Advocates for Children and Youth,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront

    Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront
    The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter. By now...
  • In dispute with city, Hale moves businesses to Balto. Co.

    In dispute with city, Hale moves businesses to Balto. Co.
    Citing a soured relationship with city government, Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate, developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, said Wednesday that he has moved his businesses to Baltimore County. "I've been around for 43 years,...
  • Command failure in police training accident

    Command failure in police training accident
    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...
  • Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure

    Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure
    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. The...
  • City wastes big bucks on study

    City wastes big bucks on study
    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...
  • Leopold defense rests; closing arguments set for Tuesday

    Leopold defense rests; closing arguments set for Tuesday
    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...
  • Students celebrate approval of Maryland Dream Act

    The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...
  • Former mayor Dixon $14k behind in court-ordered payments

    Former mayor Dixon $14k behind in court-ordered payments
    Former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon has fallen behind by close to $14,000 on court-ordered payments stemming her plea deal in the corruption investigation that led to her resignation, according to state corrections filings. Dixon's probation agent sought...