| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who retired from Maryland's highest court last fall, has agreed to represent Sen. Ulysses Currie in an ethics inquiry expected to get under way in the General Assembly later this month.
Currie, a Prince George's County...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:53 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature around 43 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy with a low temperature around 35 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT......
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:47 PM
When Maryland legislators return to Annapolis next week for their annual 90-day legislative session, one of their first tasks will be to decide what to do about Sen. Ulysses Currie's admitted ethical lapses that helped land him in federal court on bribery...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday floated the idea of adding one cent to the sales tax to address Maryland's budget problems, saying the money would give the state "flexibility" to pay for programs and to borrow more for road projects.
"If I had my...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
When the Maryland Senate came into session this morning, Sen. Ulysses Currie was seated in the front row — but a crucial 10 feet to the right of his former perch, the desk he was for years afforded as chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:51 PM
A General Assembly committee charged with reviewing the behavior of state Sen. Ulysses Currie met briefly Thursday behind closed doors in what was described as an organizational session.
Currie, a Prince George's County Democrat recently acquitted of...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Former Ehrlich aide Paul Schurick's defense in the case of a campaign robocall telling voters to "relax" and not go to the polls appears to center on the idea that he is an honest man of integrity. So one of the marquee witnesses on his behalf is:...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 2:14 PM
The cookies could not be resisted.
Boy Scouts grabbed fistfuls. One girl took four and then came back for more. An officer from the Department of General Services filled up plastic bag for her co-workers. Any time a cookie tray appeared light on treats,...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:46 PM
During this magical time of year, I get all mushy with love and gratitude for those who give meaning to my otherwise pitiful life. Who by grace of their existence imbue my own with truth, beauty and a bottomless supply of column fodder.
Blessed are the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:28 AM
The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, which has on its plate the case of whether to discipline Sen. Ulysses Currie, met in closed session for about a hour Tesday but there was no word on what it will do about the Prince George's County Democrat....