| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to make a tax credit that has been used to spur apartment development downtown available citywide.
The new proposal would offer a tax credit for 10 years for projects anywhere in the city, five...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
A City Council committee investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program on Monday delivered a letter to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seeking 31 batches of documents involving nearly all aspects of the once-lucrative program....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The City Council decided Monday to launch an investigation into the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system that found error rates much higher than officials have claimed publicly.
"People in the city of Baltimore are losing faith in us as...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Call it what you like, the proposal to charge 10-cents for plastic bags is a tax on the people of Baltimore ("Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee," Jan 21). As for Councilman Brandon Scott's comment, "This is a good step for us to be a sustainable...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The proposed 10-cent bag fee that the Baltimore City Council will vote on next week is a bad idea ("City may impose 10-cent bag fee," Jan. 22). Giving merchants a 3-cents-per-bag cut in the new revenue is an even worse idea.
Councilman James B. Kraft...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A City Council committee investigating a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system will begin its work next week.
The Judiciary Committee will meet at 11 a.m. next Tuesday to determine how to proceed, officials said. Committee Chairman James Kraft...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Retired after 30 years working as a roofer, Allan Foster enjoyed working part time at his church and helping organize the March of Dimes' annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.
Most evenings, the 56-year-old and his wife walked to a neighborhood store to play...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Baltimore police Saturday identified a woman found dead in a Highlandtown row house Friday as 51-year-old Kimberly Leto.
Police did not provide additional details, but a neighbor who did not want to be identified said investigators told her they...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Baltimore Police arrested two teenagers Sunday in the beating death of a 51-year-old Highlandtown woman who was found dead inside her home Friday.
Commissioner Anthony W. Batts held a news conference at police headquarters to announce the arrests of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child.
In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The chairman of the City Council committee that is investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program says the devices should remain offline until he finishes the "thorough" probe.
"We're going to conduct a very thorough...