| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:04 PM
Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, turned out Monday to remember longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center.
During a four-hour ceremony, more...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 6:17 PM
Maxie's Pizza Bar & Grille of Charles Village has had its liquor license suspended for six weeks and agreed to pay $8,000 in fines for serving alcohol to minors on two occasions this past fall.
A plea deal previously agreed upon by Thomas Akras, the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:40 PM
The Baltimore City Council is once again trying to ban many stores from giving plastic bags to customers — only a month after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shot down its last attempt.
On Monday, Councilman Bill Henry reintroduced a bill Rawlings-...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Miffed that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed three of their bills in the last several months, members of the Baltimore City Council are proposing legislation to limit her power — bills that she would presumably also veto. When you've got...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:59 PM
A proposal to limit parking outside homes near a major shopping center redevelopment in Hampden won preliminary approval in a tight vote by a divided Baltimore City Council Monday night.
The bill would create a resident-only parking zone in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development.
That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:04 PM
As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence.
The killing of Brandon...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows.
Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:37 PM
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young called Monday for a hearing on whether the city should charge passengers a fee to ride the Charm City Circulator, the popular bus service that now connects more than 4 million Baltimoreans and visitors to...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The 21-year-old man Baltimore officials had called a suspect in the killing of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott was released from jail Wednesday after two months without being charged in the fatal shooting.
Asked whether the man is still considered a...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Principal Mark Gaither stands outside Wolfe Street Academy most mornings watching children scamper toward the school, some jumping — like frogs on lily pads — from one big green footprint painted on the sidewalk to the next.