| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Mayoral challenger Otis Rolley visited the block where a 91-year-old woman was stabbed to death this week to charge that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lacks a "real plan" to reduce crime.
"Instead of providing leadership or proposing a real plan to make...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver.
"I've been out of work for...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Six candidates for Baltimore mayor sounded off on education, drug addiction, vacant homes and job creation at a Tuesday night forum sponsored by a coalition of nearly three dozen advocacy groups.
Speaking before a spirited standing room crowd of about...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Residents angered by the removal of trees downtown to make way for the Baltimore Grand Prix got a sympathetic but firm lesson in the law Monday, as a city Circuit Court judge summarily dismissed a lawsuit seeking to prevent any more trees from coming...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:37 PM
On the campaign trail, mayoral candidate Frank Conaway can often be heard passionately criticizing his opponents.
Today, the Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk does it in rhyme.
Conaway, 77, posted a rap on his campaign website where he takes a few cutting...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:00 PM
One teen spoke about attending 17 schools due to an unstable family. Another discussed the isolation she felt being raised by an unemployed single father who devoted more attention to her younger half-siblings. A third dedicated her question for the...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
In Baltimore in recent months, Bill Cosby's name has been associated more with politics than with comedy, or even Jell-O.
In December, he was the marquee attraction at a $4,000-a-plate dinner to benefit Baltimore mayoral candidate Otis Rolley.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Looks like Otis Rolley could get a little more help from Bill Cosby on the campaign trail.
When he came to Baltimore in January to do a fundraiser for Rolley, Cosby said he'd come back to campaign door-to-door with the mayoral candidate.
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:13 PM
If you are anywhere within earshot of radio Tuesday between 7:30 and 10 a.m., go out of your way to spend some time at 1010 on the AM dial to hear the WOLB mayoral forum hosted by Larry Young.
Young's show plays an important part in the civic life of...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:38 PM
The city mailed sample ballots out this week to remind registered voters of the primary election coming up on Sept. 13.
Trouble is, the forms are telling them to go to the polls Sept. 3.
"I think the error is going to mislead a lot of people," said...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Rhonda Eldridge had pulled an all-nighter July 27 to pack. She, her husband, Anthony Johnson, and her four children were to leave that weekend for a four-day vacation in Ocean City.
At 2 a.m. a neighbor came to get her. Just a few feet away from her home...