| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:37 PM
Asked to reflect on his tenure in 2009, Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III told an anecdote of a retired police official who approached him at an event and said Bealefeld had persevered through more turmoil than his predecessors....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to cut 20 cents off of Baltimore's property tax rate for owner-occupied homes by 2020 is a good idea for what to do with the city's projected revenue from slot machine gambling. Whether it is sufficient to spark a...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton.
But last month, when the young...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:30 AM
I have some comments about a central issue of Baltimore's mayoral campaign:
I am a young doctor in the city. My spouse and I have been looking to buy a home in the city for a year, and we have held off because of the egregious property taxes. We...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Ella Bailey and her two grandsons hurried down a strip mall sidewalk on a recent sultry summer morning, sipping bottles of pineapple soda.
The three passed by a dark swirl on the sidewalk, a bloody reminder that a delivery man was fatally shot at this...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Paul T. Graziano looked for all the world like a short-timer. Just weeks into his new job as Baltimore's housing commissioner, he was arrested at a Fells Point bar after a drunken tirade laced with anti-gay slurs.
That was more than 10 years ago. He's...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Six candidates for Baltimore's highest office squared off on fixing the city's schools, boosting the economy and fighting crime at a forum hosted by one of the city's largest churches Tuesday evening.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was conspicuously...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Taikira White chose City College for its nationally renowned choir, but her quests to find a fully functional bathroom in the school could make her a track star by the time she graduates.
Last school year, she found herself running up and down the...