| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The Baltimore Police Department promoted 15 commanders Tuesday and put new faces at the helms of four patrol districts and key investigative units — moves that drew concerns from some City Council members, who called for continuity following a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The residents of the Memorial Apartments in Bolton Hill first started complaining about the intersection in front of the complex when a firetruck was broadsided four years ago.
The intersection is dangerous, they told City Hall. Its wide median, poor...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe.
The mayor's remarks were intended to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:27 PM
An investigation by the city's inspector general into the Rawlings-Blake administration's purchase of nearly $675,000 in phone and computer equipment found possible conflicts of interest and missed opportunities for "significant cost savings."...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:21 PM
A shooting early Friday outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel in the Mid-Town neighborhood left a 41-year-old man dead and another critically wounded, police said.
The wounded man was identified by Mount Vernon-Belvedere...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Baltimore police on Sunday released photographs of the two victims in a fatal double shooting in the city's Mid-Town neighborhood on Friday, hoping the images might help an investigation that had so far produced few leads.
Joseph Alexander Ulrich, 40, of...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The Baltimore City Council postponed action Monday on a bill that would have banned the use of foam cups and containers for carryout food and drinks after several members withdrew their support.
Councilman James B. Kraft, the bill's chief sponsor, said...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Baltimore residents will pay less in property taxes but more in stormwater and taxi fees under a $2.4 billion budget approved by the City Council on Monday.
The cut will reduce the property tax payments on a home valued at $200,000 by about $140. But...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Baltimore teens Rickya'h Brooks and Marquise Robinson never really feel welcome at the Inner Harbor. They say police cast a judgmental eye on all kids who go there, especially African-Americans. And they're frustrated that the waterfront mall provides...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For 10 years, I've published The Inner Harbor Network, a monthly neighborhood calendar. It boggles the mind anyone would consider the Inner Harbor unwelcoming. It came as a surprise this sentiment exists, and that young African-Americans sense exclusion...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called Monday for "bold reforms" to fix a looming financial shortfall, including requiring more city workers to contribute to their retirement fund, charging residents for trash collection, asking firefighters to work longer...