| May 21, 2012
| 5:07 AM
While many governments are moving toward posting ethics disclosure forms, residents of Baltimore still have to travel to City Hall and to a sixth-floor office to see the documents. To save you a trip, we're posting those forms from Mayor Stephanie...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The first round of gleaming racecars will roar through downtown streets early Friday, marking the start of the second annual three-day open-wheel racing festival — and a victory for city officials and organizers who struggled to resurrect the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the second Grand Prix of Baltimore, a sloppy race full of fits and starts run before a diminished crowd.
Organizers, though, came away convinced that this year's hastily planned event proved an IndyCar race can work downtown....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came under fire on two fronts Monday as the City Council sliced $6 million from her proposed budget and the city comptroller renewed allegations that the mayor's staff improperly purchased more than $650,000 in...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 10:33 AM
They're some of the priciest condos in the city, but they're taxed like empty lots.
At the Ritz-Carlton Residences along Baltimore's Inner Harbor — where a recent sale topped $1.5 million — the tax bill for most of the condos was $1,309...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:07 PM
As an unseasonably warm St. Patrick's Day drew to a close in Baltimore, teens by the hundreds swarmed downtown, keeping one step ahead of police while battling from corner to corner, mostly with fists, sometimes with knives.
As authorities watched from a...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Just four months before high-speed cars are scheduled to race through downtown streets, the IndyCar Series is seeking a new team to take over the Baltimore Grand Prix.
IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard said Monday that leaders of the racing series "are currently...