| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Congress has failed to fund the federal government and has shut it down. Federal employees are instructed to report to work and will be sent home when they arrive on Tuesday. Additionally, government services will be suspended. Here's a look at how...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:36 PM
A former top south suburban police official was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum five-year sentence in prison by an outraged federal judge who ruled he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody and called his misconduct “revolting.”...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A dozen men and women in the Transcend program in Newport News are demonstrating how community housing can work for those with a serious mental illness.
"I love it. It's a wide-about mansion," said Karen Spangler, who was the first to join the program,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday.
Beginning next year,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:07 PM
It's growing increasingly difficult for the poorest families in Baltimore to find affordable rental housing, and some housing advocates worry new housing policies such as privatization could make the problem worse.
An analysis by the Urban Institute...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Tenants at Sage Management apartments and townhouses in Baltimore filed a class action lawsuit Friday against the property management company for allegedly charging illegal late fees, according to a compliant filed in the city's Circuit Court.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Has class warfare come to the exclusive Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton?
In the Lindenwood neighborhood, where average home prices exceed $7 million, vandals last week spray-painted black graffiti targeting the “1%” on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:17 AM
When Mayor Rahm Emanuel put together his first budget in 2011, he sent a not-so-subtle message to city workers who owed City Hall for parking tickets, water bills and other fees and fines: Pay up or you could be suspended or fired.
"I am creating a...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:55 PM
As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday.
But on his way home from William Paca Elementary School in Southeast...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
| May 11, 2014
Dina Kuniken lives in a drafty old house in Baltimore that costs a lot to heat in a normal winter — and this past winter was not normal.
Her bill doubled. The nursing assistant was out of work at the time and couldn't afford it. Last month, she...