| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was in this first-in-the-nation caucus state Sunday to give the keynote address to hundreds at a Democratic barbecue — a role frequently reserved for likely presidential candidates.
The invitation, and decision to...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Embattled Coppin State University President Reginald S. Avery will step down in January, nearly a year after faculty gave him a vote of no confidence for lacking vision and before his initiatives to improve the state's lowest graduation rates have shown...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A group of about 50 faculty members and students gathered Wednesday to protest the most recent round of staff cuts at Coppin State University.
Five people were let go last week, workers said, increasing the total for the year to 25 layoffs and contract...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
| Feb 10, 2012
A government watchdog group said Thursday that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has politicized invitations to her office's Ravens skybox, and urged her to include more working-class residents.
"The mayor has made the choice to turn this into a political...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Workers at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup held a rally Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to add more jobs at the troubled mental facility where three patients were killed in a 14-month span.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has included 93...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Members of an Anne Arundel County jury were certain that Lee Edward Stephens was guilty of murder, but prosecutors could not convince them that the inmate — already serving a life sentence when he killed a correctional officer in 2006 — should...
| May 16, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The General Assembly's speedy embrace of Gov. Martin O'Malley's income tax increases this week cleaned up a political mess in Annapolis, but the rate hikes could come back to haunt the Democrat if he seeks national office when his time in the governor's...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:46 AM
John Delaney, a Democratic candidate in Maryland’s competitive 6th Congressional District, began running his first television advertisement Wednesday, a cable spot that highlights his middle-class roots, business background and focus on jobs.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A Baltimore County union representing about 800 public employees filed an unfair labor practices complaint against the county Thursday, asking for an independent investigation after working for five months without a contract.
Members of Local 921 of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Starting this school year, everyone from cafeteria workers to custodial staff will be evaluated and paid based on their performance, under what union and city school officials call a first-of-its-kind contract for operations staff in the country.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Some Baltimore County employees who retire in the future would receive smaller pensions under state legislation proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration.
The measure, which has split the county's public employee unions, would save the...