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  • Reviewing tape before holiday broke deadlock, juror says

    An 80-minute videotape viewed by jurors shortly before they adjourned for Thanksgiving provided the breakthrough that led to Mayor Sheila Dixon's conviction, one of the jurors said Tuesday. Before viewing the tape, which replayed testimony of developer...
  • Dixon keeps low profile after conviction

    Dixon keeps low profile after conviction
    A day after being convicted of embezzling gift cards for the needy, Mayor Sheila Dixon kept a low profile, remaining for hours at City Hall and ducking reporters' questions at her only public event late in the afternoon. "I'm not commenting," the mayor...
  • Dixon voices regret for city's 'ordeal'

    Mayor Sheila Dixon said on Thursday that she felt deep regret for the "ordeal" her just-concluded criminal trial inflicted on Baltimore, but did not apologize for embezzling gift cards intended for the needy. Reading a 64-second prepared statement, Dixon...
  • Dixon likely to seek new trial

    Mayor Sheila Dixon's attorneys signaled Friday that they plan to ask for a new trial in her gift card misappropriation case, while the state prosecutor said he would not "at this time" retry the one count that hung the jury this week. In a filing hand-...
  • Dixon's fate in jurors' hands

    Dixon's fate in jurors' hands
    Twelve Baltimore residents are now deciding the fate of Mayor Sheila Dixon, who stands accused of five criminal charges involving theft or embezzlement of gift cards. The jurors deliberated for about four hours Thursday, sending the judge several...
  • A fatal romance

    Last of three parts The first Anne Arundel officer on the scene just after 3 a.m. thought what was burning was a mannequin. Then two other cops arrived, and the three of them realized that this was no imitation. A human body was in flames. They...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls anger over Dixon pension 'understandable'

    Rawlings-Blake calls anger over Dixon pension 'understandable'
    Baltimore's mayor-to-be Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake vowed Monday to re-examine the city's pension plan for elected leaders in the wake of outrage over Mayor Sheila Dixon's $83,000-a-year benefit and to strengthen ethics laws governing city officials....
  • Dixon resigns

    Dixon resigns
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon resigned Wednesday, part of a plea deal that brings a years-long corruption investigation to a close and ends the tenure of the city's first female mayor. Dixon, 56, will leave office Feb. 4, the day she is sentenced both for...
  • Dixon jurors said to still chat on Facebook

    Some of the jurors who convicted Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon of a misdemeanor embezzlement charge have reportedly continued to communicate on Facebook even though a judge asked them not to talk about the case. Five jurors who became friends on the...
  • 5 Dixon jurors recalled as witnesses

    5 Dixon jurors recalled as witnesses
    Five of the 12 jurors who convicted Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon of embezzling retail gift cards this month have been asked to return to court - this time, as witnesses. A court official confirmed Tuesday that Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney sent a...
  • Charity event tied to Dixon case disbanded

    The Baltimore housing department holiday charity event at the heart of three criminal charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon has been discontinued, city officials said Monday. Dixon declined to comment on the end of the Holly Trolley program, which was...
  • A Sun snapshot: Should Dixon stay?

    A Sun snapshot: Should Dixon stay?
    In the market and at the bus stop, over glasses of wine and under the barber's clippers, the daily rhythm of life in Baltimore has been interrupted by a question reverberating through many a conversation: Should Mayor Sheila Dixon, convicted of...