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  • Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted

    Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila A. Dixon was charged yesterday with 12 counts of felony theft, perjury, fraud and misconduct in office, becoming the city's first sitting mayor to be criminally indicted. The case stems in part from at least $15,348 in gifts...
  • Timeline of allegations against Dixon

    2004 Jan. 15: Dixon uses a $2,000 gift certificate for a furrier, purchased by an employee of "Developer A," to buy a Persian lamb coat and burnt umber mink coat. Jan. 23: Developer A, while at the Ritz Carlton in Avon, Colo., uses his American...
  • Use Web to catch price cuts after purchase

    Use Web to catch price cuts after purchase
    Before you make a major purchase -- a home appliance, or maybe a digital camera -- you probably do lots of research to find the best product as well as the best price. Here are some tips to avoid missing a sale or discount. If you don't want to pay a...
  • Nothing says 'I love you' like an anonymous envelope of gift cards

    Now here's a courting ritual perfect for a big-city mayor: Leave $1,000 in Target and Best Buy gift cards in a plain envelope -- no note, no name -- at her office in City Hall. It might look fishy, especially if the guy dropping off the cards is a big...
  • In Dixon case, Developer C might lead to Pastor A

    Yet another man in Sheila Dixon's life could wind up getting hauled into court. We already have Developers A and B. Now prosecutors want Developer C, Glenn Charlow, to testify about gift cards he donated to Dixon "in connection with her church...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In this case, gifts help start a career, not end one

    Turns out gift cards aren't the most unimaginative gift out there. Just ask Pat Turner's wife. "About six years ago, my husband bought me a camera, a little digital camera, something you can stick in your purse," Jeanine Turner says on a YouTube video....
  • Reading between the lines of the Dixon indictment

    Dec. 21, 2006, was a long and busy day for then-City Council President Sheila Dixon. According to an article in The Baltimore Sun, she arrived at a meeting of the Baltimore Development Corp. just as it was about to end. Its members had voted to recommend...
  • White Marsh

    The expression "shop till you drop" seems to have been tailor-made for a place like this. A 20-minute drive north of Baltimore, White Marsh is a consumer-friendly town in Northeast Baltimore County. Easily accessible from I-95, this is an ideal place to...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: April leading indicators, April existing home sales, Chicago Fed national activity index for APril, weekly jobless claims Local earnings: Sears Holdings Corp., Claire's Stores Inc., Other earnings: Best Buy Co., Bon-Ton Stores Inc., Dollar...
  • Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit

    Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit
    Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide. The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...