| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
For a city whose last Fortune 500 company was about to be acquired by an out-of-town corporation, there was not just consolation but actual excitement over one of the deal sweeteners: Chicago-based Exelon Corp. promised to build a new downtown office...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:12 AM
According to Google Maps, it's about nine-tenths of a mile from Constellation Energy's current headquarters near the intersection of Pratt and President streets to the site company officials have chosen for a new office tower, assuming the firm's merger...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Dec 1, 2009
Here's how the legal issues for Mayor Sheila Dixon have unfolded over the years:
July 27, 2003: The Baltimore Sun reveals that then City Council President Sheila Dixon and nine council members have hired relatives as paid assistants and that all...
| Jun 23, 2009
A developer scheduled to go to trial Monday on charges of bribing a city councilwoman instead pleaded guilty to a lesser violation and agreed to cooperate with the state prosecutor's case against Mayor Sheila Dixon.
Ronald H. Lipscomb acknowledged...
| Nov 9, 2008
One sunny day two summers ago, as Yvonne Hardy-Phillips and her husband, Oliver, shopped for groceries at Whole Foods Market in Harbor East, something happened that took the couple and other store patrons by surprise.
From out of the gourmet cheese aisle...
| Jun 20, 2008
State prosecutors are looking for Mayor Sheila Dixon's fur coats and have been seeking information on gifts she received from people doing business with the city, new lines of inquiry in the probe of City Hall contracts involving her friends.
On the same...
| Jun 25, 2008
Companies linked to a developer questioned in the state investigation of Mayor Sheila Dixon have made nearly $500,000 in political contributions in the past decade, state campaign finance records show.
The 57 limited liability corporations named in court...
| Jun 26, 2008
Mayor Sheila Dixon lashed out at prosecutors and reporters yesterday in her first comments since acknowledging having a personal relationship with a developer at the same time that she voted on contracts that benefited his company.
In a combative news...
| Mar 4, 2007
When she envisioned a deluxe newsstand, the kind of place to find glossy magazines in dozens of languages, obscure literary journals and fashion quarterlies that cost as much as $90, Christina Cieri thought of only one location. Harbor East.
| Jul 29, 2009
| 8:04 AM
John Paterakis Sr., the self-made baking magnate and developer of the Harbor East complex, was indicted Tuesday on two counts of campaign finance violations accusing him of contributing $6,000 to help pay for a city councilwoman's political poll.
| Jul 30, 2009
A Baltimore grand jury handed up two new indictments Wednesday charging Mayor Sheila Dixon with nine criminal counts and painting a picture of a top city official who repeatedly sought gifts - and even cash - from local developers who stood to benefit...