| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies are looking for a person to question in connection with a credit card stolen during a burglary.
The card was stolen from a home in Bel Air that was broken into sometime between Aug. 22 and 23. The card was used Aug....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
At a packed City Council hearing Wednesday, residents of Perkins Homes public housing, area clergymen and other residents blasted the $88 million in property tax breaks the planned $1 billion Harbor Point development is set to receive, arguing that a...
| Aug 22, 2013
Dan Rodricks' column ("Following the big money to Harbor Point," Aug. 18) makes me angry. It's people like Mr. Rodricks who hold this city back from any progress. He continually pits rich against poor, black vs. white, to name a few, which only helps...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Federal courts are warning against juror scams that claim people missed jury duty and they must pay a $400 fine or be thrown in jail.
The schemes mostly have appeared in New Mexico and other western states, but scams tend to travel. Marylanders should...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Westminster Police Department has released photos of two women they suspect of using a stolen credit card to purchase liquor and Subway sandwiches July 23.
Police said the women used the stolen credit card in the late evening hours of July 23 at the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Aberdeen police reports:
Kim Webb, 38, of the 500 block of East 175th Street in New York City, was charged Saturday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, scheming to commit theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and having a counterfeit credit...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:08 AM
So, just how much in public assistance is Harbor Point actually set to receive?
It's a question on a lot of Baltimoreans' minds. As figures fly around in council chambers, news conferences and protests, it's easy to lose track of the total price tag on...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Contrary to stereotypes, there is no evidence that people on welfare are lazy. Indeed, surveys of welfare recipients consistently show their desire for a job. However, there is also evidence that many are reluctant to accept available employment...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Two Baltimore City Councilmen are formally calling on the state of Maryland to cover the costs of erroneous historic property tax credits that have cut revenue to the city over the past several years.
Councilmen Bill Henry, who represents north...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Anne Arundel County police say two Upper Marlboro residents have been arrested in a series of theft and fraud cases in which they allegedly distracted female shoppers in local grocery stores, then took their wallets and credit cards.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Shonia L. Murray, 43, of the 4900 block of Villa Point Drive, was charged Sunday with failing to comply with a peace order.
Vehicles in the 500 block of Aldino-Stepney Road were broken into Monday.
A burglary was reported Friday in the 2400...