| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Baltimore officials hope prospective homebuyers can be enticed with three words: Cold, hard cash.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to increase incentives for people who buy homes in Baltimore. Municipal employees will be eligible for a $5,000 loan,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Members of the Baltimore City Council are joining the family of a man who died in police custody in their quest for answers, calling four months of official silence about how Tyrone West died "frustrating and unacceptable."
Police said in August that...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The City Council is considering delaying a controversial new tax on taxi, limousine and other livery services in Baltimore that business owners said they refuse to pay.
Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said she will introduce a bill today that would delay by...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:25 AM
City Councilman Carl Stokes sounded all but certain Monday that he would ask the Planning Commission on Nov. 21 to return the planned 25th Street Station shopping center project back to the council for further review.
The Planning Commission would...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Baltimore City Council on Monday agreed to hold a hearing into the death of a 44-year-old man while in police custody this summer.
Family and friends of Tyrone West said they're grateful for the council action. About a dozen attended Monday's hearing...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A California city's controversial plan to use eminent domain to help its residents burdened with mortgages worth more than their homes has caught the eye of some Baltimore leaders, who say the city might benefit from the program.
There are thousands of...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore prosecutors on Tuesday said a heart condition and dehydration were factors in the death of a man being restrained by police during a July traffic stop.
But the state medical examiner could not determine the degree to which the officers’...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday called on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein to release as "expeditiously as possible" the autopsy report of a man who died in police custody months ago.
"I write urging you to work expeditiously to provide the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
After 18 months of darkness, the lights at the Senator Theatre will shine again this week.
A new art deco chandelier gleams inside the landmark movie palace. Carefully repainted acrobats and Harlequin clowns prance along the lobby's circular mural. And,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:59 PM
In the 90 days since Tyrone West died during an altercation with police in Northeast Baltimore, his relatives have flooded radio talk-show lines, protested outside City Hall and the state's attorney's office, and crowded community forums to confront...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Critics of city subsidies for the $1 billion Harbor Point project clashed Wednesday with supporters of the waterfront development that the mayor has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity."
About 100 demonstrators, some wearing baseball-style "Tax...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The man who died in police custody Thursday night during a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore was identified as a 44-year-old who was on parole and was once sentenced to two years in prison for resisting arrest.
Police said Tyrone West suffered "medical...