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  • Family of man who died in police custody granted hearing

    Family of man who died in police custody granted hearing
    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...
  • Baltimore to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics

    Baltimore to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics
    Baltimore police will work in the coming months with the manufacturer of kiosks that pay cash for broken or used electronics to avoid a possible citywide ban, driven by concerns that the devices entice thieves. The new regulations are expected to be...
  • Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees

    Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees
    Ticketmaster and other ticket sellers could add unlimited fees to the price of admission for concerts and sporting events under legislation approved by a key City Council committee on Tuesday. The committee gutted a bill that sought to limit...
  • City closes about 20 rec centers; private groups fill gap

    City closes about 20 rec centers; private groups fill gap
    Dozens of boys and girls stretched to a Taylor Swift song before an all-out dance session. Outside, a group of children did cannon balls and splashed in the pool. Others awaited the star attractions of the recreation center at Liberty Elementary School...
  • City councilman to introduce bills aimed at curbing mayor's power

    City councilman to introduce bills aimed at curbing mayor's power
    City Councilman Bill Henry on Monday plans to introduce a series of bills aimed at reforming City Hall, including two that would curb some of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's power. Henry's four bills will be introduced at what should prove a busy...
  • Weakened version of audits bill moves forward

    A weakened version of the City Council's hotly debated audits bill won preliminary approval Monday night, meaning it could go before voters in November after a final council vote next month. City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young announced a...
  • Seeking checks and balances in City Hall

    Seeking checks and balances in City Hall
    Once again, a member of the Baltimore City Council is talking tough about standing up to the mayor. On the heels of attempts by some of his colleagues to shift money in the budget and force audits of city agencies, Councilman Bill Henry is proposing a...
  • Some big businesses owe millions in city water bills

    In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records. Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
  • Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'

    Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'
    Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players. The proposals have...
  • City Council approves bill allowing Ticketmaster's service fees

    The City Council approved a bill Monday that would allow companies such as Ticketmaster to continue to charge unlimited fees in selling tickets to events in Baltimore. The 15-member council voted heavily in favor of the bill, which would exempt...
  • Greater Homewood sponsors 6th annual Neighborhood Institute

    Greater Homewood sponsors 6th annual Neighborhood Institute
    Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford. "There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam. But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
  • Nearly half of city employees have 'critical or chronic' illness, mayor says

    Nearly half of city employees have 'critical or chronic' illness, mayor says
    Nearly half of Baltimore's municipal employees and retirees have a "critical or chronic" illness — a distinction that contributes to the high cost of providing their health insurance, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday. "We need to...