| May 1, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government.
Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A city councilwoman is challenging Baltimore's plan to charge businesses some of the highest stormwater fees in the state — and divert some of the money that had gone to Chesapeake Bay cleanup to help fund property tax cuts.
| May 6, 2013
| 6:22 PM
As city schools CEO Andrés Alonso steps aside, he's turning the system over to a close adviser he's trusted during some of his administration's most trying moments.
Alonso's chief of staff, Tisha Edwards, will lead the system through the 2014 school...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:55 PM
With the violent attack on a Connecticut elementary school weighing on many minds, hundreds of people turned in 461 guns to Baltimore police at a buyback Saturday.
Sonia White, a 65-year-old Baltimore County grandmother, was turning in her husband's old...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Maryland State Police arrested Monday the Baltimore man they say struck and killed a pedestrian last week in front of City Hall and charged him with vehicular homicide, manslaughter and a slew of drug offenses.
Police say Johnny Johnson, 43, had drugs in...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Rawlings-Blake administration and Baltimore's fire unions are battling over the city's proposal to require firefighters to work longer hours — 24 hours straight, every three days.
The mayor says the move — which mirrors staffing trends in...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:05 PM
President's Cup film to premiere today
"The President's Cup," a documentary film about an annual high school baseball tournament in Baltimore, will premiere at the University of Baltimore today at 6 p.m. The film, directed by Julie...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launched her campaign to repair Baltimore's long-neglected schools Monday, introducing a bill to more than double the city's bottle tax as part of a plan to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to fix dilapidated...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration to order a halt to the practice of placing liens against homes with unpaid water bills.
"This is not to say that people...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is proposing to close more than half of Baltimore's small neighborhood pools this summer to trim costs — a plan some City Council members say they will fight.
While the city's six large pools in public parks, such...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:43 PM
The General Assembly on Monday night put the final touch on a measure that delays Baltimore's next local election by a year — aligning the city's voting cycle with the presidential schedule and allowing a one-time, five-year term for...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:52 PM
St. Frances seniors Jordan Lewis, Carey Cheek and Harold Myles each scored three runs Monday evening to propel the Panthers to a 15-2, six-inning victory over Dunbar in a first-round President's Cup game at Mount St. Joseph.
The result left both sides...