| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:27 AM
She was dragged, tossed, handcuffed, and, she says, repeatedly called a "bitch," according to news reports. In her own words, she was "brutally abused." At the time of the incident, Venus Green was also 87 years old.
Recently, at age 90, Mrs. Green...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As soon as my husband walks through the front door, I usually can tell whether the high school baseball team he helps coach has won a game. A slow shuffle into the kitchen means a loss. A hearty hello means a win. But lately, wins by double digits have...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Baltimore officials awarded the rights to run four city recreation centers to three nonprofit groups Wednesday despite fiery opposition from City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young. The vote by the city's spending board marked the first step in...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high temperature around 60 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees with rain expected tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT......
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is gearing up for a tough fight over her plan to raise Baltimore's bottle tax to pay for repairs to dilapidated city schools.
A bill to increase the 2-cent tax to 5 cents – and devote all bottle-tax...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:24 PM
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is urging Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to abandon the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix and focus on "core issues that impact the quality of life for all Baltimoreans."
In an op-ed article submitted to The...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Like a lot of individuals, I was hopeful nearly two years ago, when the city inked a five-year deal to bring an IndyCar race to Baltimore's Inner Harbor on an otherwise sleepy Labor Day weekend.
The promise of positive international media attention,...
| Mar 19, 2012
Lillie M. Oliver and her husband, Lawrence, have lived in their East Baltimore rowhouse since the 1960s. The couple, who have been married 65 years, said they were terrified recently of losing the house they worked so hard to purchase because of an...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Using public money, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake treated guests to $2,920.52 worth of food and nonalcoholic beverages in the city's skybox during a recent Ravens season at M&T Bank Stadium, records show.
At eight Ravens games during the 2010 season and...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Baltimore's top elected officials are battling over whether the city should seize homes because of unpaid water bills after a recent audit found widespread billing errors.
MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakesays eliminating the threat of liens could endanger...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Rhonda Wimbish says she has been battling Baltimore officials over a $300 water bill — more than six times her normal rate — for more than a year.
Now Wimbish, a single mother of a disabled child, says her West Baltimore home is scheduled...