| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:45 PM
The President's Cup was created to bring public and private schools together on the city's baseball fields. In this, its second year, the event is being expanded to include a public service project and a financial campaign to raise money to improve and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake agreed Friday to temporarily stop seizing homes over unpaid water bills in cases where the bills were estimated, a practice that city officials say led to widespread inaccuracies.
The move is a compromise between Rawlings-...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young's 2012 President's Cup "Growing the Game" initiative kicked off Saturday with ball-field renovations at Forest Park.
Young used the event at to unveil the initiative, a campaign designed to give...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...