| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Baltimore's government on Wednesday sold land for $1 to a developer promising to restore the long-vacant Parkway Theatre on North Avenue.
The city's Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, approved the sale of three...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Early Saturday morning, Officer Vinny Julio stood in the intersection of Chase and Washington streets, idly twirling a wooden police baton on his first assignment since graduating from the police academy the day before.
The streets were quiet on...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Driven by a surge of opposition from people who live in Southwest Baltimore, several city leaders have withdrawn support for a major CSX Transportation rail facility proposed for the area.
Until recently, the project moved smoothly through early...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Friday that the persistence of tax bill errors is a "serious problem," even as criticism of her administration grew over errors that have caused the cash-strapped city to miss out on revenue.
Rawlings-Blake said she is...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Hundreds of Baltimore Orioles fans rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday, hoping their joyful noise would reach the team preparing to take on the Yankees in New York City in the third game of the American League Division Series.
"We're sending a...
| Sep 29, 2012
The purchase of Voice over Internet Protocol telephones and related equipment by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration may not have been illegal. That's the kindest conclusion one can draw from a report on the matter by the city's inspector...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:03 PM
For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate.
The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?"
Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Amid continued protests, the Baltimore City Council is set to give final approval Monday to more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance for the massive Harbor Point development that the mayor calls a "once-in-a-generation opportunity."
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Construction to convert an old chemical plant site to a glittering waterfront development could begin next month after the Baltimore City Council gave final approval Monday to more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance for the controversial Harbor...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The City Council's approval of tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development on Monday night is yet another example of our city's failing development trends — funneling public resources toward private developments while our communities...