| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:36 PM
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young promised Wednesday to pay Ray Lewis for tickets to the Ravens linebacker's private skybox at Sunday's sold-out playoff game, saying he wanted to follow an ethics law the City Council approved just four months...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Luxury boxes at major sporting events. Sold-out concerts. Galas. Vegas shows.
Baltimore's lawmakers often receive tickets for shows and other popular events from developers, business people, corporations and nonprofits as one of the perks of office. Over...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 2:18 PM
George Gilbert Ganjon, a retired Carroll County farmer who was a founder of the Downtown Farmers Market, died of kidney failure Aug. 1 at Dove House in Westminster. He was 82.
Born in Baltimore, he grew up near the Hollins Market in the southwestern...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Patterson High School became the latest political battleground in the effort to rebuild Baltimore's decrepit school infrastructure this week, with students throwing their support behind a proposed bottle tax that could help raise about $300 million for...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Two Baltimore City Council members are planning campaigns to get the word out about property tax assistance for homeowners with modest incomes, reacting to a Baltimore Sun article that showed the pool of apparently eligible city homeowners is far larger...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The lack of immediate answers in the case of slain 13-year-old Monae Turnage has left the community in limbo, Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said Thursday.
"I understand the protocols, but this family, and this city, needs to know what...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would permanently close three fire companies and could shut several recreation centers in an effort to close a $48 million gap in the city's $3 billion operating budget, according to city officials who have been briefed on...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Baltimore Mayor Democratic primary 290 of 290 precincts (100%) Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (i): 36,698 (52%) Catherine Pugh: 17,743 (25%) Otis Rolley: 8,991 (13%) Joseph Landers: 4,870 (7%) Frank Conaway: 1,899 (3%) Wilton Wilson: 215 (0%)
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is summoning Cabinet members for intense, one-on-one meetings with an eye toward a possible shake-up of city leadership, sources close to her say.
To prepare for the meetings, the mayor directed each agency head to...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's pick of a Californian to head Baltimore's Police Department prompted questions Monday from City Council members and other city leaders who had been hoping the new commissioner would come from the department's ranks....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:19 PM
As thousands of late-night revelers partied to thumping electronic dance music in the graffiti-marked remains of an old fort in Baltimore last month, some overdosed on drugs or became overwhelmed by the heat, according to a report by the city fire...