| Jan 8, 2010
City Council President Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake ordered Thursday a comprehensive review of all city agencies and pledged to keep key public safety leaders in place as she began taking the reins of the city's highest office in the wake of Mayor Sheila...
| Jan 8, 2010
Now that City Council President Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake will become mayor in February, the job she is leaving is up for grabs and council members wasted little time expressing their interest in the office.
Baltimore's City Charter is clear on the...
| Jan 22, 2010
The contest for Baltimore City Council president took a new turn Thursday when the city's state Senate delegation sent a letter to the current council president and mayor-to-be Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake, asking her to support Councilman Bernard C....
| Feb 24, 2010
The twin winter storms this month not only clogged roads and shut down businesses, they caused unprecedented breakdowns of the equipment used to clear the snow.
The deep, heavy snow decimated transmissions, mangled blades and snapped windshield wipers,...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Bells tolled from Zion Lutheran Church and a crowd of more than 100 residents, damp with the unseasonable heat, grew silent.
A gleaming hearse pulled up in front of Baltimore's City Hall, bringing the body of William Donald Schaefer to the building...
| Jul 3, 2011
On Capitol Hill, some lawmakers treat Elizabeth Warren as if she were Public Enemy No. 1.
That's what happens when you're charged with setting up an agency whose purpose is to protect consumers on financial matters — a job that brings you up...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 6:32 PM
The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling Monday in a vote that splintered the Democratic and Republican members of Maryland's congressional delegation and pushed the months-long battle toward a climax in...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:16 PM
There’s more than 40 miles that separate Baltimore from Washington.
In Washington, Elizabeth Warren has undergone some merciless grilling by members of Congress about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau she is setting up.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Elizabeth Warren is a native of Oklahoma, but she might as well be from Baltimore based on the reception the city gave her Thursday night. She spoke at a town hall meeting held by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings to talk about the new Consumer Financial Protection...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's redistricting advisory committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday to begin the process of redrawing Maryland's congressional and state legislative district maps.
The five-member panel, which is charged with recommending a...
| Aug 14, 2011
While nearly 14 million unemployed Americans are searching for work, some employers are limiting their hiring to preferred candidates: People who already have jobs.
Recruiters and worker advocates say companies are screening out applicants who don't have...