| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Baltimore is wasting about $400,000 every month it does not install a new phone system, a lawyer for Comptroller Joan M. Pratt argued in court Thursday. But the mayor's lawyers argued that Pratt has no legal right to sue the city because she is a city...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The city of Baltimore has lost its case against the wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley, who it claimed owed the city $26,100 for taking months of paid leave she hadn't earned while working for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young....
| May 23, 2012
| 6:22 PM
A Baltimore police sergeant who claimed he was never treated for post-traumatic stress disorder after he fatally shot a man in 2005 has settled a lawsuit against the city, in a deal that allows him to retire with his pension, according to court...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon could face the loss of her city pension — and possibly prison time — after being charged with a probation violation connected to a plea deal she struck on perjury and theft allegations.
Dixon was $13,640...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's law office turned over numerous documents Monday about her use of free 1st Mariner Arena tickets — but too late for the city's ethics board to consider them at its meeting Tuesday.
Avery Aisenstark, a city...
| Jun 10, 2012
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has named an advisory panel to assist in the search for the city's next police commissioner following the retirement of Frederick H. Bealefeld III.
The mayor's office said the panel will conduct interviews of...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:28 PM
NOTE: To read an update to this story with a more complete response from the mayor's office, click here.
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt on Wednesday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her former Information Technology Director Rico Singleton...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Baltimore's inspector general said Thursday he has launched a preliminary investigation into high-tech video phones the mayor's office bought for some City Hall offices — a purchase that prompted allegations of contracting irregularities and...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came under fire on two fronts Monday as the City Council sliced $6 million from her proposed budget and the city comptroller renewed allegations that the mayor's staff improperly purchased more than $650,000 in...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration has responded to Comptroller Joan Pratt's allegations of impropriety in its purchase of a 80 voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phones by focusing on three questions: Does the mayor have the power to...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continued to spar Monday over the purchase of phone-related equipment by the mayor's technology office, purchases Pratt says violate city procurement regulations.
Pratt, who has...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore officials approved a 9 percent increase in water rates Wednesday as the city auditor revealed that the beleaguered system's billing problems are more extensive than previously known.
City Auditor Robert L. McCarty said a continuing review shows...