| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Considering that Paul Schurick faced as much as 12 years in prison for his role in a 2010 election day robocall that fraudulently urged voters to stay home from the polls, the sentence handed down today to former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s 2010 campaign...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley covered a range of topics at last night's Baltimore Sun Newsmaker Forum, including a defense of his crime policies during his tenure as Baltimore's mayor. He told Maryland Voices editor Andrew A. Green that increased arrests under his...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Elaine Pollack says she can sympathize with jurors in the George Huguely V murder trial — she and the 11 others who deliberated the fate of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon in 2009 also labored under the glare of intense media attention.
In the Dixon...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:34 AM
While many Marylanders might consider their state a hotbed of political corruption, a leading expert on state government told lawmakers Friday that the Free State is a "model" for other states in its ethical standards.
Alan Rosenthal, a political science...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Protesters held signs reading "Leopold must go!" "Spying un-American" and "Resign now" outside Anne Arundel County government headquarters Monday, criticizing an embattled county executive who faces allegations that he used his county police detail to...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The first court hearing in the corruption case of Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is scheduled to take place this afternoon.
The hearing is a scheduling conference, where lawyers typically set a timeline for other hearings. Leopold is not...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again.
At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...
| 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...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:38 PM
The city mailed sample ballots out this week to remind registered voters of the primary election coming up on Sept. 13.
Trouble is, the forms are telling them to go to the polls Sept. 3.
"I think the error is going to mislead a lot of people," said...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Rhonda Eldridge had pulled an all-nighter July 27 to pack. She, her husband, Anthony Johnson, and her four children were to leave that weekend for a four-day vacation in Ocean City.
At 2 a.m. a neighbor came to get her. Just a few feet away from her home...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:16 PM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her husband collected homestead tax credits on two separate properties before she became mayor of Baltimore, in violation of a state rule that prohibits married couples from claiming the break on more than one residence,...