| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore Circuit Judge Emanuel Brown ruled Thursday that veteran political consultant Julius Henson violated probation by running for an East Baltimore state Senate seat and sentenced him to four months in jail. But Brown suspended the sentence pending...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:17 PM
When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Daniel Patrick Moynihan said famously that everyone is entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts. Such is the case with Brian Griffiths' "City mayors don't focus on city" (Feb. 20), which expresses a range of opinions without any supporting...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
In response to former Mayor Sheila Dixon's letter ("Sheila Dixon: Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11), I beg to differ that we are better off today than in 2000.
In 2000, Baltimore's gangs weren't as organized as we see them...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Sheila Dixon is writing commentaries for The Sun ("Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11)? Are you serious?
No need for her "balanced assessment." Has she ever "accepted responsibility" for her ethical mistakes? Could she please...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles.
A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:45 AM
This past weekend's Maryland Republican Party convention was dominated by Larry Hogan's announcement of his intention to run for Governor of Maryland. Lost in the excitement, the assembled central committee members from around the state debated a non-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Anne Arundel County Councilman Daryl Jones, after having spent five months in prison for failing to file tax returns, recently remarked, "You show me a lion without scars, and I'll show you a lion that can't lead" ("For Daryl Jones, long road back to...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding.
City officials' high hopes for casino...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's announcement of his selection of a running mate in next year's gubernatorial election — the well-qualified Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County — is being overshadowed by a report over the weekend...