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  • Baltimore Police Commissioner Bealefeld resigns

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Bealefeld resigns
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III announced his resignation Thursday, ending a 31-year career on the force that included overseeing a steep decline in the murder rate — but left him exhausted by the pressures of the job....
  • Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June

    Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June
    Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month — a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III...
  • Doris J. Spriggs, aide to six mayors

    Doris J. Spriggs, aide to six mayors
    Doris J. Spriggs, a former Social Security Administration specialist who later became an aide to six Baltimore mayors, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center. The longtime Edmondson Village resident was 79. "Doris was really one of the...
  • 'Robocall' documents detail alleged plan to suppress black votes

    'Robocall' documents detail alleged plan to suppress black votes
    One document proposed a deliberate plan to suppress black votes: "The first and most desired outcome is voter suppression." Another depicted the campaign of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. promising a bonus to consultant Julius Henson if he made "the...
  • City panel plans to vote down settlement for teen whom police left shoeless in Howard Co.

    The city's spending panel is expected on Wednesday to vote down an agreed-upon $150,000 settlement for the family of a Baltimore teen whom police left shoeless in Howard County — a rare move that comes after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake objected...
  • $2,000 sought for police security for mayor while on family vacation in San Diego

    Baltimore police are requesting about $2,000 to send an officer to California to provide security for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on her family vacation next week. Officer Kyle E. Gooden, who is on the mayor's executive protection team, is...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake should give back 'gifts' and perks

    I am sick of hearing the excuses from the mayor's office when it comes to the inappropriate use of taxpayer money, taxpayer-owned sports boxes and tickets — graft — that come from places like First Mariner Arena ("Mayor's use of tickets...
  • Former mayor Dixon roasted for charity

    Former mayor Dixon roasted for charity
    Former Mayor Sheila Dixon listened intently, scribbling notes on a legal pad, just as she had in countless meetings. But the topics of conversation Thursday evening were not those that were discussed in City Hall — at least not to her face. Dixon...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for highs in the lower 70s and clear skies. Clouds are expected to move in for the evening, with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your...
  • Dixon convicted of embezzlement

    Dixon convicted of embezzlement
    Jurors in the theft trial of Sheila Dixon convicted the Baltimore mayor Tuesday on a single charge of taking gift cards intended for the city's poor. Although Dixon was acquitted of a felony theft charge, her misdemeanor conviction could force her from...
  • Maryland politicians and their legal troubles

    1974: Baltimore County Executive Dale Anderson, a Democrat, is convicted on 32 counts of extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion. 1974: Former Maryland Governor Spiro T. Agnew, a Republican, pleads "no contest" to charges of tax evasion while he was...
  • No one is above the law

    The jury of her peers took seven days to find the mayor of Baltimore guilty of a charge that prosecutors proved in a few hours of impeccable testimony during her trial -- that she talked a major commercial real estate developer into buying gift cards...