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  • Councilwoman Holton vows innocence, is 'holding up very well'

    In public, City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton casts a formidable figure. She sparred with the city's popular police commissioner over her concern that his detectives weren't solving enough murders, and she has debated with colleagues on development bills,...
  • Bribery charges against Baltimore councilwoman called difficult to prove

    Bribery charges against Baltimore councilwoman called difficult to prove
    Nearly three years into a City Hall corruption probe, the only charges leveled so far against an elected official appear difficult to prove, veteran attorneys said yesterday. And some wondered why a prominent developer also indicted would resort to a...
  • Timeline of the investigation into City Hall

    Feb. 2006: The Baltimore Sun reports that Mayor Sheila Dixon questions officials from Comcast at an investigative hearing, asking them to give more work to the company that employed her sister, Union Technologies. Dixon had not disclosed that her sister...
  • List of charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon

    The 12-count indictment against Mayor Sheila A. Dixon filed Jan. 9, 2009, includes four counts of perjury, three counts of theft, and three counts of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary and two counts of misconduct: Count 1 — Perjury:...
  • Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted

    Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila A. Dixon was charged yesterday with 12 counts of felony theft, perjury, fraud and misconduct in office, becoming the city's first sitting mayor to be criminally indicted. The case stems in part from at least $15,348 in gifts...
  • It's difficult to remove a Md. mayor from office

    Mayor Sheila Dixon has pledged to fight the charges of theft and perjury she faces and said she will continue to serve in office. If she is not convicted, it would be very difficult, if not impossible, to remove her from office, a review of the City...
  • What they're saying about Dixon's indictment

    "I am very saddened to hear about the indictments that have just come down against Mayor Sheila Dixon. My prayers go out to her and her family. I am confident that she will be found not guilty of all the charges that have been brought against her....
  • City Hall scandal: Who's who?

    Sheila Dixon • Baltimore's first female mayor, she assumed the position in January 2007 after Martin O'Malley became governor. She was re-elected later that year. • The single mother of two became the first African-American woman elected...
  • Mayor's supporters underwhelmed by case

    Sheila Dixon looks far from finished. The Baltimore mayor dug in yesterday after being indicted on a dozen counts related to gifts she allegedly received, and the city's political establishment, so far, is standing firmly behind her. Many said they don't...
  • Timeline of allegations against Dixon

    2004 Jan. 15: Dixon uses a $2,000 gift certificate for a furrier, purchased by an employee of "Developer A," to buy a Persian lamb coat and burnt umber mink coat. Jan. 23: Developer A, while at the Ritz Carlton in Avon, Colo., uses his American...
  • 'Ah, Baltimore,' Dixon indictment another exasperating moment

    It was another "ah, Baltimore" moment. Ever get those? You get exasperated by some bureaucratic runaround at City Hall, and you sigh and steam and maybe that vein on your forehead starts to throb. But after a while, you learn to just surrender - "ah,...
  • Maybe we guessed wrong about Dixon

    No surprise that the prosecutor who's been dogging Sheila Dixon for years thinks she's corrupt. The real shocker, if her indictment is to be believed, is that Sheila Dixon thinks Sheila Dixon is corrupt. Dixon might have looked dirty to most of us for...