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  • What they're saying about Dixon conviction

    • "The city will continue to move forward. We won't miss a step." Mayor Sheila Dixon, after being found guilty of one count of misappropriation • "I'm personally satisfied with [the verdict], but again, it's not something that we should be...
  • Differing views on Dixon's future

    Despite widespread perception that Sheila Dixon has done a laudable job as Baltimore's mayor, she faces a challenge in trying to maintain a political career while carrying the burden of a criminal conviction, political observers say. Many of the city's...
  • Found guilty, fate in doubt

    Found guilty,  fate in doubt
    Mayor Sheila Dixon was found guilty Tuesday of embezzling about $500 in retail gift cards meant for charity, a misdemeanor conviction that could end her tenure as Baltimore's first woman mayor. The Maryland Constitution calls for removing elected...
  • Reviewing tape before holiday broke deadlock, juror says

    An 80-minute videotape viewed by jurors shortly before they adjourned for Thanksgiving provided the breakthrough that led to Mayor Sheila Dixon's conviction, one of the jurors said Tuesday. Before viewing the tape, which replayed testimony of developer...
  • Laura Vozzella: The prolific Juror No. 11 finally gets to speak out

    Elaine Pollack's mom didn't know it, but she entertained a special guest for Thanksgiving dinner: Juror No. 11. Pollack might have been the most prolific note-writer on Sheila Dixon's jury, letting Judge Dennis Sweeney know things ranging from her desire...
  • Charm City Current: Marc Steiner on Sheila Dixon verdict

  • Prosecutor ponders retrial on one count

    While Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's defense team mulls over what to do about the single guilty verdict returned against her for misappropriating gift cards, prosecutors are considering whether they can get one more by retrying Count 6, which hung the...
  • Dixon keeps low profile after conviction

    Dixon keeps low profile after conviction
    A day after being convicted of embezzling gift cards for the needy, Mayor Sheila Dixon kept a low profile, remaining for hours at City Hall and ducking reporters' questions at her only public event late in the afternoon. "I'm not commenting," the mayor...
  • At City Hall, there's wiggle room to go around

    Everyone at City Hall claims to be back to work after that pesky corruption trial. And what a relief! For a minute there, it looked like it wouldn't be business as usual. Shortly after 12 jurors decided someone smart enough to run a city couldn't confuse...
  • City Council president can only wait for other shoe to drop

    City Council president can only wait for other shoe to drop
    Baltimore City Council President Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake can do little more than wait - at least publicly - before learning whether or when she becomes mayor. By law, the council president automatically becomes the chief executive if the office...
  • Dixon voices regret for city's 'ordeal'

    Mayor Sheila Dixon said on Thursday that she felt deep regret for the "ordeal" her just-concluded criminal trial inflicted on Baltimore, but did not apologize for embezzling gift cards intended for the needy. Reading a 64-second prepared statement, Dixon...
  • Juror contact in '06 with Dixon, witness could cause mistrial

    Juror contact in '06 with Dixon, witness could cause mistrial
    A juror who helped to convict Mayor Sheila Dixon of embezzlement participated in a public event with Dixon and a key prosecution witness three years ago, receiving a $324 prize in a sweepstakes sponsored by a city agency. The prior contact, which was...