| May 3, 2012
| 7:27 PM
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....
| May 3, 2012
| 6:44 PM
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...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:10 PM
With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration.
Since the fall, the city's budget director,...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:25 AM
With Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III planning to leave the city in August, after having served 31 years on the force, and five as chief, we put together a time line of his tenure:
May 1981 — Bealefeld joins the city...
| May 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
However Baltimore's plain-spoken police commissioner is remembered, when he departs on the first day of August, he will leave his successor a challenging target.
The number 200.
That is the standard by which Frederick H. Bealefeld III's successor will...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Baltimore officials said Wednesday that they plan to bring together a panel of experts and hire an outside firm in their search for the city's next police commissioner, even as two potential candidates got an audition of sorts before the City Council....
| May 17, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:46 AM
For the past three years, Maryland has experienced an unprecedented crime wave of political corruption. The only comparable period in memory would be the 1970s, when a governor was jailed and a sitting U.S. vice president (who had served as governor and...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth.
To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:44 PM
The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Maryland voters will decide the outcome of seven ballot questions in November.
Question 1 — All Maryland voters will decide whether the judges in Prince George’s County who oversee estate and will disputes must be admitted to the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon has fallen behind by close to $14,000 on court-ordered payments stemming her plea deal in the corruption investigation that led to her resignation, according to state corrections filings.
Dixon's probation agent sought...