| Mar 2, 2013
The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Citing a soured relationship with city government, Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate, developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, said Wednesday that he has moved his businesses to Baltimore County.
"I've been around for 43 years,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Call it the Sheila Dixon amendment.
Although it was actually written in response to another corrupt Maryland politician who didn't know when to give up her hold on elective office, Question 3 on next week's ballot speaks directly to the turmoil...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:44 AM
The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said.
| 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 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:51 AM
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Obama wins re-election, seeks to overcome...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon could face the loss of her city pension — and possibly prison time — after being charged with a probation violation connected to a plea deal she struck on perjury and theft allegations.
Dixon was $13,640...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting stepped up after Sheila Dixon's fall to assume the role of top Charm City villainess. Now, with Honfest protests looming, a city stripped of its favorite term of endearment watches to see if Whiting will lose her hold on...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:25 AM
It's nice to know Sheila Dixon and the city of Baltimore weren't alone in showering favors on developer Ron Lipscomb.
In a foreclosure sale just completed in May, Lipscomb lost a 4,000-square-foot Canton warehouse he'd hoped to redevelop.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:05 AM
The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...