| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Baltimore City Council passed a bill Thursday backed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to make 10 years of tax credits available citywide for developers of apartments.
The council amended the legislation to include developers who renovate...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in Maryland has met with fierce local opposition.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The Supreme Court didn't kill a key underpinning of public sector unionism Monday, but it surely put it on life support. The court's ruling in the Illinois case Harris v. Quinn, which related to the mandatory collection of so-called "fair share" fees from...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Joshua Cain felt miserable as his Engine 58 crew gathered in the kitchen of their Annapolis Road firehouse after a brutal blaze that ripped through several rowhouses and took hours to control.
Only two months into the job as a Baltimore firefighter, he...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Disabled drivers will have to begin paying for parking in parts of Baltimore beginning Thursday, under Project Space, an initiative aimed at combating theft of handicap placards.
The Parking Authority retrofitted multi-space meter kiosks in the city's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"I'm a marketing person by trade," said Denise Whiting. "That's what I do."
It helps explain how Whiting came to found HonFest in 1994. Whiting used to work for the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, used to be a real estate agent and used to run...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University. He returned Wednesday as the head of an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to build out Jordan's lone waterfront city into...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:49 PM
A man was assaulted on Thursday night in Patterson Park by a group of teenagers, one of whom was filming the attack, according to a police report.
The victim, who is only identified as a 25-year-old teacher in the police report, was walking in the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:36 PM
When school let out for the summer, most of the children in Baltimore who qualify for free and reduced price meals — 84 percent — lost access to the three meals a day they count on during the school year.
Struggling families and children...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Escorting players from the Negro League during the 1993 All-Star Game at Camden Yards was among her life’s “most amazing experiences,” Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday.
And the possibility for Baltimore to again host the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Baltimore's nearly $2.2 million proposal to reduce violent crime received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said.
The proposal would support Operation CeaseFire, a program aimed at reducing recidivism...