| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A father and son were gunned down on Wednesday afternoon in Southwest Baltimore, the city's first two homicide victims of 2014.
The shooting was reported at about 3 p.m. in the 3900 block of Edmondson Ave., and police said the victims were 48 and 21...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The father and son who were fatally shot on New Year's Day in Southwest Baltimore were pronounced dead 15 minutes apart, police said.
The men were identified as Frank Anthony Turner, 48, and Anthony Dionne Turner, 21, both of the 1500 block of Shields...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
Council members threw aside a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The City Council has rejected the mayor's plan to take money from the Department of Recreation and Parks budget to pay for two new highly touted prosecutor positions.
Council members voted unanimously Monday to reject the mayor's proposal to use $100,000...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
One of the largest urban woodland parks in the eastern United States appears destined to get less wooded. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. aims to cut a swath up to two miles long through Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park in West Baltimore to replace an aging...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:53 PM
There's one topic about which everyone at City Hall can agree: The phones are terrible.
Many lack basic features, such as call waiting and caller ID. Some don't tell you when you've received a voice mail. And the city's system is millions of dollars...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Surrounded by farmland at an Iowa facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from those in his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Marilyn J. Mosby, a former assistant state's attorney in Baltimore and the wife of City Councilman Nick Mosby, announced Monday she plans to challenge State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein by running to become the city's top prosecutor.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Baltimore residents will pay less in property taxes but more in stormwater and taxi fees under a $2.4 billion budget approved by the City Council on Monday.
The cut will reduce the property tax payments on a home valued at $200,000 by about $140. But...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In passing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's budget Monday night, City Council members said they hoped the whole thing would be more or less a wash for Baltimore residents. Property taxes are going down, but new fees are coming to pay for stormwater...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Halfway through Baltimore's long-term plan to end homelessness, advocates complain that the strategy is in disarray and worry that the number of men, women and children without permanent homes has grown — despite millions of dollars being pumped...