| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:07 AM
At issue: City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector routinely bills the city for driving to her Northwest Baltimore district — trips she says often begin at the Inner Harbor condominium where she lives with her boyfriend.
The cost: Spector, who...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration to order a halt to the practice of placing liens against homes with unpaid water bills.
"This is not to say that people...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has no free shot in her attempt to win election to a post she inherited less than 18 months ago. She faces five challengers in the Democratic primary, including three current officeholders, a one-time chief of staff to Ms....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:47 PM
A doctor's appointment brought Helen Jones out of her Allendale house earlier than usual Tuesday morning. While she waited on the porch for her ride, a man came out of a house across the street, got into a green car and drove away.
"Then a little boy...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 5:36 PM
City Councilwoman Helen Holton's three-year battle against allegations of bribery and perjury came to a close Wednesday as Maryland's highest court upheld a Baltimore judge's decision to dismiss the most serious charges against her.
The 5-2 ruling...
| Aug 10, 2011
Ben Christian had seen enough people using the Medwick Garth Facebook page to complain about the crime in the area, which included two cars being stolen in about a month.
"I put something on there that said we need to do something about this," said...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:13 PM
In its last meeting before the September primary election, the Baltimore City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling on state legislators to give the council input in the selection of school board members.
Councilman Bill Henry, the resolution's...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Democrat
Alfred V. Griffin III, Republican
Catalina Byrd, Unaffiliated
Charlene Tamara Gaskins, Unaffiliated
Craig Williams, Unaffiliated
Steven H Smith, Republican
City Council President
Bernard C. "Jack" Young,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:15 PM
State Sen. Ulysses Currie may have walked out of Baltimore's federal courthouse Tuesday a free man, but it was hardly the clean sweep that the jurors' verdict of not guilty on all counts might indicate.
Jurors said after emerging from the courthouse that...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Two Baltimore City Council candidates were poised to overcome write-in challenges Tuesday, converting their Democratic nominations into general election victories.
Councilman Warren Branch of the 13th District was leading write-in challenger Shannon...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:06 PM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
Educational background -- Morgan State University/University of Baltimore -- B.S. degree Accounting; The Johns Hopkins University --...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:15 PM
BREAKING NEWS ALERT:
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she was appointed last year.
Baltimore voters headed to the polls this...