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  • Legally not guilty, but what about politically?

    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...
  • Baltimore City Council candidates poised to overcome write-ins

    Baltimore City Council candidates poised to overcome write-ins
    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...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
  • City 'affordable housing' fund destroys more houses than it builds

    City 'affordable housing' fund destroys more houses than it builds
    A cluster of vacant rowhouses in the 1600 block of North Gay Street succumbed to the metal claw of an excavator this month, as yet another batch of unwanted city homes turned to rubble. Once the East Baltimore tract is cleared, nothing will be built...
  • Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton

    Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton
    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...
  • Project PLASE tries to quell neighborhood fears in S.W. Baltimore

    Project PLASE tries to quell neighborhood fears in S.W. Baltimore
    Brigades of parishioners at St. Joseph's Monastery in Southwest Baltimore have cataloged their roles in the mission on a spreadsheet. Each team is tasked with convincing different neighbors that the only offer for the congregation's empty school...
  • Councilwoman's mileage expenses raise questions

    Councilwoman's mileage expenses raise questions
    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...
  • Next city police commissioner faces challenging benchmark

    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...
  • Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts

    Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts
    While many governments are moving toward posting ethics disclosure forms, residents of Baltimore still have to travel to City Hall and to a sixth-floor office to see the documents. To save you a trip, we're posting those forms from Mayor Stephanie...
  • Mayor easily defeats school principal Bundley, virtually gaining 2nd term

    Mayor easily defeats school principal Bundley, virtually gaining 2nd term
    Martin O'Malley, the young mayor who urged Baltimore to believe in him and itself, easily defeated a high school principal in a Democratic primary yesterday that also gave a victory to City Council President Sheila Dixon and created some long- term lame...
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