| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:22 PM
The Baltimore City Council reversed course Thursday, rejecting millions of dollars in budget cuts it had endorsed earlier in the week, and passing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's original $2.3 billion spending plan.
The abrupt shift derailed $6...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Rakesh Patel can't catch a break as owner of The Wine Underground.
Last year, Patel tried to relocate his upscale, but robbery-prone store from residential Hoes Heights to the nearby Green Spring Tower Square Shopping Center in Medfield. But Patel was...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Baltimore City Council defeated legislation Monday aimed at requiring city agencies to be audited at least once every two years.
The council voted 8-7 against the measure sponsored by Councilman Carl Stokes, who appeared disheartened by the outcome....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The Independence Day holiday will be momentous for five newly hatched bluebirds at Lake Montebello.
The bluebirds are awaiting their own independence.
The nestlings hatched in mid-June and have survived everything from a lawnmower that hit their nesting...
| Jul 9, 2012
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Thursday to talk about traffic and pedestrian safety in Tuscany-Canterbury.
The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., in the library of First English Lutheran Church, 3807 N. Charles...
| Jan 21, 2013
A year ago, residents and their city councilwoman were in agreement that the city needed to go "back to the drawing board" on plans to renovate the Waverly Library.
But now, as the city prepares to break ground on the $3 million project later this year,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Legislators who learned this week that Baltimore will replace its troubled network of 83 speed cameras say the planned upgrade will do nothing to slow momentum in Annapolis toward tightening rules that govern the automated cameras across Maryland....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Baltimore plans to pay its new speed camera contractor $11.20 per $40 citation — continuing its use of a so-called bounty system that Gov. Martin O'Malley and key state legislators say is illegal under Maryland law.
"Talking to our attorneys here,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:18 AM
In recent years, as Northern District police commanders came and went and as community leaders and residents complained about a revolving door in the district's leadership, there was one constant: Deputy Major Richard Worley.
As Northern's second-in-...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:16 PM
It could still be several months before Rotunda redeveloper Hekemian & Co. announces who the grocer for the mall will be, Hekemian officials said as they prepared to go back before a Baltimore City board to answer questions about the project.
| Jan 8, 2013
A public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 10 on a Baltimore City Health Department proposal that would kick some upscale wine and liquor stores out of residential neighborhoods, including in north Baltimore.
"I'm going to be there on Thursday," said Anthony...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:15 PM
City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...