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  • Ex-Dixon aide Clark charged

    The Maryland state prosecutor charged Mayor Sheila Dixon's former campaign chairman yesterday with failing to file state income tax returns for three of the six years in which he earned $500,000 working without a contract as the Baltimore City Council's...
  • Utech head pleads guilty

    A city contractor who employed Mayor Sheila Dixon's sister while doing work for the city pleaded guilty yesterday to falsifying tax returns - the latest development in a months-long investigation into questionable spending practices at City Hall. Utech...
  • State raids mayor's home

    State raids mayor's home
    Maryland state prosecutors raided the home of Mayor Sheila Dixon yesterday as part of an investigation into past spending practices at City Hall, the most aggressive move so far in the years-long probe. After spending more than seven hours inside,...
  • Numbers game

    Numbers game
    Maryland voters listening to the debate over legalizing slot-machine gambling in the state might be feeling a bit of deja vu - from the 2000 presidential race. Back then, George W. Bush and Al Gore frequently lobbed accusations of "fuzzy math" when...
  • Dixon gifts probed

    Prosecutors are investigating whether Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon received thousands of dollars in gifts - including fur coats - from a prominent developer whose projects benefited from tax breaks and zoning changes she supported as City Council...
  • Dixon angered over leaks in case

    Mayor Sheila Dixon lashed out at prosecutors and reporters yesterday in her first comments since acknowledging having a personal relationship with a developer at the same time that she voted on contracts that benefited his company. In a combative news...
  • Probe may turn on taxes

    State prosecutors have subpoenaed records from the Maryland comptroller's office, suggesting that the long-standing investigation into City Hall might involve state taxes. Two people involved in the investigation - Mayor Sheila Dixon's former campaign...
  • Wealth driving 'No' vote on slots

    Stewart Bainum Jr., who fought the Maryland lottery as a state lawmaker, left politics more than two decades ago. But the multimillionaire and hotel magnate is still playing a role in the debate over gambling in Maryland - he recently cut a $10,000...
  • Fight over funding taking shape

    As Baltimore officials and sports fans bask in the promise a new arena could bring to the city, a familiar battle is already taking shape among the state lawmakers who may be charged with finding a way to pay for it. Arena boosters say it's not certain...
  • City share of profit sharing is zero

    Big breaks given by Baltimore officials to spur major downtown projects over the past decade came with provisions that the city would share in profits. But Baltimore has yet to see one cent as a result.The projects include successful ventures such as the...
  • Four bodies found in home

    The bodies of two adults and two teenagers were discovered last night in a home in Cockeysville by a 15-year-old boy who lived at the home, Baltimore County Police said. The dead were discovered shortly after 5 p.m. when the boy, who had spent the...
  • Filing joint return vs. filing separately

    Baltimoresun.com's tax-advice column features three experts from the Sparks accounting firm SC&H Group answering questions about preparing your return every Monday until April 15. Sarah, Kellogg, Idaho: I got married in June of last year and we have...