| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:20 AM
City Councilman Bill Henry on Monday plans to introduce a series of bills aimed at reforming City Hall, including two that would curb some of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's power.
Henry's four bills will be introduced at what should prove a busy...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
UPDATE: See end of post for update on another journalist saying Zakaria "borrowed heavily" from him.
Following the lead of Time magazine, CNN Friday suspended Sunday morning show host and international affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Baltimore's ethics board launched an inquiry Tuesday into the use of free tickets to 1st Mariner Arena by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office, citing concerns about the distribution of tickets to the mayor's family and staff.
"The entire enterprise...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A weakened version of the City Council's hotly debated audits bill won preliminary approval Monday night, meaning it could go before voters in November after a final council vote next month.
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young announced a...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Mitt Romney, release those tax returns.
In crisis management, most experienced campaign consultants will tell you, the best thing to do when the proverbial manure hits the rotating blades, is to come clean: Tell the public everything you know, sit down...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:37 AM
I thought I had said all I was going to say about Fareed Zakaria's plagiarism Friday night when I wrote about how wrong it was to steal the words and ideas of another -- and how deadly for a public intellectual.
Read here what I said about Zakaria's...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The Harford County hip-hop dance and cheerleading communities are among those mourning a young Forest Hill woman who was killed in a three-car accident Tuesday afternoon in Joppa.
Eighteen-year-old Hannah Mackensie Kriss, of the 100 block of Theodora...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is less about the future than it is about nostalgia for a past that many Americans imagine was better -- a time when businessmen were free of government meddling and all citizens, even the poor, old or...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:20 AM
With school only weeks away, it's time to think ahead to earlier bedtimes, nightly homework, after-school soccer — and Scouts.
My son's a Webelos this year. Having decided to join in first grade, he's stayed with it. He's learned how to carve a...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The waffle fry wars have hit College Park, with hundreds of people signing a petition to get the Chick-fil-A restaurant booted from the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union over the company president's anti-gay marriage activism. A petition on the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Hospitals and other health care interests spent more than $3.6 million on lobbying in Maryland during the first half of the year, more than any other industry, according to an analysis by Common Cause Maryland.
The group, which advocates for...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:33 PM
As a two-time All-Metro first-team midfielder, Severna Park's Morgan Torggler excelled on both ends of the field and will conclude her high school career in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic on Saturday at Towson University's Johnny Unitas...