| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:05 AM
When life hands you car theft, make political hay.
“While picking up his car from a local automotive repair shop last month, [Jody] Landers’ vehicle was stolen as he was inside the office and paying for the work,” the former City...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Jeff King spent the day car shopping, but only after starting out with his ritual stop at Dunkin' Donuts.
Gary Jones got ready for what he hoped to be the first of many golf outings and performed chores from the proverbial "honey-do" list.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:49 AM
Kathy Harget can afford a car. In fact, she used to own one.
But the 39-year-old Hampden woman decided those wheels were a luxury she could do without. She sold her vehicle and has been car-less ever since — relying on a combination of bicycling,...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:59 PM
The state prosecutor has been asked to investigate whether a powerful Maryland lawmaker improperly used his campaign account for personal purchases and other expenses unrelated to his candidacy.
The Maryland Board of Elections requested an...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Federal agents seized documents related to insurance claims during a search earlier this year of a Rosedale auto body shop, possibly indicating that a corruption probe into a towing scheme that has ensnared 30 city police officers may now be broadened...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:27 PM
With the winter construction hiatus ended and road projects in full swing, Baltimore drivers are seeing orange — as safety cones and barrels mark many downtown roadwork sites. And thanks to a proliferation of lane closings, drivers have plenty of...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Elizabeth Coxe's back pain was flaring up again. She'd been thrown from a horse about 35 years ago, and a new knee injury was aggravating the old hurt.
Last fall, on the advice of friends, she sought and got relief from Dr. David B. Cohen, the Johns...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Seventeen Baltimore police officers were charged Wednesday — and more than a dozen others suspended — in an extortion scheme in which officers are accused of receiving thousands of dollars in kickbacks for steering accident victims to a towing...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 5:43 PM
The newspaper headline read: "Tow-truck operators … make pay-offs to officers who arrange business from crash victims."
It could easily describe the criminal charges filed Wednesday against 17 Baltimore police officers in an alleged kickback...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 12:58 PM
The Baltimore cops called themselves the "untouchables group" and talked in thinly veiled code, referring to alleged payoffs as "coffee," according to a criminal complaint filed by the FBI. They complained about being broke and demanded expedited...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:40 PM
The alleged extortion scheme outlined by federal prosecutors this week seemed to benefit both auto accident victims, who avoided paying towing fees and insurance deductibles, and Baltimore police officers, who got kickbacks for making referrals to a car...