Baltimore to audit water billing after failing to collect $2.3M from Ritz Carlton waterfront condo development

Baltimore will conduct a sweeping audit of its water billing system after discovering the city failed for more than a decade to collect a total of $2.3 million from the Ritz Carlton Residences, a high-end waterfront condominium development, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s office said Wednesday.

People of Baltimore pay respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings at Morgan State University

Before being honored by lawmakers at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, before thousands pack New Psalmist Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, the late U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings wanted the people of Baltimore to have a chance to bid him farewell.

Maryland AG sues Kushner apartment company, alleging thousands of violations while renting rodent-infested units

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has sued an apartment management company owned by senior White House adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner, alleging it routinely used “unfair or deceptive” rental practices while running rodent-infested apartments in Baltimore and the surrounding region.

Naval Academy midshipman charged with breaking into female’s sleeping quarters, sexual assaults

A midshipman is charged with breaking into the sleeping quarters of other midshipmen and sexually assaulting or attempted to sexually assault them on four occasions.

Politics and family: Speaker Nancy Pelosi, other relatives remember ‘Young Tommy’ D’Alesandro at Baltimore Mass

Given that family and politics were so intertwined in his life, it was fitting that the funeral of former Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro III on Wednesday morning brought both strands together in the pews of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Baltimore.

Great American cities worth a visit

New York, Orlando, Las Vegas — these top American tourist destinations are rightly famous for their iconic landmarks and exciting entertainment. But there are other less celebrated U.S. cities that are still worth visiting. Go against the grain and plan a trip to a place with fewer crowds but plenty of authentic adventures and stunning sights.

Mike Preston’s observations on Ravens’ Gus Edwards, Lamar Jackson, emerging defensive playmakers and more

The bye week is usually a time for the coaching staff to self-scout. Hopefully the Ravens determine that backup running back Gus Edwards needs more touches.

Some injured Baltimore police officers become healthy as policy strips away their overtime

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison’s new policy declaring that injured officers on restricted duty could no longer receive overtime pay got an immediate reaction, he says:

Baltimore required hotels to put up human trafficking signs. The text hotline number on them was wrong.

Thousands of signs alerting human trafficking victims to a phone number and text line where they can seek help, required to be posted in every Baltimore hotel room by city legislation approved earlier this year, were purchased and printed using the wrong text number.

Baltimore Police announce outside investigation into the Gun Trace Task Force scandal

Many officials have called for such a review to examine what led the Baltimore police officers to become corrupt and what changes the department could implement to prevent another such scandal.

President Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent as the U.S. winds down its military commitment

President Donald Trump said he will lift sanctions on Turkey and he defended his decision to withdraw American troops from Syria.

Maryland politicians eye restrictions on vaping products

Maryland officials are considering adopting restrictions on e-cigarettes as the number of cases of vaping-related lung illnesses continue to rise.

Entering bye week, Ravens’ Lamar Jackson has ‘improved in just about every area that you can quantify’

There have been few more impressive and improved players in the NFL this season than Lamar Jackson.

Ravens confident ‘sacks will come,' and they’re looking to Tyus Bowser and Jaylon Ferguson to provide them

Young Ravens linebackers Tyus Bowser and Jaylon Ferguson will see increased snaps with Pernell McPhee out for the year because of a torn triceps.


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