Shehan is among several former Bridgeport bishops scrutinized in a report commissioned in response to the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis. He was Bridgeport’s first bishop, serving in the role from 1953 to 1961.
In many cases, the department relied on information provided by the companies or on infrequent reviews by its internal audits office — steps that were “insufficient to ensure compliance" with program regulations, state auditors found.
The lawsuit filed last month is based on information the county sent to the federal government between January 2012 and August 2016 in response to earlier inquiries from the Justice Department on minority hiring, county officials said.
Thousands braved the 100-degree heat for the city’s annual three-day Artscape. Featuring an artists’ market, live music, food and interactive exhibits, the event, now in its 38th year, is billed as the nation’s largest free outdoor arts festival.
After the Netflix documentary “The Keepers” aired in 2017, some University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center board members were so concerned about how the publicity could affect the hospital’s reputation, they tried to oust one of their board colleagues, a high-ranking church official.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. on Tuesday named Melissa Hyatt, a veteran of the Baltimore Police Department and head of security at Johns Hopkins University and Medicine, as his choice for county police chief.
Members of Baltimore's Christ Lutheran Church have been filling out hundreds of cards. Signed by members between church services and choir rehearsals, the notes of encouragement are headed to Texas and Arizona, where volunteers will distribute them to migrant women from Central America.
Three years into a legal settlement targeting housing policies, Baltimore County says more than half of the 1,000 affordable homes it promised are built or in the works. But challenges remain as the county navigates the multiyear settlement under the administration of a new county executive.