Ridership on Baltimore’s free Charm City Circulator downtown shuttles nosedived by nearly half in the last fiscal year, following a shake-up in bus vendors that resulted in a shortage of buses and gaps in service, and the launch of dockless electric scooters in the city.
The planned redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station got a boost in April, when Amtrak pledged a $90 million federal investment in station and track improvements and leased an adjacent lot to the Penn Station Partners development team.
The remaining lanes of Pratt Street in Baltimore will reopen to traffic at noon Monday, according to the city Department of Transportation — more than a month after a water main break shut down light rail traffic and caused massive traffic delays downtown.
After a weeklong search, a Gettysburg, Pennsylvania teenager was arrested Sunday in Virginia and charged in an attempt to kill a 5-year-old girl in Pennsylvania last weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Malachi Lawson's former foster mother questioned why the 4-year-old was placed back with his mother and her wife who, according to police, put him in a scalding bath and decided not to take him to a hospital out of fear he would be taken from them again.
Brandon Scott, the new president of the Baltimore City Council, released a sweeping list of 26 priorities for the coming year, including more than half a dozen pieces of legislation and major changes to the way the city is run.
A 19-year-old man was killed and a 17-year-old boy was injured in a double shooting Saturday on Boarman Avenue in Northwest Baltimore — the same street where four people were shot, one fatally, a week earlier.
Two people were shot, one of them fatally, in Baltimore Sunday night and Monday morning, police said, capping a violent weekend in the city that saw nine people hit by gunfire in the span of just eight hours the night before.
The Maryland Transit Administration faces a funding shortfall of more than $2 billion over the next decade — money that is needed to keep the agency’s transit systems running safely, in compliance with regulatory requirements, and enhanced with new technology and mobility options, according to the agency’s first Capital Needs Inventory.
The Baltimore Police Department would be prohibited by law from requiring victims of police brutality and misconduct to sign gag orders, under an ordinance that will be introduced in the City Council this week. It's prompted by a federal appeals court decision that the requirement was unconstitutional.
It's Artscape weekend, there's a large water main break that snarled downtown and Light Rail traffic near Camden Yards, oh, and by the way, the Orioles are hosting the Nationals and Red Sox in a five-game homestand this week.
Two people were killed and two others — including a Baltimore police sergeant — were injured Monday morning when an armed man entered a drug treatment center on Maryland Avenue in Charles North demanding access to methadone, police said.
By Lillian Reed, Colin Campbell, McKenna Oxenden and Jessica Anderson
William Benjamin Ray Sr., a renowned opera singer and civil rights activist who left the Jim Crow South in the 1940s for Europe, where he compiled a stellar, 25-year performing career before moving to Maryland to teach young vocalists at the Peabody Conservatory and Howard University, died of congestive heart failure at the Gilchrist Center Howard County in Columbia on July 3.
The Maryland Transportation Authority’s shut down of its Baltimore Harbor Tunnel cash toll booths and administrative building this week after two employees were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, raised raising a concern among some: drivers: Could drivers have caught it?
An employee of the Baltimore Department of Public Works is under investigation by the city’s watchdog agency after his Twitter was revealed to contain racist, anti-Semitic and Nazi-sympathizing posts, a city councilman said Tuesday.