Former Maryland deputy attorney general and city prosecutor says he will not seek re-election as mayor if he can't get Baltimore's annual homicides below 200. "I intend to be held accountable by my own goals.”
Another one of those 'Nobody asked me, but' columns in which our columnist, without prompting, gives his thoughts about many things, including a Michael Bloomberg presidential run and the self-checkouts at the supermarket.
At 85, Arthur Biddle is the state's longest-serving inmate, with 65 years in prison. But he's not Maryland's oldest prisoner. Samuel Neal is 88. A new study questions the value of keeping elderly inmates locked up for so long.
A group of mentors associated with the Maryland Institute College of Art have helped a small group of Baltimore squeegee boys develop their own brand of bottled water for the wholesale market, eventually taking them off the street and away from the hard hustle of the squeegee.
Richard Nast, known as Nasty and born 72 years ago on Halloween, is a nightmare for people who post illegal signs along Baltimore County roads. He's the county's leading confiscator of prohibited signs.
In the years before he became mayor of Baltimore, Thomas “Young Tommy” D’Alesandro III was an early supporter of civil rights and racial equality, and his courageous example is valuable to political leaders 50 years on.
The Supreme Court, in allowing the Trump administration to institute a harsh rule that will render thousands of traumatized people ineligible for asylum here, effectively cut our lineage to the Greatest Generation.
The presidential side-show during and after Hurricane Dorian points up Trump's scorn for, and his willingness to abuse, a federal agency that for more than a century served the nation free of political considerations.
The Trump administration’s approach to immigration is draconian and prejudiced against the poor, driven by red-meat politics rather than rational policy, and makes no sense with regard to the nation’s economy.