Baltimore police have issued new general orders regarding the public taking photos or video of officers. The ACLU, which is involved in a lawsuit on the matter coming up Monday in federal court, says the rules don't go far enough
Baltimore police have issued new rules governing how officers deal with a public increasinly armed with cameras and video records, saying that in most instances, cops cannot stop people from filming crime scenes
Baltimore City's schools chief told state legislators Tuesday that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion— six times more than the school system's current bonding authority — to pay for a massive and rapid overhaul of the city's crumbling public school buildings.
Controversial retired Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin is scheduled to speak Thursday at Ocean City's annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. The mayor's office says he didn't pick the speaker, but he will attend.
Law enforcement authorities throughout Maryland were pouring over the Supreme Court decision saying police had to obtain a warrant before putting a GPS tracking device on a vehicle, but concluded it would have little impact in this state.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division has urged a federal court to side with a Howard County man in a lawsuit over his camera being seized by Baltimore Police at the Preakness Stakes after he filmed officers making an arrest
A Baltimore City woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the county, its Police Department, several officers and officials, claiming she was assaulted and her constitutional rights violated when she was arrested while recording an encounter with police near a Towson bar two years ago.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hopes to attract 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade – which would reverse more than a half century of population decline – and would like to serve at least one more term beyond the one she begins Tuesday.
Baltimore officials are scrambling to come up with a plan to shelter a growing homeless population on the coldest nights. They have yet to finalize arrangements for those who will not be able to fit in a new $8 million shelter, which has 100 fewer beds than the temporary facility it replaced.
Legislation would allow the National Security Agency to pass classified information to private businesses vetted by the government to defend against disruptions, destruction or the theft of trade secrets, business plans and private information about clients, customers and employees.
A bill introduced by Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin intended to modernize the nation's 1917 Espionage Act has angered public access advocates who say it would limit the ability of federal employees to blow the whistle on government fraud and abuse.
Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that would freeze deportations of illegal immigrations who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
By By Brian Bennett and John Fritze and Tribune Washington Bureau
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake went to a dilapidated East Baltimore elementary school Monday to urge the City Council to adopt her plan to raise the city's bottle tax to help pay for a major school renovation program.
Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Jewel surprised the crowd at a dinner benefit Saturday night for The Journey Home, a partnership between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and United Way of Central Maryland to "make homelessness rare and brief in Baltimore in the next decade."
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she hopes to avoid a "violent exchange" with Occupy Baltimore protesters, though she and other city officials declined to say when or if they would forcibly remove protesters.
Homeless advocates asked Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday to open more shelter beds for homeless women, and claimed that Baltimore officials were discriminating against women by making significantly more beds available for men than women.