Investigators who raided the offices of then-Mayor Catherine Pugh at Baltimore City Hall took about two dozen items, including copies of her “Healthy Holly” books, a check from the University of Maryland Medical System and other items related to Pugh and one of her closest aides.
Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said as the city works to recover from a ransomware attack, it's had go to "manual." That was clear at the Abel Wolman Municipal Building next to City Hall, where property owners tried to meet a deadline to pay overdue bills before they turned into liens.
Many in the Baltimore region and beyond see the scandal in City Hall as further evidence that our city is hopelessly — and maybe irretrievably — lost in chaos and dysfunction. Nothing could be further from the truth.
With Mary Pat Clarke and Ed Reisinger opting against reelection bids, more than 50 years of institutional memory will exit the Baltimore City Council chambers. They say it's time to let younger members carry on. City Hall is in flux because of the resignation of Mayor Catherine Pugh.
I am guessing even some residents who detest Pugh for what she did in using her position on the UMMS board and the power of her City Hall office to line her pockets would see the 98 Rock stunt as a kind of bullying.
Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis drafted a resignation letter for Mayor Catherine Pugh and gave it Wednesday to her attorney, Steven Silverman, as city residents await her decision about whether to step down in the face of federal and state investigations.
A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury found officer Carlos Rivera-Martinez guilty of hitting Melvin Townes, then 16, repeatedly in the face and head with his Taser after chasing him on North Gay Street about 2 a.m. on July 5, 2016.
The mess at City Hall belies the fact that many Baltimoreans are moving full speed ahead to make this the Charm City of our imaginations. In the midst of darkness, that is a source of hope and a testament to resilience.
Hospital executives and Baltimore government officials scrambled to figure out how many "Healthy Holly" books Mayor Catherine Pugh had sold. After she said University of Maryland Medical System was her sole customer, Kaiser Permanente told Pugh's chief lobbyist that it, too, had bought books.
Baltimoreans woke up Thursday to the news that FBI agents were on the move across the city, raiding City Hall and Mayor Catherine Pugh’s homes — among other locations — amid what appeared to be a large investigation also involving the Internal Revenue Service.
As a federal investigation into Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, leaders have pledged to move forward with the work that affects everyday people’s lives. Others in Baltimore are concerned about how the rapidly developing scandal will affect city operations.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has fired three aides to Mayor Catherine Pugh. Young had put them on leave after Pugh herself took an indefinite leave of absence. Pugh is recovering from pneumonia, but also under intense scrutiny over sales of her "Healthy Holly" children's book.
Baltimore's acting mayor has put another aide to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh on leave, according to sources familiar with the move. That means six staffers in Pugh's office are absent on leave, although they are receiving their salaries.
Baltimore school and police officials discussed the implementation of Handle With Care, which would inform school officials of when a child has gone through a traumatic experience, in response to recent violent incidents at and near city schools.
Three aides to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh have been placed on leave, according to a source familiar with the matter. The aides are Gary Brown Jr. and Poetri Deal, who work in the city’s lobbying office, and Afra Vance-White, who is the city’s director of external relations, the source said
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will hold a news conference to share details of her Healthy Holly book deal with the University of Maryland Medical System, her spokesman said. Pugh sold the hospital network copies of her children's book series on healthy lifestyles while she was on its board.
Michael Harrison, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's pick for city police commissioner, has met with select community leaders, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and U.S. District Judge James Bredar, who's overseeing a court-ordered consent degree to reform the city's policing.
Members of the Baltimore City Council heard a barrage of concern, frustration and outright opposition to the mayor's selection of Joel Fitzgerald as police commissioner, as a public hearing began at City Hall Saturday.
Mayor Catherine Pugh will hold two community “meet and greet” meetings next month with her nominee to become Baltimore’s next police commissioner. Fitzgerald is the chief in Fort Worth, Texas. He needs to win a majority of 15 votes on the Baltimore City Council to get the new job.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is considering hiring a former acting Baltimore Police commissioner - a recent critic of the agency and an advocate for tougher policing tactics - for a role in City Hall where he would advise her on crime policy. Anthony Barksdale was acting commissioner in 2012.