A political donor who has drawn heat for his role in the “Healthy Holly” book scandal that took down former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is still making money from the city, despite concerns about his contracts from some officials in light of allegations by federal prosecutors that he made inappropriate contributions to Pugh.
A sealed supplement to former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's plea deal could indicate she is working with federal prosecutors. Or not. And the ambiguity is by design — the result, in part, of the city’s pervasive “stop snitching” culture.
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby cited a flawed American criminal justice system as the single largest civil rights issue facing black residents in Maryland, saying her office has taken strides toward reducing disparities, but still has more to do.
Federal prosecutors in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia on Friday said a new Justice Department initiative to stem gun violence by better targeting individuals who trade illegally in firearms will pay dividends in the local region, empowering them to find and punish those subverting existing federal laws.
Residents have been navigating a range of emotions around the coming end to Perkins Homes, a World War II-era housing complex that the Housing Authority of Baltimore City recently received $30 million in federal funding to demolish.
Attorneys representing condominium owners at the Ritz Carlton Residences in Baltimore say their clients repeatedly asked the city’s Department of Public Works for water and sewage bills between 2009 and 2017, and want to “pay their fair share” of an estimated $2.3 million in uncollected debt.
Baltimore’s spending panel has approved paying an $8 million settlement to a police trainee who suffered brain damage and other serious injuries when he was accidentally shot in the head during an exercise in 2013.
T.J. Smith, a former spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department, is running for mayor. He says his local roots, past career as a police officer and years of communicating local government policy to the public have prepared him to take the helm of Maryland’s largest city.
SoulCycle CEO and Baltimore native Melanie Whelan said she wants to put an outpost of her famous fitness chain in Baltimore. She's not the only one with a great idea that Charm City exercisers want to see here.
The Station East redevelopment is a showcase of what could be in Baltimore’s forgotten pockets: a creative pairing of public and private funding to turn a neighborhood that was nearly 80 percent vacant into one full of young professionals. But complaints from residents show cracks in the vision.
Baltimore will conduct a sweeping audit of its water billing system after discovering the city failed for more than a decade to collect a total of $2.3 million from the Ritz Carlton Residences, a high-end waterfront condominium development, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s office said Wednesday.
Thousands of signs alerting human trafficking victims to a phone number and text line where they can seek help, required to be posted in every Baltimore hotel room by city legislation approved earlier this year, were purchased and printed using the wrong text number.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has sued an apartment management company owned by senior White House adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner, alleging it routinely used “unfair or deceptive” rental practices while running rodent-infested apartments in Baltimore and the surrounding region.
Baltimore’s spending board is set to approve a $40,000 payment to a man who was shot by an on-duty Baltimore Police officer during a 2014 incident that also led to the officer’s conviction and imprisonment.
Not only for a generation of legislators and politicians in Maryland and throughout the halls of Congress, but for an army of young men and women with aspirations to change Baltimore or reach beyond it, Elijah Cummings, 68, was a titan.
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott on Wednesday urged Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young to use an estimated $34 million city budget surplus on heating and cooling in city schools. Young said coming costs under the Kirwan Commission must be prioritized.
As costs from this spring’s ransomware attack on Baltimore continue to come due, officials are set to buy $20 million in cyber liability insurance to cover any additional disruptions to city networks over the next year.
The Greater Baltimore Committee announced on Wednesday its “strong support” for putting aerial surveillance planes above Baltimore, urging city officials to adopt the technology in an effort to reduce crime.
The Ministers’ Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity on Monday tabled a proposal that it endorse putting crime-fighting surveillance planes back into the skies above Baltimore, deciding its members needed more time to study the proposal before staking out a position.
A 2-year-old boy was shot in the stomach in Baltimore early Saturday morning in what Police Commissioner Michael Harrison denounced as "an act of road rage,” spurring federal officials to offer a $15,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and City Council President Brandon Scott both are in favor of a ban on all plastic bags at Baltimore stores, not the partial ban backed by a City Council committee this week.
The union that represents rank-and-file Baltimore Police officers issued a scathing report Tuesday blaming intense violence in the city on severe mismanagement of the police department, accusing Commissioner Michael Harrison and other city officials of ignoring available solutions in favor of political platitudes.
Baltimore City Councilman Ryan Dorsey has proposed legislation that would require elected leaders to disclose clients of their private businesses, a reform he said "closes the loophole” in city financial disclosure law following the scandal involving former Mayor Catherine Pugh.
The Baltimore Orioles encouraged baseball fans to have patience as the organization works to rebuild from the bottom up. Another few years of losses might help the team position itself for long-term success.
Attorneys for Baltimore are waging multiple legal battles to limit the city’s financial exposure to a growing wave of civil lawsuits alleging abuses by the notorious Gun Trace Task Force. The stakes are incredibly high, according to city officials, opposing counsel and legal observers.
Former Baltimore health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen on Saturday said Planned Parenthood is withholding severance pay and health benefits owed to her under her contract in an effort to get her to sign a burdensome confidentiality agreement on her way out the door, after less than a year serving as the organization’s president and CEO.
Baltimore Police homicide detectives are conferring with their counterparts in the county after the discovery of a suspected body wrapped in blankets and trash bags in Southwest Baltimore, a city police spokesman confirmed.
A federal judge on Thursday gave the green light to a multi-million-dollar lawsuit alleging Baltimore Police officers wrongfully imprisoned two men by planting drugs on them to justify a deadly high-speed chase in 2010.
Allegations of drug dealing in a Baltimore neighborhood and a request for police to set up covert drug surveillance in the headquarters of a nonprofit highlight the tensions inherent in the war on drugs.
Federal prosecutors in Baltimore say 90 defendants have been indicted in a series of federal gun and drug cases brought in the city in the last several weeks, exemplifying their efforts to stem the horrid pace of violence.
Dozens of prisoners convicted of crimes in Maryland were among thousands of men and women released from federal detention nationwide on Friday as a result of prison reform legislation passed by Congress last year.
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott was robbed at gunpoint a decade ago. On Monday, he appeared in court on behalf of one of his assailants, asking a judge to reduce the man's sentence because he believes he has reformed.