Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System amid the controversy surrounding accusations that UMMS had engaged in self-dealing and no-bid contracting.
Local residents, elected officials and others fighting for the revitalization of the historic Pimlico Race Course in Northwest Baltimore blasted the racetrack’s owner on Tuesday for investing the vast majority of its state renovation subsidies into its other horse-racing track at Laurel.
Ten weeks after a study recommended that the city, state and Pimlico Race Course owner negotiate over the track's uncertain future, the dialogue has become strained and elected officials now say they are battling to prevent the Preakness Stakes from ditching Baltimore.
A proposal before the Baltimore County Council that would expedite construction of infrastructure at Tradepoint Atlantic, the former site of the old Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point, is a prime example of private industry collaborating with government to devise a sensible solution.
City Council members want to cap drivers’ speed on Baltimore streets to 25 mph on main roads and 20 mph on side streets. Legislation proposed by Ryan Dorsey and Mary Pat Clarke would drop the top speed on main thoroughfares such as Harford Road, Martin Luther King Boulevard and York Road.
Twenty-five years after its debut at BWI Airport, Southwest — now the largest single carrier in the U.S. — offers more than 240 departures per day from Baltimore to 64 other cities. It now accounts for roughly 70 percent of the passenger volume through the airport.
Drivers in the Baltimore region spend an average of just over 30 minutes commuting each way — the eighth-longest in the country, according to 2017 U.S. Census data. The average commute time is longer than in notoriously traffic-heavy Los Angeles and only a few minutes shorter than in New York.
Few, if any, Baltimoreans have done more to address the city’s core problems of poverty, joblessness, housing and inequality like Diane Bell-McKoy. For the past decade, she has served as CEO of Associated Black Charities, the nonprofit foundation she sometimes describes as a “positive agitator.”
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a Democratic candidate for governor and a fixture in state politics for nearly a quarter century — died Thursday morning of cardiac arrest, officials said. Here’s how local political figures were reacting.
An epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose has swept across the country, and Baltimore has been hit as hard as any place in America. Officials are hoping their latest initiative will reverse the trend.
Beset by corruption probes and civil rights oversight, Baltimore Police Department struggles to rebuild trust with community as crime spikes "out of control" and politicians bicker over how to reverse violence.
Even by Baltimore standards, recent crimes have many feeling as if the city has tipped over into a terrible place of lawlessness, coupled with a seeming inability by its leadership to right the course.
Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover teamed up with the American Gaming Association Thursday to promote business opportunities for small, minority-owned firms and highlight the industry's economic impact in Maryland
The Maryland Transit Administration routinely tweaks its bus schedules and routes, but the Aug. 28 changes in service came without warning and cut the number of bus runs per week on 22 routes by an average of 11 percent, according to the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.
A Baltimore business group aiming to remove job barriers for ex-offenders wants businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to join in efforts such as starting programs to build entrepreneurial skills, creating incentives for employers to hire applicants with criminal records and opening a new state office that would ease community re-entry after incarceration.
The Baltimore City Council is expected to pass a $660 million public financing package for Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's massive Port Covington project — a deal supporters tout as a way to bring thousands of jobs to Baltimore but critics decry as corporate welfare.