One of the largest urban woodland parks in the eastern United States appears destined to get less wooded. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. aims to cut a swath up to two miles long through Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park in West Baltimore to replace an aging natural gas pipeline there.
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cell phones, the Baltimore City Council on Monday is poised to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million to satisfy long-standing court judgments against it for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children years ago.
Marilyn J. Mosby, a former assistant state's attorney in Baltimore and the wife of City Councilman Nick Mosby, announced Monday she plans to challenge State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein by running to become the city's top prosecutor.
Surrounded by Iowa farms at a facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man with a broad smile and a desire to help others.
By By Justin Fenton, Justin George and Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun
Halfway through Baltimore's long-term plan to end homelessness, advocates are concerned that the strategy is in disarray and worry that the number of men, women and children without permanent homes has grown — despite millions of dollars being pumped into local services.
Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector routinely bills the city for driving to her Northwest Baltimore district — trips she says often begin at the Inner Harbor condominium where she resides with her boyfriend.
The Baltimore City Council reversed course Thursday, rejecting budget cuts they had endorsed earlier in the week, and voting to support the $2.3 billion spending plan crafted by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
The Baltimore City Council and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake have enacted a zoning ordinance that will allow a former Catholic school in Southwest Baltimore to be converted into a convalescent home for homeless people.
The Baltimore City Council made a statement Monday against Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed budget — voting to fund fire companies, recreation centers, Youth Works summer jobs and afterschool programs by making $6.4 million in cuts to other city agencies.
A Baltimore City Council committee approved a measure Tuesday that would allow advertisements to be placed on fire trucks to help support the department – and potentially prevent the closure of some fire companies.
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young requested several agencies prepare reports about a zoning bill that would allow a former Catholic school to be turned into a convalescent home for homeless people.
The Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration to order a halt to the practive of placing liens against homes with unpaid water bills.
Backers of a plan to open a live-in homeless outreach center in a Southwest Baltimore neighborhood presented hundreds of letters and signatures of support for the project Saturday to Councilwoman Helen Holton, in hopes of overcoming the objections of some in the neighborhood.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration asked Council President Bernard C. "Jack"Young to return his tickets to the city's skybox at Sunday's Ravens game, following his criticism of the Baltimore Grand Prix, sources close to Young said.
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is urging Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to abandon the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix and focus on "core issues that impact the quality of life for all Baltimoreans."
Brigades of parishioners at St. Joseph's Monastery in southwest Baltimore have cataloged their roles in the mission on a spreadsheet. Each team is tasked with convincing different neighbors that the only offer for the congregation's empty school building — from a group that helps homeless people get back on their feet — will benefit the community at large.