Five of the leading Democrats vying to become Baltimore's next mayor sounded off Thursday about their visions, including state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh's push to put ex-prisoners to work rebuilding to city and former Mayor Sheila Dixon's spotlight on the using land trusts to spur investment in struggling neighborhoods.
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt said Wednesday she is moving toward cutting costs in the telephone system used by city workers, taking issue with the claim mayoral hopeful and Councilman Nick J. Mosby made about the potential for dramatic savings.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday accused City Council members of playing "political" games with money for outside lawyers in the federal investigation of the Baltimore Police Department — putting in jeopardy the $6.4 million settlement for Freddie Gray's family.
Our kids are being poisoned every day in their schools. It's not from lead paint or pipes, but by the food and drinks being served to them. It is the cheapest to make and deadliest to eat and, in some instances, the same food fed to the inmate populations in our state prisons.
A former Baltimore prosecutor has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, saying she was fired in January because she had openly supported her boss — former State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein, whom Mosby ousted — in the 2014 primary election.
Sen. Catherine E. Pugh on Friday announced plans to introduce legislation to the General Assembly to criminalize the act of soliciting sex or sexual acts in exchange for basic services to residents at public housing.
Dan talks with City Councilman Nick Mosby about growing up in Baltimore and his candidacy for mayor. Karen Stokes, CEO of Strong City Baltimore, talks about the organization¿s name and its mission in the aftermath of April¿s unrest.
Baltimore's top prosector Marilyn Mosby appeared to come to the aid of former mayor Martin O'Malley when he was pressed on the high-arrest policing style he backed in Baltimore during Tuesday's Democratic debate.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to offer interim police commissioner Kevin Davis a contract with a significant severance package if he's approved as Baltimore's next permanent police chief. Under the terms of the deal, Davis would be paid $200,000 annually though June 30 of 2020. He would be eligible to receive 75 percent of one year's salary — at least $150,000 — if a new mayor should fire him without cause.
I am gonna go way out in front on this one, chronologically, and say that Nick Mosby is the Our Next Mayor of Baltimore, if he runs, which he should, because look, he just got a crucial Endorsement, har!
While CitiStat spread throughout the nation, it was allowed to languish here in Baltimore. The program fell behind new technological developments, went without a director for long periods, and lost its most important aspect: its teeth. After years of neglect, what is truly required is bigger vision and renewed commitment by the city to leverage data, hold agency heads accountable and drive results. Managing for results through CitiStat will not only improve city services, it will save precious
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has a campaign fundraiser with tickets ranging from $250 to $1,000 scheduled for Sept. 16 — just after motions in her case against the police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray will have been argued in court.
Rebutting several defense arguments to remove Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby from the prosecution of six Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, Mosby's office accused the officers and their attorneys of distorting facts in the hopes that "vitriol will trump logic."
A few months ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake looked to many pundits like she was practically unbeatable. The city's crime and unemployment rates were down. She had substantial money in her campaign account. She even flirted with a run for U.S. Senate. Then the rioting broke out.
Hey Bawlmereans, have you heard of the "Free Ice Cream" campaign? No? Well, it's not surprising because the media do not have wall to wall coverage when Muslims do something positive for the community. However, they make the headlines when they are part of "terrorist" activities.
We knew about the "purge" by first period. The students at my West Baltimore high school were being called to participate in the looting of Mondawmin Mall through social media. My 11th and 12th grade English lessons were already focused on the civil unrest, protests and the destruction of property that had taken place at Camden Yards two days prior. One student came late into class, "Oh it's on!" he said. "I'm gonna get me some new shoes."
The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office hit back against a recent flurry of court filings by the defense team in the Freddie Gray case, calling their arguments "illogical, unsupported, frivolous, and unprecedented."