Having the All-Star Game in Baltimore would give the Orioles a chance to tout the team's turnaround from years of dismal results, as well as give an incentive with season-ticket packages for 2015 and 2016 if the club ties access to the event to longer season plans. And it would pump millions into the local economy, while giving Peter G. Angelos one of his biggest moments as Orioles owner on a national stage.
A Baltimore judge on Friday dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" that alleged the city illegally terminated their exclusive rights to build on the property.
With a palpable sense of excitement, the University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, with some hoping his return would be transformational not just for the institution but for the city.
Three delegates — Keiffer Mitchell Jr., Keith Haynes and Melvin Stukes – are competing for a single seat in the Maryland House, the result of redistricting. District 44A is the smallest in the city, but the race is perhaps the most fiercely contested.
The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its latest act Wednesday with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan Pratt amid an ethics investigation — and Pratt leveling more accusations that the Rawlings-Blake administration is wasting taxpayer dollars through inaction.
Orioles fans reached the depths of despair this winter as their team made little move to improve its playoff chances. But after a spending spree at the break of spring training, those same fans are as excited for Opening Day as they have been in years.
Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore.
By By Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan and The Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore judge rejected Wednesday a plan by the law firm of Peter G. Angelos to combine more than 10,000 asbestos-related lawsuits, questioning whether the cases caught in a massive backlog have enough in common to be heard in concert.
Let's not get too carried away. Free agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is not going to be mistaken for Clayton Kershaw any time soon, but the 30-year-old right-hander who agreed to a four-year deal with the Orioles on Monday is the significant pitching acquisition that Dan Duquette has been trying to pull off for the last four months.
Nearly a year after Maryland's highest court tossed out most of a $1.65 billion jury verdict against ExxonMobil Corp. in connection with an underground gasoline leak in northern Baltimore County in 2006, more than 40 families have so far settled their cases rather than return for new trials.
Despite the reality that he will not spend his entire career in Baltimore, former Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said Monday that he believes his baseball-playing legacy will always be tied to his 13 seasons at Camden Yards.
The Social Security Administration's departure creates a vacuum in an area where stalled developments and ongoing concerns about safety threaten to undermine renewal brought by the expansion of the University of Maryland, new apartments and a nascent arts district anchored by the Hippodrome and Everyman Theatre.
Catcher Matt Wieters, represented by agent Scott Boras, has filed for a 2014 salary worth $8.75 million, while the Orioles filed at $6.5 million. The club settled with the rest of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday.