In yet another sign of the decline of print newspapers, the weekly that appeared on Southeast Baltimore stoops announced last week’s issue was its last. Read More →
A judge issued the first clear verdict Monday to a Baltimore police officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death. Officer Edward Nero is not guilty on four counts, Judge Barry Williams ruled. Read More →
Rep. Elijah Cummings, who has represented most Baltimore City and Howard County in congress for the past 20 years, “urges Baltimore residents to respect the outcome of the trial [of Officer Edward Nero] regardless of the verdict,” according to the Baltimore Sun. Read More →
Mogul status is closer than ever before in Baltimore this summer. Read More →
The story of The Wire actor Wendell Pierce’s arrest for simple battery has accrued more details as well as more dispute. Read More →
State election officials are sorting out the issues that were raised last week with some Baltimore ballots from last month’s mayoral primary. But they’re doing so behind closed doors, and primary runner-up Sheila Dixon is taking legal action to let her campaign — and the rest of the public — observe the process. Read More →
Along with whether someone is fit to lead and the city’s future trajectory, Baltimore’s mayoral election is important because of the city’s “strong mayor” system that keeps the chief executive in control of a lot of spending. Alongside the mayoral election, the City Council passed a couple of motions to take some of the money decision out of the mayor’s office. But in the end they didn’t complete the power play. Read More →
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