Baltimore High School Students Compete in 2011 NAACP ACT-SO

A group of gifted and talented Baltimore high school students recently competed in the NAACP's 33rd Annual National ACT-SO Competition. The event was part...

Congressman Elijah Cummings Introduces 2011 Witness Protection Act

More than a month after his nephew was murdered following an attempt to chase down a would-be robber, Congressman Elijah Cummings wants to ensure...

Mayoral Candidates Vow to Slash Property Taxes

Over the last few weeks, Baltimore’s mayoral candidates are firming up their stances on one of the election’s most hot-button issues – the city’s...

Missing Baltimore Baby Found in Northeast DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a 7-month-old baby and his teenager baby sitter who disappeared from Baltimore have been found in northeast Washington. D.C. police...

Helen Holton: ‘I’m Glad It’s Behind Me’

Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton recently expressed her relief after Maryland’s highest court upheld a judge’s decision to dismiss her criminal charges on bribery...

Public Sounds off on Issues Mayoral Contenders Should Address

Baltimore City residents are widely perceived as apathetic to the city’s political process, but many have a lot to say about the city’s upcoming...

Sizzling Temperatures Greet Artscape Fans

Neither soaring temperatures nor sizzling sidewalks could stay Artscape devotees from their appointed rounds stage to stage, booth to booth to take in the...

HBCU Case Delayed Until December

A trial for the contentious legal case involving the state and a coalition of students and alumni from Maryland’s four HBCUs has been postponed...

Black Lawyers to Convene in Baltimore

The nation’s oldest Black lawyers and judges association will host its 86th annual convention in Baltimore later this month. The D.C.-based National Bar Association (NBA)...

The Other Kind of Jury

When people hear "jury service," they usually think of a trial jury. But there is another kind of jury, comprised of the same pool...

Public Hearings Set for Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee

The public is invited to receive information and express its views on the proposed redistricting plan for the state’s Legislative and Congressional redistricting. Jeanne...

IMA Support for Mayor Rouses Online Debate

The recent endorsement of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake by a longtime alliance of Black pastors incited a fiery debate on social networking sites last week....