Voter Turnout Stifled by Apathy

Although incumbent Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake topped her challengers with over 50 percent of the vote in Baltimore City’s mayoral primary, some say the win...

Fulton Baptist Church to Install Sixth Pastor in 107-Year History

Fulton Baptist Church will soon begin a weekend of celebration for the installation of Pastor Elect Reverend Julian Rivera. “The Friendly Church on the...

Estimates say Indy Grand Prix Helped Baltimore HotelsOther Segments Benefited Not Yet Known

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Grand Prix fueled a 44 percent increase in revenue at a sampling of area hotels, city tourism officials said Thursday,...

At the Finish Line…

What could be a more perfect metaphor for the end of the 2011 campaign for Mayor of Baltimore than the completion of the inaugural...

‘Amendments’ to Slots MBE Requirements Allegedly Sidestep a Judicial Bullet

The chairman of the state's video lottery commission says his panel chose to amend the minority and women-owned business participation goals for Baltimore City's...

Faith Leaders Question Mayoral Candidates’ Commitment to Youth, Neighborhoods

Panelists from a local interfaith organization grilled Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and three of her leading Democratic challengers Aug. 25 about their commitment to youth...

Three Black Candidates Fight to Unseat City Council “Dean”

Baltimore City Councilwoman Rochelle “Rikki” Spector has been systematically re-elected to represent her Northwest Baltimore district for 30 years. “I wasn’t even born ,” said...

Pennsylvania Ave. Homecoming Fest Reclaims the Area’s Lost Charm

While Pennsylvania Avenue’s heyday may just be a highlight in many Baltimorean’s memories, the corridor’s annual homecoming celebration aims to recapture its legacy and...

ACLU, Education Advocates Demand City School Repairs within Eight Years

Morgan Turner-Cohen, a senior at Baltimore Freedom Academy High School, says conditions at school are almost unbearable. “I have to sit in classrooms with mittens...

5.9 Earthquake Rocks East Coast

Charles Village residents and workers poured into the streets Tuesday afternoon as a 5.9 earthquake sent tremors up and down the East coast. Felt...

Hairston Announces Baltimore Co. School Enrollment Is Now 52% Minority

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Joe Hairston is challenging school leaders to do a better job this school year even as...

Radio One Hosts Contentious Mayoral Debate

Mayoral candidates for Baltimore City gathered together early Tuesday morning to debate the issues on WOLB 1010 AM Larry Young Morning Show. Noticeably present,...