Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns

U.S. 05/02/19, 22:00

After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh's rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore city employees are pulling down her official portraits as the city quickly shifts into a new era with Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young at the helm.Young, a fellow Democrat ...

Secluded Baltimore mayor resigns amid scandal

U.S. 05/02/19, 16:19

Baltimore's mayor resigned under pressure Thursday amid a flurry of investigations into whether she might have arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. Mayor Catherine Pugh's resignation came exactly a week ...

Update: Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned

U.S. 05/02/19, 14:38

The Latest on the growing scandal over the lucrative sales of the Baltimore mayor's self-published children's books (all times local):3:30 p.m.Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned amid an intensifying scandal and multiple investigations into the lucrative sales of her self-published ...

No arrests day after chaotic shooting attack in Baltimore

U.S. 04/29/19, 15:15

Baltimore police detectives are trying to figure out whether a chaotic shooting attack on a crowd enjoying a weekend cookout might be frenzied competition between underworld groups, a case of a triggerman seeking vengeance, or some other kind of senseless ...

Police: 8 shot, 1 fatally, in latest Baltimore shooting

U.S. 04/28/19, 21:04

A gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts along a west Baltimore street, killing a man and wounding seven other people, authorities and reports said. Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the gunfire erupted after 5 ...

Ravens draft Louisiana Tech DE Ferguson in 3rd round

Football 04/26/19, 22:01

The Baltimore Ravens interrupted a long night of watching and waiting by selecting sack specialist Jaylon Ferguson of Louisiana Tech with the 85th overall pick in the NFL draft.Baltimore desperately needed a player who could pressure the quarterback after losing ...

Baltimore mayor urged to resign after federal raids

U.S. 04/25/19, 21:56

Supporters of Baltimore's embattled mayor have grown largely quiet as a chorus of resignation calls has swelled following raids of her government offices and city homes by teams of federal investigators carting out boxes of evidence. The strongest voice calling for ...

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore Mayor’s homes, City Hall

U.S. 04/25/19, 07:12

Federal agents executed search warrants at two homes belonging to Baltimore's embattled mayor as well as City Hall, the FBI confirmed Thursday morning.Dave Fitz, an FBI spokesman out of the agency's Baltimore office, says FBI and IRS agents were "executing ...

Acting Baltimore mayor settles in as Pugh stays out of sight

U.S. 04/24/19, 15:03

When Bernard "Jack" Young automatically became Baltimore's acting mayor earlier this month, he emphasized that he'd act only as a "placeholder" for the elected mayor as she departed on a leave of absence amid an accelerating scandal focused on her ...

Former intern DeCosta takes reins in Ravens draft room

Football 04/23/19, 14:16

Not long after Art Modell moved his football team from Cleveland to Baltimore, a young intern joined the Ravens with hopes of learning enough to fulfill his lifelong quest of becoming an NFL general manager.Eric DeCosta was little more than ...

Abreu HR, 5 RBIs helps White Sox crush Orioles 12-2

Baseball 04/22/19, 21:44

José Abreu homered and drove in five runs, James McCann had a homer and four RBIs and Chicago White Sox beat the bumbling Baltimore Orioles 12-2 Monday night.McCann's three-run drive off David Hess (1-4) highlighted a four-run fifth inning, and ...

Rosario hits 2 HRs as Twins beat Orioles 6-5 in DH opener

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:32

Eddie Rosario homered twice for a second consecutive game, Byron Buxton hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.Rosario delivered solo shots off ...

Census estimates show Baltimore continues to lose population

U.S. 04/19/19, 09:48

New annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Baltimore is continuing to shed inhabitants.Census data released Thursday shows that Maryland's biggest city lost an estimated 7,346 citizens during the 12 months that ended July 1.That's a loss of ...

Legislation overhauls Maryland medical network’s board

U.S. 04/18/19, 13:59

Maryland's governor signed fast-tracked legislation Thursday to overhaul a major medical network's board of directors following revelations of numerous questionable financial arrangements involving board members, including Baltimore's mayor.Mayor Catherine Pugh, who joined the volunteer board in 2001, has become the ...

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