Lawyer announces 2020 bid for Baltimore mayor’s office

U.S. 04/10/19, 17:18

An ex-Maryland deputy attorney general says he's running for Baltimore's highest office as first-term Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a political scandal.Thiru Vignarajah's Wednesday announcement comes as the state prosecutor is investigating Pugh for questionable sales of her children's ...

Health, safety inspectors put Maryland public housing last

Health 04/09/19, 02:08

Almost a third of public housing inspections in Maryland have resulted in failing health and safety scores. An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows that's the worst performance in the country.Old, rundown complexes in Baltimore are the ...

Baltimore’s embattled mayor intends to return to work

U.S. 04/07/19, 13:26

A spokesman for the embattled mayor of Baltimore says she'll return from her leave of absence as soon as her health allows.Spokesman James Bentley told The Baltimore Sun on Saturday that Catherine Pugh's health is improving. It's unclear when she'll ...

Torres’ 2 HRs, 4 RBIs helps Yankees beat Orioles 8-4

Baseball 04/04/19, 17:47

Gleyber Torres homered twice, had a career-high four hits and drove in four runs, and the New York Yankees spoiled the Baltimore Orioles' home opener with an 8-4 victory Thursday.Gary Sanchez and Luke Voit also homered for the Yankees, who ...

Insurance fund donated to Baltimore mayor’s book company

U.S. 04/03/19, 10:03

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's book company received a $7,500 donation from the quasi-public Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund in 2012 when she was a state senator, shortly before she successfully sponsored legislation supported by the company.News outlets report Mark McCurdy, the ...

As Baltimore struggles, latest scandal sucks away attention

U.S. 04/02/19, 15:35

Baltimore already faced daunting challenges: soaring violent crime, a thriving drug economy and poverty so intense that some derelict neighborhoods look like they were hit by a plague. Now, Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a strange scandal, sucking attention ...

Book deal revelations spur call for Baltimore mayor to quit

U.S. 04/01/19, 15:36

Maryland's governor on Monday called on the state prosecutor to investigate allegations of self-dealing by Baltimore's mayor and a fiscal watchdog urged her to resign, ratcheting up pressure on the city's No. 1 official amid the latest revelations about highly ...

Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty in theft of secret documents

U.S. 03/28/19, 17:50

A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a theft of classified documents from the agency's headquarters pleaded guilty Thursday to willful retention of national defense information.In a federal courthouse in Baltimore, Harold T. Martin III pleaded guilty to one ...

Cashner subs for injured Cobb as Orioles opening day starter

Baseball 03/26/19, 17:01

The season hasn't started yet, and the Baltimore Orioles are already in next-man-up mode.Right-hander Andrew Cashner will replace injured Alex Cobb as Baltimore's starter Thursday on opening day at Yankee Stadium. Though he wasn't the first choice of rookie manager ...

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