32-Page Report Points Fingers At Baltimore's Top Brass Amid Police ShakeupJust hours before Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was replaced-- the city police union released a report blasting police leadership during the late-April riots.
Rawlings-Blake, City Leaders Approve Water Rate IncreaseCity homeowners and businesses will see a spike in their water bills to the tune of 15 percent. City leaders say they need to repair the aging pipes and water mains.
Mayors Push To Stop Food Stamps From Being Used To Buy Sugary DrinksWaging war against obesity. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and more than a dozen mayors across the country, are making a push to stop food stamps from being used to purchase sugary drinks and snacks.
Rawlings-Blake, Other Mayors To Meet In Vegas Amid Gun DebateThe nation's mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.
Fiscal Forecast: Mayor Hopes To Fight Financial Challenges With New 10-Year PlanBaltimore will lose hundreds of millions of dollars if changes aren't made to how the city raises and spends money. New analysis paints a dire picture of the city's bottom line.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake Wants Bottle Tax Increase Proposal Passed ImmediatelyThe mayor's proposal to increase the bottle tax to pay for school construction had tempers flaring at the city council Monday night.
Tensions Rise With Occupy Baltimore ProtestersTensions continue to build between the Occupy Baltimore protesters and the city.
Police, Firefighters Respond to Mayor's Proposed BudgetBaltimore budget 2012. Emergency leaders met with the mayor to hash out who's getting what. Some say they need more money, and without it, taxpayers will suffer.