Baltimore's History Of Corruption Continues On As Catherine Pugh ResignsIn recent years, from City Hall to City Police headquarters, Baltimore has had a string of indictments and convictions, evidence some people see public service as a ticket for personal gain.
Two Pugh Aides Out As Baltimore City Council Proposes Amending Charter To Remove MayorTwo more staffers in Mayor Catherine Pugh's administration are no longer working at City Hall, Lester Davis, acting Mayor Jack Young's spokesperson confirmed Monday.
Online Petitions Calling For Pugh's Resignation As Several Top Mayoral Aides Placed On LeaveA website has popped up- "Resign Mayor Pugh.com", with the creator of the site saying Pugh should step down after allegations she participated in self-dealing by selling "Healthy Holly" books to the University of Maryland Medical System.
New BPD Commissioner Harrison Attends First Judicial Review Of Consent Decree ReformThe riots following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody launched a federal investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.
James Smith, Top Aide To Mayor Pugh, ResignsA spokesman for acting Mayor Jack Young said Smith offered his resignation on Friday.
Md. Senate Unanimously Approves Emergency Bill To Overhaul UMMS Board, Prompted By Mayor Pugh's Book DealsBy a unanimous vote, the Maryland Senate has approved an emergency bill to overhaul the board of the University of Maryland Medical System- prompted by Mayor Pugh's book dealings with the organization.
TIMELINE: Mayor Pugh, Healthy Holly, And Her Leave Of AbsenceBaltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is taking a leave of absence, citing her health as the reason, but coming amid weeks of controversy regarding her self-published "Healthy Holly" children's books.
Acting Mayor Jack Young Looks To Stabilize BaltimoreBaltimore City Council President Jack Young is officially leading Baltimore, since he took over the office at midnight Tuesday.
Associated Black Charities Collected Nearly $90K To Buy, Distribute Copies Of 'Healthy Holly' BooksABC received 4,500 copies of the 10,000 Healthy Holly books purchased for direct distribution for African American children. Records then further showed that of the 4,500 received, 4,100 were distributed to child care centers and youth-serving organizations in Baltimore and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Baltimore Schools Release Statement On 'Healthy Holly' Book ShipmentsBaltimore City Schools have released a statement on the shipments of Mayor Catherine Pugh's "Healthy Holly' children's books.
UMMS Audit To Begin Tuesday To Review Board Business DealingsThe board hired a California firm to audit its business dealings and practices.
Baltimore Mayor Pugh To Take Leave Of Absence Amid 'Healthy Holly' Book Controversy, Cites 'Health Issues'Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will take a leave of absence in the midst of the "Healthy Holly" book controversy,
Retired State Corruption Investigation Calls For Criminal Investigation Into Mayor Pugh's 'Healthy Holly' DealingsA letter was sent to the State Prosecutor's office yesterday, calling for the mayor to be investigated for perjury and criminal misconduct.
Mayor Pugh Speaks Out Amid 'Healthy Holly' UMMS Controversy | 'I'm Not Perfect'After skipping out on public meetings Wednesday, she spoke for the first time in Annapolis Thursday morning.
UMMS CEO Takes Leave Of Absence As Board Remains Under ScrutinyRobert A. Chrencik will begin his absence Monday, as the board plans to open a review of their practices, the board said in a statement.