House slows impeachment probe amidst Cummings commemorations

WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital and the late Elijah Cummings’s hometown of Baltimore are observing three days of commemorations of his life this week, slightly slowing the House impeachment inquiry. But Cummings’s oversight panel intends to carry on his work, Acting…

Baltimore ushers in a new era with 50th mayor Catherine Pugh

Stephanie Rawlings Blake passed the torch today as former state senator Catherine Pugh was finally sworn in as the new mayor of Baltimore.

EPA funds pediatric asthma study at Johns Hopkins for Baltimore’s at-risk youth

Twenty percent of children in Baltimore suffer from asthma, which is more than double the national average. Lawmakers are taking the first step in clearing the air by funding a Johns Hopkins study that may bring them closer to preventing pediatric asthma.

Baltimore Mayor Seeks to Build Relationships Within City

WASHINGTON — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake spoke at the National Press Club for the United States Conference of Mayors. She focused on developing healthy relationships between people and the police.

Amid Storms, Hurricane, Maryland Prepares for Flooding

Though Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the state of emergency in eight counties, Maryland is still preparing for heavy rain and flooding.

New Factory Brings Jobs to Baltimore

Amazon’s new factory will bring over 3,000 jobs to Baltimore.

Candidates Crowd Field for 2016 Baltimore Mayoral Election

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will not be running, but nine other candidates have announced or filed to run for Baltimore mayor in 2016.

Trials of 6 Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray will remain in city, judge rules

The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.

Visitation Center Opens in Baltimore for Children of Domestic Violence Victims

A new center providing safe, supervised visitation between children of domestic violence victims and their parents opened Tuesday in Baltimore.

Earth Hour, Human Achievement Hour Compete for the Spotlight

While some Maryland municipalities are turning off their lights for an hour Saturday in honor of the fifth annual international Earth Hour, counterprotesters are using extra electricity to celebrate Human Achievement Hour.