Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Local leaders lobby for gas tax hike

ANNAPOLIS — County and city leaders from four of Maryland’s largest jurisdictions pressed Tuesday for the General Assembly to add 10 cents to the state’s gasoline tax, but the measure could be put on hold as uncertainty in the Middle ...

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17 Baltimore officers charged in extortion scheme

The 14 Baltimore City police officers thought they were called to the police academy Wednesday morning for an equipment inspection. Instead, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III personally took their badges before they were arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit ...

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Police settlements continue to mount

Continuing a trend that has cost Baltimore several million dollars in recent years, the city is expected to pay out another $290,000 this month to settle another pair of lawsuits alleging police misconduct. The first case, which settled during trial ...

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