| Dec 4, 2009
Mayor Sheila Dixon said on Thursday that she felt deep regret for the "ordeal" her just-concluded criminal trial inflicted on Baltimore, but did not apologize for embezzling gift cards intended for the needy.
Reading a 64-second prepared statement, Dixon...
| May 31, 2009
An increasing number of Baltimore residents and tourists have been victims of random, unprovoked attacks in the downtown area over the past month by roving groups of young people, even as police beef up their presence around the Inner Harbor.
Many of the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:22 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Casey Anthony has been flying under the radar, so-to-speak, since her release from a Florida prison and acquittal in the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. But, there are reports that Anthony may be in California --...
| Apr 26, 2004
Less than a week before he is due to be arraigned on a grand jury indictment, Michael Jackson replaced his high-profile lawyers with another well-known defense attorney -- a move one of the attorneys in the case said involved "a complicated series of...
| Nov 21, 2003
Michael Jackson, the international pop sensation whose career has been eclipsed by his increasingly erratic behavior, surrendered to authorities Thursday and was booked on multiple counts of child molestation.
Arriving by private jet from Las Vegas,...
| Jul 15, 2009
It's been six years since Scott Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife Laci and their unborn child. Now his family is turning to the public for help paying for his appeal.
The family claims on its website, www.scottpetersonappeal.org, that it has...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 10:43 PM
Scott Peterson, the man convicted of killing Laci Peterson is moving forward with an appeal of his murder conviction, according to a family blog.
Peterson's family, Solana Beach residents, said it still needs $95,000 to help cover the costs of the...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 2:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six years after he was convicted of murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son, Conner, Scott Peterson is asking for your help and your money.
Peterson's family is reaching out to the public, via the internet, to raise...
| Jan 13, 2010
About 30 people shook signs and chanted in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon to protest the $83,000 annual pension Mayor Sheila Dixon will receive after resigning from office as part of a plea deal.
"It's an abomination," said Sylvia Harris, the...
| Feb 5, 2010
Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake was sworn in Thursday afternoon as the city's 49th mayor, pledging to "build a better, safer, stronger Baltimore."
"We will keep what works and fix what doesn't in city government so our people emerge stronger," she said after...
| Feb 5, 2010
Sheila Dixon sat silently in court Thursday during her final hours as mayor of Baltimore, receiving a scolding from a judge who said she was leaving office "in total disgrace" after stealing gift cards intended for needy families and would carry a...