D.C. officials said yesterday a decision by the Supreme Court to strike down the District's 32-year-old ban on handguns would force them to revamp the city's stringent gun-control statutes.
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin congratulated his handpicked successor on his apparent presidential election victory yesterday and said the win would guarantee the continuity of the course Mr. Putin set for Russia.
Questionable campaign expenditures by the father of Baltimore mayoral candidate Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. were about $16,000 higher than previously reported, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A fatal shooting put an abrupt end to a youth football tournament organized to promote nonviolence in city neighborhoods.
BALTIMORE — (AP) Mayor Sheila Dixon picked up key endorsements yesterday from Gov. Martin O'Malley and former NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, with both men praising her tenacity in a city that continues to struggle with homicides.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The vice president of the City Council, once thought to be a likely candidate for mayor in 2010, pleaded guilty yesterday to taking $15,000 in bribes from a prominent businessman and resigned from the council.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected this morning to endorse acting Mayor Sheila Dixon for mayor, says Dixon campaign manager Martha McKenna.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While Willie Ann Williams waited for federal aid to rebuild her home in the hurricane flooded 9th Ward, it was demolished — apparently by mistake.
BALTIMORE — City Council member and mayoral candidate Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. yesterday sought to blunt the impact of revelations that his father used campaign funds for personal expenses, a potentially damaging blow to Mayor Sheila Dixon's top challenger with little more than a month remaining before the Democratic primary.