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Activists filed ethics complaints alleging Gov. Larry Hogan has business conflicts. Two years later, they have no answers.

“We know it got filed, and we have no way of knowing how it got resolved."

Pamela Wood
May 13, 2022

Let’s make Baltimore better

Introducing a new beat that needs your help.

Hallie Miller
May 11, 2022

What Baltimore gets when producers film here.

Newsletter subscriber exclusive: "We Own This City" was a chance for cast and crew to tell their story.

Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
May 9, 2022

I kept my abortion a secret for years, but I'm ready to speak up

Taylor DeVille
May 5, 2022

Wes Moore says his Baltimore education business was a success. The reality is much more complicated.

Company says it ‘reinvented’ the first year of college, but schools say results fell short of expectations.

Liz Bowie and Pamela Wood
May 3, 2022

How Justin Fenton’s ‘We Own This City’ became an HBO miniseries

"For local residents, I hope it will serve as a visual retelling of a story they’ve been watching unfold for years."

Richard Martin
April 25, 2022

You can take off that mask, but I’m keeping mine

Baltimore Banner columnist Leslie Streeter on flying after federal mask mandate ruled unconstitutional

Leslie Gray Streeter
April 21, 2022

Pay more, get less: Baltimore-area home market heating up again this spring

Buyers should expect a bidding war, lower their expectations or be prepared to wait for that new home.

Hallie Miller
April 15, 2022

Marilyn Mosby breaks silence, kicks off bid for third term as Baltimore state’s attorney

In exclusive interview, Mosby addresses federal charges against her, and her motivations for running again.

Tim Prudente
April 12, 2022

Anonymous accusations about Wes Moore’s Baltimore ties spark complaint in Maryland governor’s race

How the dispute is related

Pamela Wood
April 6, 2022

How endorsements are shaping Maryland’s race for governor

Campaigns hope ‘institutional muscle’ from unions, advocacy groups and other politicians can be the difference in a crowded field.

Pamela Wood
April 5, 2022

Gun Trace Task Force investigations continue, federal prosecutors say

The disclosure comes as two more Baltimore Police officers are to stand trial in the sprawling case.

Justin Fenton
April 4, 2022

As eviction deadlines approach, bureaucracy and staffing shortages are delaying rent relief for Marylanders

A historic amount of federal pandemic aid is a challenge for local governments to distribute.

Hallie Miller
April 1, 2022

How a kid from West Baltimore discovered music and is now scoring the Oscars

Dontae Winslow will take his musical talent to the 94th Academy Awards Sunday.

Lawrence Burney
March 26, 2022

Arts and Culture Editor Lawrence Burney on plans for more balanced arts coverage

He will seek out the “wealth of creativity in every crack and crevice” in Baltimore

Lawrence Burney
March 23, 2022

Our new lifestyle columnist Leslie Gray Streeter on the perils of post-pandemic dating

Part of my story is making good on a pre-pandemic promise to meet somebody, and I’m not alone.

Leslie Gray Streeter
March 14, 2022

Four takeaways from the new indictment against Marilyn Mosby.

While a superseding indictment against her Thursday lists no new charges, prosecutors leveled additional accusations of deceit against the two-term elected top prosecutor.

Justin Fenton and Tim Prudente
March 11, 2022

What to expect from The Baltimore Banner

A note from Editor in Chief Kimi Yoshino

Kimi Yoshino
March 8, 2022

Introducing the Creatives in Residence Program

We’re excited to amplify the work of eight local writers and artists with deep ties to Baltimore.

March 3, 2022

Family that owns home where firefighters died speaks out for first time, illustrates city’s challenges with vacants

“We did what we could to keep it secured," Robert Shore Jr. said of his family's home on S. Stricker Street, which caught fire in January.

Justin Fenton
February 17, 2022

Families distraught: Baltimore parking garage turned into morgue as 200 bodies await autopsy

More than 200 bodies are awaiting autopsies by doctors at Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the agency located in downtown Baltimore responsible for investigating deaths statewide.

Tim Prudente
February 9, 2022

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