City Hall reporter for The Baltimore Sun.

Former city technology contractor indicted on theft charges

baltimoresun.com — An ongoing investigation of Baltimore's information technology office had led to the indictment of a contractor who allegedly charged the city for $180,000 in work that was not done. Twyla Garrett, 43, of Fort Washington is accused of submitting false invoices to the Mayor's Office of Information Technology from Jan.

City to hire five new Environmental Control Board officials

baltimoresun.com — The city will hire five new members for the Environmental Control Board as part of ongoing efforts to improve its operations, officials said Wednesday. The new board members, who are expected to start later this month, will earn $90 an hour, said Howard Libit, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Mayor says city looking at Red Line alternatives

baltimoresun.com — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she has asked her transportation chief to develop alternatives to improving mass transit in Baltimore - including a "rapid bus" system - with the demise of the Red Line plan. Rawlings-Blake said "it's too early to have a favorite" for an alternative to the planned east-west light rail line in Baltimore.
Jul 29, 2015

Mayor says city looking at Red Line alternatives bsun.md/1VNypPv More on this Thursday @MiddayWYPR 12-1 pm. #RapidBus @Maureen_Harvie

Mayor says Baltimore police 'more nimble' under Davis

baltimoresun.com — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the Baltimore Police Department "more nimble" under her Interim Commissioner Kevin Davis, saying she was pleased with his leadership. Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday said Davis is taking a "collaborative approach to reducing violence in our city."

City communications offer glimpse behind scenes of Baltimore unrest

baltimoresun.com — Emails and documents released Monday by Baltimore officials depict a chaotic situation within city government before, during and after rioting broke out on April 27, with rumors flying, communication breaking down and leadership being questioned.
Jul 27, 2015

RT @RectorSun: One Stop: All of our breakout stories from the #BaltimoreUprising document dump from the city today are landing here: baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Jul 27, 2015

Baltimore City officials turned over more than 7,000 emails from the #BaltimoreUprising to The Sun today. bsun.md/1ev3tle

Jul 27, 2015

RT @RectorSun: One Stop: All of our breakout stories from the #BaltimoreUprising document dump from the city today are landing here: baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Jul 27, 2015

Along with a team of colleagues at @baltimoresun, we read thru 7,000 emails, records today to bring you all of this:baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @RectorSun: One Stop: All of our breakout stories from the #BaltimoreUprising document dump from the city today are landing here: baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

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Baltimore officials on Monday turned over more than 7,000 emails and documents concerning how government officials handled the protests and rioting following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. - Chicago Tribune

chicagotribune.com — Emails and documents released Monday by Baltimore officials depict a chaotic situation within city government before, during and after rioting broke out on April 27, with rumors flying, communication breaking down and leadership being questioned. In one terse email - sent as the April 27 rioting was breaking out - William M.

Baltimore officials on Monday turned over more than 7,000 emails and documents concerning how government officials handled the protests and rioting following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. - Orlando Sentinel

orlandosentinel.com — Emails and documents released Monday by Baltimore officials depict a chaotic situation within city government before, during and after rioting broke out on April 27, with rumors flying, communication breaking down and leadership being questioned. Even as looting was broke on the day of Freddie Gray 's funeral, city police were waiting for riot equipment that was on order, emails show.
Jul 27, 2015

RT @KevinInOrlando: Chaos detailed in 7,000 riot-related emails turned over to Baltimore Sun bit.ly/1KuvdBS

Baltimore officials on Monday turned over more than 7,000 emails and documents concerning how government officials handled the protests and rioting following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. - Hartford Courant

courant.com — Emails and documents released Monday by Baltimore officials depict a chaotic situation within city government before, during and after rioting broke out on April 27, with rumors flying, communication breaking down and leadership being questioned. Even as looting was broke on the day of Freddie Gray 's funeral, city police were waiting for riot equipment that was on order, emails show.

Baltimore police had riot equipment on order as unrest spread

baltimoresun.com — Even as unrest and looting were breaking out across the city on the day of Freddie Gray's funeral, Baltimore police were waiting for riot equipment that was on order, emails obtained by The Baltimore Sun show. In an email update sent at 7:21 p.m.

Homeless allowed to stay on street during Baltimore curfew

baltimoresun.com — The street, sidewalk, benches and steps were considered "home" to Baltimore's homeless population during the post-riot curfew, according to city officials. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake implemented a citywide curfew, beginning the day after the rioting that hit West Baltimore and other parts of the city.
Jul 27, 2015

RT @RectorSun: Homeless allowed to stay on street during Baltimore's post-riot curfew (via @yvonnewenger): baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @KevinLindamood: True reporting, @yvonnewenger. The city handled this well, not targeting those without homes during curfew: baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

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Jul 31, 2015

RT @aliknez: Former technology contractor indicted on charges she overbilled city for $180,000. fw.to/wGJMnkV w/ @yvonnewenger

Jul 31, 2015

.@MayorSRB announces her 2nd Public Safety Forum: Wed., Aug. 5, at 7 p.m., John Eager Howard Recreation Center, 2100 Brookfield Avenue.

Jul 31, 2015

RT @MayorSRB: .@Amazon is bringing hundreds of new jobs to Baltimore’s economy, adding to our already 1/3 reduction in unemployment ow.ly/Qke5D

Jul 30, 2015

Democratic chair of jail committee: "No one informed me of anything." fw.to/a5Q5IIW

Jul 30, 2015

RT @justin_fenton: Sen. Guy Guzzone, chair of 2013 task force that looked into jail conditions, said he's received no word from @LarryHogan on jail plan

Jul 29, 2015

RT @KevinLindamood: True reporting, @yvonnewenger. The city handled this well, not targeting those without homes during curfew: baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @lukebroadwater: City to hire five new Environmental Control Board officials, @yvonnewenger reports bsun.md/1VNPl8q

Jul 29, 2015

Mayor is developing alternatives to Red Line, working with regional authorities. fw.to/4qDie6Y

Jul 29, 2015

.@MayorSRB will meet with community in East Baltimore tonight. She says these meetings nurture relationship, "These aren't just for show."

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