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Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

July 18, 2018

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing

Should Baltimore Adopt Mandatory Sentences For Illegal Guns?

July 24, 2017

On this episode of The Real Baltimore, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle’s Dayvon Love and advocate Kim Trueheart explain their opposition to a mandatory minimum sentence for gun possession

Can Baltimore’s Mayoral Race Lead to Serious Change in Public Policy?

February 3, 2016

Journalists Jayne Miller, Luke Broadwater and Taya Graham debate whether there’s anything of substance thus far emerging from the low-key campaign for Baltimore’s top job

Baltimore City Mayoral coverage

January 27, 2016
In our ongoing series of interviews with Baltimore’s mayoral candidates, businessman David Warnock says he will focus on customer service at city hall and instituting a living wage for residents

City Council Strips Mayor of Key Powers, Protesters Rally to “Save Toronto”

November 17, 2013

Rob Ford becomes a mayor “in name only” as latest wave of allegations bring an admission of drunk driving and use of sexually explicit language

Detroit's Bankruptcy

November 7, 2013
Mike Duggan will be Detroit’s next mayor, but will he take on Detroit’s emergency manager?

Toronto police confirm existence of crack cocaine video; mayor dismisses calls for his resignation

November 2, 2013

Police investigation finds video consistent with existing media reports and leads to extortion charge of mayor’s friend and driver, Sandro Lisi

Protests In Spain

September 5, 2012
Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo has become the face of the growing protest movement in Spain. The mayor of a small town in Southern Spain called Marinaleda, he has become well-known for leading combative protests and sit-ins, including a protest in a supermarket in which food was taken and redistributed to the poor. But Sánchez Gordillo…