The Week That Was

December 02, 2007

Rail safety again at issue

Baltimore officials are urging CSX to curtail rail traffic during events after a train carrying hazardous material derailed near M&T Bank Stadium.

Hornsby case ends in mistrial

The public corruption trial of Andre J. Hornsby ended with a jury deadlocked in the case against the former Prince George's County schools chief.

State raids company with ties to mayor

The offices of Doracon Contracting, one of Baltimore's largest developers, was raided by the Maryland state prosecutor's office in a probe into spending at City Hall.

Schaefer sculpture rejected

An artist's proposed design for a larger-than-life statue of former Mayor William Donald Schaefer at the Inner Harbor failed to win approval from Baltimore's Public Art Commission.

Cameras may target speeders

The O'Malley administration plans to ask the General Assembly for authority to set up speed cameras at highway construction sites.

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