Former Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty Thursday to federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges stemming from a book deal scandal that led to her resignation last May.
Catherine Pugh, the former mayor of Baltimore who resigned in May amid a book deal scandal, was indicted on charges related to tax evasion and wire fraud, the US Attorney's Office in Baltimore announced Wednesday.
Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement.
The Baltimore City Council called Monday for Democratic Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign amid a scandal over a major purchase of children's books she authored by the University of Maryland Medical System and other groups.
Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will be taking an "indefinite leave of absence," her office announced Monday, citing a battle with pneumonia. The announcement comes at the same time she's facing a scandal over a major purchase of children's books she authored by the University of Maryland Medical System and other groups.
Baltimore's mayor on Friday ousted city Police Commissioner Kevin Davis in favor of one of his deputies, saying the city wasn't reducing violence fast enough amid a soaring homicide rate.
Baltimore may follow "in the footsteps of New Orleans" and remove the city's Confederate monuments, the city's mayor says.