Ethan McLeod

Ethan McLeod is a senior editor for the daily news website Baltimore Fishbowl, and has also reported for DCist, Slate, Leafly, and elsewhere.

A photo of Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci Jr.,

Un-Corrupting City Hall

These cities all suffered notorious municipal scandals. What have officials and voters done to tackle corruption and keep it from happening again?

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Baltimore Plays Catch-and-Release for Weed Arrests

The city’s prosecutors won’t charge people for marijuana possession, but police are still making arrests. Result: a hazy cannabis stalemate.