Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile" individuals, a two-month investigation by The Baltimore Sun has found.

Yankees rookie deadens Orioles bats

Chris Tillman lost his fifth game this season and the Orioles lost their chance at a sweep of the Yankees after rookie Shane Greene didn't allow a hit until the...

Feds dismiss Carroll Co. site as shelter for immigrant children

A vacant military property near Westminster will not shelter immigrant children, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told local officials.

In ailing AL East, Orioles need to get wins while the getting is good

Peter Schmuck: In ailing AL East, Orioles need to get wins while the getting is good

It has become fairly obvious that the team that makes the playoffs out of the American League East — and there probably will be only one — will be the team that best weathers what has been a division race influenced by an unusual amount...

100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going

Jacques Kelly: 100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going

Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown.

Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

Power plants coming to electricity hungry region

Maryland, which imports a large chunk of its power, has new plants in the queue amid a years-long industry battle

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Forget a pump part? Vending machine solves breastfeeding mothers' dilemma

Vending machine for breastfeeding mothers

Every working breastfeeding mother has had it happen: You're ready to pump when you discover you forgot a crucial piece of equipment.

'House of Cards,' 'Veep,' 'Treme,' Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations

House of Cards, Veep, Treme, Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations

There was a strong Baltimore flavor to the nominations for the 2014 Emmys announced today.

For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, playing football adds up

For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, career in professional football adds up

Every time John Urschel found himself at a crossroads, his mother nudged him toward academia. Every time, football's pull proved stronger -- and now the rookie will try to make it with the Ravens.

Double shooting reported in Annapolis

Double shooting reported in Annapolis

Annapolis police are investigating a double shooting at the Robinwood public housing complex.

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Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Learn about the wide variety of careers in the health-care field in the words of local professionals.

Let's fire the Balto. Co. Council [Letter]

Speaking on behalf of myself and not the new Norwood Holabird Community Association, I think people should be aware of what went on at the...

City could host immigrant children [Letter]

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland's federal delegation should be ashamed at themselves to block a plan by the Obama administration...

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