12-year-old killed by falling tree identified as Pikesville Middle student

12-year-old killed by falling tree identified as Pikesville Middle student

The 12-year-old boy killed by a falling tree during a thunderstorm in Carroll County July 8 has been identified as a Pikesville Middle School student named Justin Diggs (left).

Nick Hundley hits walk-off single as Orioles open Yankees series with 3-2 win in 10 innings

By definition, it was the New York Yankees who were in pinstripes at Camden Yards on Friday night.

Hundreds demonstrate against Baltimore violence

As hundreds of men marching against violence Friday night along Baltimore's North Avenue passed Gina Williams' vehicle, she applauded.

Orioles thoughts and observations: pitching vs. Yankees, 2012 comparisons and Showalter's retort

Orioles thoughts and observations: pitching vs. Yankees, 2012 comparisons and Showalter's retort

The New York Yankees typically are known as a patient team at the plate, one that works counts and fouls off pitches to extend opponents’ pitch counts.

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.

Shifts in Maryland math curricula shown in test scores

Investigators working to determine where man was shot in Baltimore

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.

Former Orioles 2B Brian Roberts says return to Baltimore will be 'weirdest moment'

Ex-Oriole Brian Roberts says return to Baltimore will be 'weirdest moment'

Yankees second baseman Brian Roberts has already played against his old team several times this season, but his first trip to Baltimore as an opposing player was definitely different.

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Here's a collection of a few of the dogs, cats and other critters in the Baltimore area who need homes. Be sure to check with the shelter before you go to verify that the animal you want is still there.

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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.

Clean up the bay before it's too late [Letter]

I am writing in response to Chris Wood's commentary about pollution in the Chesapeake Bay ("Trout, the bay — and your drinking water...

Global needs: food and birth control [Letter]

While writer Mike Gesker ("U.S....

Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]

The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian...

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