Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Michael Mayfield did it all — the Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a force on the mound for the baseball team, and was a youth ambassador and peer mediator.

Baltimore's best desserts [Pictures]

Baltimore's dining scene is now blossoming with talented and adventurous pastry chefs turning out tour-de-force desserts. We saved room in our list for some...

 Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

Regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes.

Obama says health law is working, private insurance enrollment at 8 million

LIVE COVERAGE: Baltimore News Watch blog

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Chelsea Clinton announces she is pregnant

Peter Schmuck's Orioles observation deck for April 17

Peter Schmuck's Orioles observation deck

Each week of the 2014 baseball season, Baltimore Sun columnist Peter Schmuck gives his take on four subjects involving the Orioles, then clears the bases with a final thought.

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

When Brooks Paternotte bought his 10-acre property in Owings Mills three years ago, it came with a chicken coop.

Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

'Dramatic shift' as investor group sweetens offer, wins creditor support.

as of 04:31PM ET 4/17/2014
DJIA
16408.54
-16.31
4/17/2014 4:31:00 PM
NASDAQ
4095.516
+9.291
4/17/2014 5:15:00 PM
S&P500
1864.85
+2.54
4/17/2014 4:31:00 PM
QUOTE:
Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

Is Ocean City the most dangerous place to live in Maryland? Even more dangerous than Baltimore?

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Our favorite Easter Sunday brunches are mostly buffet-style because we've found that's the best way for restaurants to manage the huge...

Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain

Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain after shaky workout in front of team officials

The Ravens reinstated middle linebacker Rolando McClain from the reserved/retired list just two days after he was unable to finish the team's conditioning test and struggled in individual drills.

Quint Kessenich: History says these teams are the NCAA lacrosse title contenders

Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley visited the Ravens, source says

Lacrosse a big hit for Doyle family of Towson

Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along...

FIND AN EVENT
What: Where:     >> Submit your event
No looking backward [Commentary]

No looking backward [Commentary]

Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care...

Photos: Transfat no-nos

Photos: Transfat no-nos

Every year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest reveals a restaurant or a list of manufactured goods that are less than healthy...

'Ban the box' law is a modest first step [Letter]

We're pleased that Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby's measure to address the employment discrimination faced by ex-offenders is moving...

Brown must face the music [Letter]

To vote in November for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor of our state will likely mean MOTS (More Of The Same) from Annapolis.

Hopkins strike is a PR disaster for Baltimore's biggest employer [Letter]

Having read Johns Hopkins Hospital President Ronald R. Peterson's recent commentary, it's easy to see why the institution is having problems...

Credit has its advantages [Letter]

I was surprised that Thomas F. Schaller didn't mention that some of us who "diligently pay the full monthly balance" on our credit cards...

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US

BLOGS

Jump to a Baltimore Sun Media Group blog

TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

THREE DAY FORECAST

Thursday
Partly cloudy
53° | 45°
Friday
Mostly cloudy
58° | 40°
Saturday
Partly cloudy
66° | 42°

SUN COLUMNISTS

YOUR OPINION

Jailed police officer [Poll]

Did a Baltimore judge make the right call in sentencing a city police officer to 45 days in jail for beating up a drug suspect who had broken into the home of the officer's girlfriend? Another officer set the stage for the attack.

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not sure