Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?

Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it? 

Today is Baltimore's 285th birthday. Or is it? On July 30, 1729, the colonial assembly of Maryland passed the bill that established Baltimore as a town. But some historians say deciding what day to celebrate the city's birth isn't so simple.

New Jersey officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

NJ officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

A police officer who shot and killed a Lansdowne man last summer after a road rage incident along Route 3 was found not guilty on all counts.

Worst trades in Baltimore sports history

With baseball's non-waiver trade deadline arriving Thursday afternoon, The Baltimore Sun has ranked the 10 best and 10 worst deals in Baltimore sports history.

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina 

The Baseball Hall of Fame reduced the number of years a player can remain on the ballot from 15 years to 10 last weekend.

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year 

State regulators on Tuesday rejected rate increases for taxis and ordered all operators to install new credit-card-reading smart meters by the end of the year.

43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks

Baltimore finance director departs for Cincinnati job

Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013 

The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013.

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Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Browse photos of recent Maryland weddings -- from traditional church ceremonies to quirky, Baltimore-themed celebrations.

Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year 

Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert.

Ravens rookie Brent Urban carted off field, Timmy Jernigan limps into training room

Ravens rookie Brent Urban carted off field, Timmy Jernigan limps into training room

Two of the Ravens' most promising defensive rookies suffered injuries Wednesday at training camp. Brent Urban and Timmy Jernigan are both being evaluated by team medical personnel.

It's Farm Fair time in Harford!

It's Farm Fair time in Harford!

Are you ready for the fair?

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President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

Hillary Rodham Clinton — imagine if she runs and wins!

Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal

Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal

A blood test that monitors changes in one specific gene may someday allow doctors to predict those likely to attempt suicide.

Refugee claims of migrant children must be taken seriously [Letter]

I was distressed and saddened by Ellen Sauerbrey's letter published on July 24, regarding unaccompanied minors entering the United States...

Build on rising consumer confidence [Letter]

Does the recent uptick in consumer confidence indicate that the agendas of the White House and Congress are misaligned with middle class...

Double jeopardy for Ray Rice? [Letter]

Here's what bothers me about the Ray Rice punishment: Don't we already have a criminal-justice system?

Reimer shows prejudice in immigration demonstration column [Letter]

Susan Reimer's op-ed about a peaceful demonstration in Annapolis lacked any substance....

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