River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12

River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12

As Doug High recounted the events surrounding a deadly storm that hammered a religious summer camp in Carroll County, he was struck by his injured daughter's words. The first thing she asked when he picked her up at the hospital was, "Daddy, why did God do this to our camp?"

Maryland's famous crustacean: from the Bay to the table

Take a stroll down memory lane with retro crabbing photos from The Sun's archives.

City seeks to curb pre-K and kindergarten suspensions

Thornton says more needs to be done to support young disruptive students, but not when others are in danger

Orioles closely monitoring Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, sources say

Orioles closely monitoring Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, sources say

According to industry sources, the Orioles have been closely monitoring and gathering background information on Colorado Rockies veteran left-hander Jorge De La Rosa.

Summer outdoor movie festivals [Pictures]

Summer outdoor movie festivals

Looking to catch a great flick under the stars? These outdoor movie series will keep you entertained all summer long.

Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops including three in Baltimore

Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops including three in Baltimore

The Wall Street Journal is reporting: Gourmet cupcake shop Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. said it is closing all stores, including three in the Baltimore area, and ceasing operation following years of financial trouble.

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The eclectic farms of Baltimore farm-to-table [Pictures]

The eclectic farms of Baltimore farm-to-table [Pictures]

A look at five types of area farmers helping to propel the foodie movement.

For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence

For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence

'Pop Psychology' quartet headlines Rams Head Live on Friday.

Versatile role envisioned for Dennis Pitta

Versatile role envisioned for Ravens TE Dennis Pitta in new system

Dennis Pitta expects to have a versatile role in Gary Kubiak's offense, including splitting out as an extra wide receiver, working out of the backfield and lining up as a traditional tight end.

Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation

Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation

The Howard County Animal Shelter announced Wednesday that it is $81,796 richer, thanks to an unexplained bequest from the will of a Columbia woman. 

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America's refugee crisis  [Editorial]

America's refugee crisis [Editorial]

The flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America across the United States' southern border in recent months has raised a knotty problem for Congress and President Barack Obama: What do you call thousands of children illegally entering the...

Study shows minimally invasive surgery underused

Study shows minimally invasive surgery underused

Open surgeries lead to poorer outcomes, but laparoscopic procedures not always chosen

Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]

Jenny Black, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Maryland, has condemned the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and another...

Sun's coverage of killings anti-Semitic [Letter]

On June 12, three Jewish teenage students in Israel were kidnapped and shortly afterward murdered. Their bodies were not discovered until...

Deny job to smoker? That's going too far [Letter]

I'm not a cigarette smoker, although I did try to get myself addicted when I was a kid. I smoked Camel no filters for a year but I never...

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