After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

After a tumultuous year, slugger Nelson Cruz has never been happier

Though drug scandal remains part of his story, Cruz is beloved by fans, teammates as he readies for All-Star Game.

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

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

Family describes Justin Diggs as an honor student.

For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories, and signed up for clubs and other school activities.

Peter Schmuck's O's Observation Deck for July 12

Peter Schmuck's Observation Deck

Each week of the 2014 baseball season, Peter Schmuck gives his take on subjects involving the Orioles.

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, a career in professional football adds up

Every time John Urschel has found himself at a crossroads for his life path, his mother has nudged him toward a life of academia. Every time, football's pull proved stronger.

Ravens' Urschel distinguished himself as a lineman, student and teacher

Ubaldo Jimenez heading to disabled list with ankle injury | VIDEO

With International Crown, the future will be here in Owings Mills

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...

Hopkins Hospital service workers approve contract

Hopkins Hospital service workers approve contract

Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract that gives all workers raises and would set a...

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