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

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...

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

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.

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

Hundley hits walk-off single as O's open Yankees series with 3-2 win in 10 innings

By definition, it was the New York Yankees who were in┬ápinstripes at Camden Yards for the Orioles’ 3-2 win in 10 innings Friday night.

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.

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.

Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children

Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children

Carroll County officials swiftly voiced opposition Friday to news that the federal government is eyeing a former military property near Westminster as a potential shelter for immigrant children — underscoring the challenge the Obama...

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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...

Who should pay the bill for illegal immigration? [Letter]

Let's fire the Balto. Co. Council [Letter]

Speaking on behalf of myself and not the new Norwood Holabird Community Association, I think people should be aware of what went on at the...

City could host immigrant children [Letter]

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland's federal delegation should be ashamed at themselves to block a plan by the Obama administration...

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...

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