When he first heard that a white police officer had fatally shot a young black man near St. Louis last summer, the Rev. Jamal Bryant got a sick feeling in his stomach.
More than 1,000 mourners paid their last respects to two widely esteemed public servants at separate funerals Sunday, one for a Baltimore police officer who died 10 days ago of injuries he sustained in a November crash, a second for a Bel Air paramedic who was killed while helping a motorist...
National Episcopal officials will reassess the process by which the church elected a bishop now accused in the hit-and-run death of a prominent local bicyclist, the head of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wrote in a letter to members Tuesday.
He has been a second- or third-stringer – a utility guy, a backup – for virtually all his professional life.
He was working later than he'd hoped to one New Year's Eve, and when his boss finally let him go at 11:30 p.m., Pieter Bickford bolted from the office, ready to have some fun.
There's an icy chill in the air, and a slow drizzle is beginning to fall from slate-gray skies, but at one entrance to the Wal-Mart Super Center in Lansdowne, Delatha Fields is generating a palpable warmth.
Four decades ago, one of the area's oldest synagogues moved from its longtime home in the city to a sprawling campus in Pikesville, becoming part of a sweeping postwar exodus of Jews to the northwestern suburbs.
The family will gather at Bill and Rose Stevens' two-story home in Perry Hall early Thursday afternoon, just as they've done every Thanksgiving for 25 years.