Byron Haskins recently tried to outsmart the Baltimore Beltway traffic that bedevils his commute between home in Cockeysville and work at the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn. Slipping onto a series of surface streets, he made it as far as Northern Parkway.
With U.S. Treasury officials committing to a putting a woman on a redesigned $10 bill, a front-runner for that numismatic honor appears to be Maryland's own Harriet Tubman.
George W. Huguely V., who is serving a 23-year prison sentence for killing Yeardley Love, his ex-girlfriend and fellow University of Virginia lacrosse player, has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
City officials who for years have tried to close liquor stores located in residential neighborhoods have a new incentive at their disposal: the interest-free loans available to businesses damaged in the rioting that followed Freddie Gray's April 27 funeral.
The charred remains of Grace Lyo's store in Sandtown attract plenty of attention these days. Neighbors stop to offer hugs and sympathy. Someone driving by asks if it happened during the riots — it did — and says he's sorry.
As city and state officials tally the toll from rioting and looting in Baltimore in April, Maryland Lottery officials are also accounting for losses.
When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore.
Bonnie Mooney's son struggled for several years with a heroin addiction, but after stints in rehab and prison had recovered to the point that he could work again as an electrician.