Support grows for city zoning plan to reduce liquor stores: A proposed zoning rule that would reduce the number of liquor outlets in Baltimore, part of the city's first zoning overhaul in 40 years, is garnering increased support among some who believe it will make neighborhoods healthier and safer.
Speed camera vendor to get per-ticket 'bounty': Baltimore plans to pay its new speed camera contractor $11.20 per $40 citation — continuing its use of a so-called bounty system that Gov. Martin O'Malley and key state legislators say is illegal under Maryland law.
Years later, murder case still echoes for Ray Lewis, families: Priscilla Lollar's emotions are raw again, as one of the men charged in her son's slaying — Ravens star Ray Lewis — attracts national attention for his impending retirement and the team's playoff run.
Baltimore bid to host round-the-world Ocean Race is in final review: Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the global contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing.
Gunman critically wounds student in California school: A 16-year-old boy armed with a shotgun opened fire in a California high school classroom on Thursday, critically wounding a fellow student before two staff members talked him into surrendering the weapon, authorities said.
Haloti Ngata's remarkable body hurts. This season — his seventh overall and the second straight in which he's played through debilitating pain — the Ravens defensive tackle has thought more about his football mortality than ever before.
PREDICTIONS: In picking Saturday's Ravens-Broncos game, our writers weren't too optimistic about the Ravens' chances - except for one.