SUN DATA DESK

Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators 

Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say.

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Average length of foreclosure by state, by number of days

Average length of foreclosure by state, by number of days

Average length of foreclosure by state, by number of days

Find a food truck

Find a food truck

The Baltimore Sun keeps track of Maryland's most frequently moving gourmet eateries

Look up how Baltimore-area schools' AP classes compare [Database]

Look up how Baltimore-area schools' AP classes compare [Database]

The Advanced Placement data from high schools around Maryland show how great the academic divide is between the best students.

Elementary school MSA results - 2013

Maryland State Assessment results for elementary schools

Middle school MSA results - 2013

Maryland State Assessment results for middle schools

Does the state of Maryland owe you money?

The Maryland Comptroller's Office holds unclaimed property records on hundreds of thousands of accounts, which are worth hundreds of...

Enterprise zones

Baltimore enterprise zone tax breaks Click on a point to see information about...

SUN INVESTIGATES

Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates 

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review...

Where do FBI employees live? It's anyone's guess 

In the battle to lure the new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County, state officials frequently point to a study that finds the largest...

Dando investigation highlights differences in public records laws in Md., Fla.

There's more than one reason to call Florida the Sunshine State.

Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction 

Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring.