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Cupcake business is a family affair

Cupcake business is a family affair

At the three-year-old Kupcakes & Co. in Elkridge, there's more to the story than cupcakes, custom cakes and other baked goods.

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Just as the statistics-heavy "Moneyball" approach changed how teams build rosters, the scheduling solution can lie in math.

New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. Governing has been even tougher.

Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

Gansler says state will sue BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct

The Senator named one of top 20 movie theaters in the world

John Ostrowski, sausage maker who owned Fells Point shop, dies | VIDEO

Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

In a few weeks, 17-year-old Michael Mayfield was set to walk the stage at the Edmondson-Westside High School graduation.

Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville

Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville

Catonsville residents Edward Williams and Lorraine Imwold have been busy since December planning an outdoor art festival for the spring.

Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

A Street resident has been charged in connection with starting a three-alarm field and woods fire April 10 that burned more than four acres.

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with community

Members of gay community said they still feel targeted, disrespected or left to fend for themselves.

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through the screening.

Plane from BWI makes 'expedited' landing for security issue

A flight out of BWI was forced to make a hasty landing in Indianapolis Wednesday due to a security...

Dan Rodricks: A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case

Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of...

New MVA license renewal rule frustrates 21-year-olds, Harford liquor inspector says

A new MVA rule forbidding younger people from renewing their driver's license in person is getting...

Elderly man killed in Salisbury home invasion

A 72-year-old man was killed and another man injured in a home invasion in Salisbury early Wednesday...

Harford airport gets OK to expand despite residents' objections

Harford County's zoning hearing examiner has recommended a special exception be granted to Harford...

Man struck by car and killed in Westminster

A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday,...

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

When Brooks Paternotte bought his 10-acre property in Owings Mills three years ago, it came with a...

Man killed in shooting in NW Baltimore

A man was shot and killed on the northern edge of Gwynns Falls Park Wednesday evening, police said.

Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home

A Baltimore judge sent a police officer to jail on Wednesday for 45 days after he was convicted of...

Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

UM graduate shepherded film "Make Your Move" from beginning to end.

Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives...

Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony...

Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

A freeze warning is again in effect across the region for early Thursday morning.

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday...

Z on TV: Don Scott leaving WJZ-TV in July

Don Scott announced that he's retiring from WJZ-TV July 12.

SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday

Although there was a significant public outcry in 2009 when State Highway Administration officials...

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case - April 17, 2014 - Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of Esther Lebowitz in the news was Nick...

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Jacques Kelly

Center for at-risk youths housed in Brooklyn landmark - March 7, 2014 - I crossed the Patapsco River and arrived in Brooklyn in search of the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development. It was not hard to spot...