| Oct 9, 2013
He was one of the most important figures of his day, a man who was tortured to death at the hands of his enemies. Yet no fingerprints were taken, no body was ever found, and the deed took place long before crime fighters had access to DNA profiling.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Thanks to Congress, I have more free time than usual. I am a federal employee, but my job does not entail the protection of life or property. I am “nonessential.” So, while the Congress and president are split on how to fund government...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:31 PM
With a name like John Smith, the shtick about being the "every man" writes itself.
For John Mathew Smith, a City Council candidate running for a seat in Ward 1 in this November's election, it's not a gimmick; it's the truth.
"I'm a regular guy who...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:12 PM
At 2 a.m. one morning in March 2010, photographer David Hobby was wandering, awestruck, around a gilded palace in Southwest Asia as the royal guest of a monarch.
"I thought to myself, 'Holy crap! I'm in the sultan's palace in Oman, and no one's even...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Amid a red-brick sea of commercial offices, chain businesses and small eateries, a new seasonal shop has popped up in the main-street area of Dundalk, featuring work by local artisans, photographers and other vendors.
The Holiday Gallery and Gifts Pop-...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It was several years ago when I made a trip to Las Vegas and in a minute, came across a saying that is nothing but true.
I recall me and my friend, John, sitting down at an ESPN Zone restaurant for a meal when I noticed my soft drink coaster on the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve."
The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Every July, the Blanks family packs up its minivan for a week on the Delaware shore, a week they use to simply be together around the anniversary of a stillborn son delivered seven years ago last week.
But when a motorist — who failed to remain at...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Enjoy a fall day at the beach while brushing up on your film knowledge at the Rehoboth Independent Film Festival. The five-day event by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society begins Wednesday, Nov. 6, and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
David E. Traub, who photographed Baltimore for nearly six decades for the postcard and tourist souvenir business he founded, died of complications from cancer Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Slade Avenue resident was 91.
"His skies are always a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Growing up in Beechfield during the 1930s, James K. Lightner had an interest in photography and history.
That interest led the 11-year-old Lightner and his parents to join the crowds that invaded Gettysburg during the first few days of July 1938.