| Jun 5, 2011
The body of 13-year-old Tywonde' Jones lay under a white sheet behind a decrepit vacant home in Northwest Baltimore.
He had been stabbed and slashed 228 times. One-hundred and eighty-eight were puncture wounds, some as deep as six inches, piercing his...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you want to experience the work of street artist Gaia in its full scruffy glory, see it in the wild.
Drive south down North Collington Avenue, past Biddle and Eager and Chase. You will despair of spotting anything fresh in one blighted block after...
| Jun 26, 2011
Investment guru Peter Lynch once advised ordinary folks to "invest in what you know."
For many small investors, some of the companies they are most familiar with are the e-commerce and social media sites they use every day.
Now some of these private...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:35 AM
In 1992, when a pair of car thieves in suburban Maryland kidnapped a baby and dragged the child's mother to her death, Judge Dennis Sweeney's biggest free-press/fair-trial worry was ensuring that jurors didn't read the newspaper or listen to television or...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday granted a trial postponement to a man charged with leaving a device that police said appeared to be a bomb — a toilet equipped with electric gadgets — outside an administration building in...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:22 PM
A 22-year-old Charles Village woman who was reported missing more than three weeks ago was found unharmed in Baltimore Wednesday, Baltimore County police said.
Baltimore County police searched for Soojin Yeh, of the 2900 block of Charles Street after she...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 4:48 PM
A registered sex offender was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl he met online and sexually assaulting her 14-year-old friend.
James Mason III, 30, of Annapolis, had run-ins with the law starting at age 12, and this...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
There's no doubt the Internet has changed the way viewers, promoters and competitors view the day-to-day events of professional wrestling programming.
Whether the immediate availabity of information online has improved or harmed the product is beauty...
| May 6, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I don't care about George Zimmerman's MySpace page.
Granted, it was gratifying to read recently in The Miami Herald about his crude animus toward Mexicans ("soft a-- wannabe thugs") and his reference to a former girlfriend as an "ex-hoe." Given the way...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
You know that question of who, dead or alive, you'd want to invite to a dinner party?
I know, I hate it too. It's hard enough to plan the right mix and menu for an actual gathering, and make sure you don't invite people with the kind of romantic,...
| Nov 17, 2011
Jessica Lea Mayfield has packed a lot of living into her 22 years.
Though the sprightly singer/songwriter may only be a year past the legal drinking age, she's already released two albums and had one notable collaboration.
As a child, Mayfield toured...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A beer bottle was lit up like a Christmas tree on one Facebook page and flanked by stuffed animals in another.
Then there were the iPhone apps that allowed drinking enthusiasts to hunt for virtual trophies or monitor the weather through drink prices, and...