| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:04 AM
George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window.
"There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday.
Baltimore County Police Chief...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith found himself embroiled in a minor controversy because of a picture that he posted on his Instagram account this morning.
The picture showed his brother wearing pink socks with flowers on them and included the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Tuesday that he will push for raising the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an hour over the next two years, with automatic increases after that to keep pace with inflation.
O'Malley appeared at an evening rally outside...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Before day two of the first annual NFL Pro Bowl Draft began tonight, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker took to his Twitter account to campaign for one of the game’s captains, Deion Sanders, to take him with his first selection.
Tucker had to wait a...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news.
Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:25 AM
"Stamford, you have a problem."
That, along with just utter shock at exactly what I was seeing, was all I could think of as Batista was standing tall at the end of Sunday's Royal Rumble match. Batista winning wasn't the shocking part. The shocking...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:02 PM
McDonogh offensive lineman Jared Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to play football at North Carolina next season, apparently concluding a recruitment that took a turn late last year when the four-star prospect decommitted from Maryland.
Cohen posted a...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
It’s hard to be too critical of any NFL telecast that delivers the kind of images CBS did Sunday following Jacoby Jones’ touchdown catch that put the Ravens up 19-3 over the New York Jets.
The money shot with five seconds left in the third...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:08 AM
What an exciting night for "The Voice."
The results are in, and coach Adam Levine has been awarded People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. But that’s not why we watch. America decided, and the Top 8 contestants were revealed after seven were...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Jonathon Owen's post at Arrant Pedantry, "12 Mistakes Nearly Everyone Who Writes About Grammar Mistakes Makes," has prompted some lively discussion in the comments and on Facebook and Twitter.* Someone took exception to his first point, about treating...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:50 AM
After a night filled with awesome performances, it was time to say goodbye to two contestants. For the first time this season, it wasn’t up to the coaches to decide, but rather the people at home. In an interesting turn of events at the very end...