| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:06 PM
UPDATE, 5:06 PM: In an email, a police spokesman said the agency was reversing course and would continue to post tweets about every reported shooting in the city. A full update will follow.
The Baltimore Police Department says it will scale back its use...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:52 PM
First came the decorations for the bags: a few words of inspiration, a drawing, and a heart with a pound sign scrawled inside. Next came the lunch: a turkey sandwich, an apple, an Oreo cookie and a water bottle — with most of the food paid for,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This column begins with Jane Austen, the English author of corseted drawing room romances who wrote anonymously and in secret out of a sense of propriety. A woman in Regency England simply did not bring public attention to herself.
Thanks, at least in...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Orioles slugger Chris Davis closed his Twitter account before the Orioles' last series of the first half -- simply because he said social media wasn’t his thing.
“I gave it about a year. I told [PR director Monica Barlow] I’d try it...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is a dedicated tweeter. When he's not at the ballpark, he shares photos of his dynamic taste in food and his love for his dog Missy to his more than 133,000 followers on Twitter. He often offers clever short quips after...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:18 AM
We already knew that Adam Jones was the Orioles' undisputed king of Twitter, but now he can add ESPN.com blogger to his digital resume.
With Buster Olney taking vacation this week -- or at least as much of a vacation you can take as a baseball writer in...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Several thousand city residents got an early wake-up call Friday from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake when a robocall for a back-to-school rally went out by mistake before 6 a.m.
"Just awoken by my own voice," Rawlings-Blake tweeted at 5:57 a.m. Friday....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police told residents that a robbery crew responsible for 20 or more attacks in North Baltimore and other areas may have coordinated their crimes through social media, and used a route that led to a cash-for-cell phne kiosk in Towson.
The account comes...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:25 AM
As a new school year begins, the Howard County Public School System is launching a fresh effort to reach out to students and parents via social media, inside and outside the classroom.
The school board updated the school system's social media and...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:43 PM
More than 3 inches of rain fell in a span of two hours in Ocean City on Thursday, causing several inches of flooding in low-lying parts of the resort town and along Coastal Highway.
At Ocean City Municipal Airport, on the mainland across from the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis understands that there are going to be whispers, and that those will grow louder if he continues his torrid home run pace.
He is, after all, a muscle-rippling power hitter with video-game home run totals. He knows the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development."
Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...