| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:08 PM
To head off problems such as the unruly, violent crowds that descended on Towson and downtown Baltimore this year, police departments locally and across the nation are seeking new ways to tap into Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:23 AM
Michael Phelps has his weight in gold medals and bragging rights to the title "Most Decorated Olympian of All Time." And now he's been immortalized in a Kanye West song.
West gives Phelps a shout-out on the song "The One," which is off his new...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Katie Moody, the Baltimore-based Patriots fan, who is known on Twitter as @katiebrady12 and who has caught major heat after firing off an insensitive tweet to Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, has issued a formal apology.
"I profoundly regret my...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Is anyone disturbed by the current trend of journalists reporting on social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, as if their contents were important breaking news?
Does The Sun not aspire to be a respected, award-winning purveyor of serious journalism?...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
On Tuesday, several media outlets, including The Sun, reported that Ravens rookie Courtney Upshaw had failed his conditioning test, missed Monday’s practice, and had been placed on the non-football injury list to begin training camp.
But a few...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:29 AM
This month, a critical link in the city's most essential public infrastructure hit a breaking point: A 120-year old water main burst, shutting down Light and Lombard streets, disrupting commutes and downtown businesses. Only 10 days later, a sink hole...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:23 PM
ATLANTA -- Tight end Ed Dickson salvaged an otherwise disappointing night for the Ravens' first-team offense by going up high and snatching a Joe Flacco pass for a 9-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of the preseason opener Thursday.
But on a...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 5:10 PM
An online rant by a man whose sister was killed in a car crash in Baltimore went viral this week after he accused Progressive Advanced Insurance Co. of siding with the driver whose car hit his sister's vehicle in June 2010.
Matt Fisher's Monday post on...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Michael Phelps has a tattoo on his hip of the Olympic rings. It's been there quite a while and peeps out from time to time when his shorts ride particularly low as they did today.
But with the shorts slung dangerously close to obscenity, what looked like...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Ravens fans seem to think a Twitter user, @KatieBrady12, might have taken her love for the New England Patriots one tweet too far last night, when she posted this on Twitter: “Hey, Smith, how about you call your bro and tell him all about your wi---...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Joey Bonavitacola, a 2012 graduate and former football player at Howard High School, died suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 23, Howard principal Gina Massella announced in a news release on Monday.
"The death of any member of our school community is a loss,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:10 PM
A city-owned playground in the Harwood neighborhood of North Baltimore that was substantially damaged in a fire last month and recently drew the attention of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will be rebuilt, according to city officials.
A claim to...