| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
In 2007, Steve Bisciotti made his first major decision as the majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens. He fired Brian Billick, in part because the team had just gone 5-11 to miss the playoffs for the third time in four years, but also because he wanted...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Lenny Moore and Lydell Mitchell were two of Penn State's greatest players, and not surprisingly, became two of the greatest Baltimore Colts. Two weeks ago they drove to State College, Pa., to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, who died Sunday and who they...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Singer Mario knows from first-hand experience how it is to grow up with a parent with substance abuse problems and now he wants to use what he knows to help other kids.
The Baltimore native, whose mother has suffered from drug abuse for years, is using...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The corner of Orleans and Central in East Baltimore was swarming with anticipation.
Dunbar's boys basketball team had a big game to play, which meant an eager crowd began forming outside the school's gym doors more than two hours before the opening tip....
| Jan 29, 2012
In this week's State of the Union address, President Obama announced to cheers the formation of a new Justice Department unit tasked with going after the big banks and mortgage companies whose reckless lending led to the collapse of the housing market and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox was arrested on Wednesday at a public hearing chaired by Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, a Capitol Police spokeswoman confirmed.
Fox, whose 2010 documentary “Gasland” raised environmental concerns about the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:04 PM
A federal court judge on Thursday sentenced 21-year-old Romesh Vance, who was featured in a 2005 documentary about Baltimore boys sent to boarding school in Kenya, to 70 months in prison for participating in a drug conspiracy at the Gilmor Homes public...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:33 PM
A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
The Secret World of Arriety
This Means War
BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET)
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:16 PM
A quilt made by a prominent African-American textile artist and teacher was stolen during a burglary this month from the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, where it was on loan.
The red-and-gold quilt owned by Joan M.E. Gaither, a...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:26 AM
The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...
| Jan 10, 2012
So far, winter temperatures in our area have felt mild, thus confusing some early spring-blooming plants. In my yard, winter jasmine has broken out in happy yellow bloom and daffodil sprouts have bravely popped above the surface of the earth.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Natasha Brown-Wainwright, 41, still calls it The Twitter. She doesn't upload photos to Facebook without her 16-year-old daughter's help. Her grasp of the Web is fuzzy.
But last summer, she decided to get a clue and join the latest, buzziest social...