| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:03 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is Arcchbishop...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:36 AM
In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
A suspect on a "one-man crime spree" shot and killed a person Friday after a botched carjacking, authorities said, then took his life after drawing officers into an hours-long standoff at a Baltimore nonprofit.
The morning incident, which closed roads...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84.
Ms. Pennewell was born to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Main Street Tower, a popular Bel Air restaurant on Main Street known for its seafood and classic Italian cuisine, has been forced to get rid of its rooftop deck tent.
According to Kevin L. Small, director of planning and community development for the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Date: Dec. 6 and 7
Her story: Zaineb Makhzoumi, 33, grew up in Lutherville. She is a dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her parents, Hassan and Rayya Makhzoumi, emigrated from Beirut...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:42 PM
For the second time in three days, Anne Arundel County police say a child was left alone in a cold vehicle at the Arundel Mills complex in Hanover.
Police say a man left his 6-year-old grandson in the mall parking lot near Best Buy on Thursday as snow...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Date: Dec. 31
Her story: Julie Russell, 31, grew up in White Marsh. She is a pediatric nurse on a neuro-behavioral unit, where she works with autistic children. Her parents, Bettyann and Robert Russell, live in White Marsh.
His story: Eric Gullett,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Police found a decomposing body floating in an industrial area Thursday at the mouth of the Inner Harbor, a grim discovery that marks the ninth time since October a person has turned up dead in the waters of Downtown Baltimore.
Investigators say they...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Amid a bloody start to the New Year following a violent 2013, City Council members asked police leaders at a hearing Tuesday whether they've changed something for the worse.
"Baltimore has come too far to let the violence of years past return," said...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Hopefully, everyone enjoyed a wonderful beginning to 2014! A new year always provides us a chance to begin again, to make new promises to ourselves and others, and hopefully succeed in our new endeavors. The students returned to school quickly following...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Fred Medinger hit the nail on the head ("Fireworks shock and intimidate," Jan. 13). As a fellow resident of Baltimore County, I have experienced the same problems in my neighborhood on New Year's Eve (from midnight until 2 a.m.) and on July 4th (usually...