| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:01 PM
A new Harford County task force is set to take on the thorny issue of traffic safety and how to prevent what safety officials have called a disturbingly high number of traffic fatalities.
At its meeting Tuesday, the Harford County Council unanimously...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The word went out on Tuesday afternoon — appropriately enough, Valentine's Day — that two House of Delegates committees charged with considering legislation authorizing same-sex marriage would hold a vote at 4:30 p.m. to decide whether the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Walter Focke Herman, the former real estate editor of the old News American, who had earlier been a Baltimore Sun sports writer, died of multiple organ failure March 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Roland Park resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore and...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Doonesbury fans may have a hard time finding their favorite strip this week, as some newspapers shy away from Garry Trudeau's hard-edged lampooning of a Texas abortion law.
In a week-long series, Trudeau takes direct aim at the law, which requires...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 78.
In her more than two-...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:30 AM
One of the biggest aspects of the Penn State tragedy that has been overlooked is the courage and tenacity of the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. While many details remain unclear, one thing that is apparent is that Penn State was a dominating and...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The Baltimore Jewish Times, whose parent company's assets were ordered liquidated by a bankruptcy judge Friday, will be in mailboxes and on newsstands at the end of next week, the newspaper's publisher said Saturday.
But unless a new owner takes over the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Chris Korman is a content editor for The Baltimore Sun and has overseen, at various times, the newspaper's Ravens coverage, its Sunday sports section, its sports enterprise reporting and the horse racing coverage. A graduate of Penn State and the...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 6:22 PM
Jeff Burdick and his next-door neighbors have nearly identical two-story rowhouses, on the same block of East Clement Street with the same public schools and the same city trash pickup. But one striking difference is the $5,300 he pays in yearly...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:19 AM
The Orioles don’t play until tonight, but I figured I’d give you something baseball-related to read today.
Bert Sugar, best known as a boxing historian, died Sunday from cardiac arrest. He was 75.
Sugar is remembered for wearing his fedora,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Baltimore's Afro-American newspaper has a rich photo archive — 1.5 million images dating from the Depression, World War II and the civil rights era up to today.
But one of the nation's oldest African-American newspapers didn't have the hundreds...