| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts.
He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:31 PM
It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772.
The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Vernon J. Holloway, who spent nearly 47 years as an independent newspaper carrier coursing through the back roads of northern Baltimore County delivering The Baltimore Sun and the News American to readers, died June 12 from respiratory failure at York...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The editor and publisher of Capital Gazette Communications, which publishes The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, will retire at the end of the year after more than 35 years at the daily, the publishing company's owner said Friday.
Tom Marquardt, who...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Since her first foray into painting using a kid's watercolor set, Alice Webb has come a long way.
Growing up in Annapolis in the 1950s and 1960s, she did needlework and crafted get-well cards for hospital patients at her mother's bidding. But she was...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
On Dec. 29, 1910, Westminster community leader Mary B. Shellman "supervised an annual holiday entertainment for inmates of the Carroll County Almshouse," according to a Baltimore Sun article published Dec. 30, 1910.
"Shellman began organizing the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:48 PM
The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Bonnie Lane stands in front of Baltimore's City Hall, arms crossed, lips pursed, on a mission.
Her stance is memorialized in a photo and article on the pages of Word on the Street, the fledgling newspaper she helped launch nearly a year ago. The...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84.
"Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...