| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:02 PM
When Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock arrived home to Baltimore this week, the first item on her wish list was finding the stranger who saved her life amid the chaos that followed the April attack.
The 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On the face of it, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young's local hiring bill sounds eminently reasonable. When Baltimore spends its residents' tax dollars, why shouldn't it do so in a way that supports hiring city residents, particularly...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Kwame Kwei-Armah is turning up the floodlights on Center Stage.
It's been not quite two years since the British-born playwright became artistic director of Maryland's largest regional theater. With his production of two button-pushing dramas nicknamed...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:14 AM
Just when it was starting to look like cable news might have actually learned something from its rush-to-judgment sins in covering the Newtown massacre, John King, CNN and Fox News showed Wednesday how shaky and journalistically confused even the genre'...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After spending 15 hours Friday locked on coverage of the manhunt in Boston, here are my picks for the highs, lows and deeper media stories of this remarkable day and night.
The best moment belonged to Diane Sawyer and ABC News for a phone interview...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:46 PM
I grew up in a different era when you could listen to the sounds of the Boston Marathon on the radio during Patriots Day without hearing the sounds of explosions. I recall cheering for the likes of Johnny Kelley and Bill Rodgers winning for the United...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East."
Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:10 PM
One of the driving principles in the live and late-breaking world of TV news is to just keep moving on. Don’t dwell too long on yesterday’s mistakes, or you’ll miss today’s big story.
But the mistakes made by social media and...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 1:03 PM
An 8-year-old boy was among the three people killed and at least 176 people injured, many severely, by a pair of explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. According to The Boston Globe, the boy, Martin Richard, was with his...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
It is hard not to give in to despair.
In the hours since bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, forever marking in blood a day that celebrates spring, our nation's founding and the joy of the human body, there has been a lot of talk...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace is being sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which is...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The Orioles have granted the Boston Red Sox permission to interview Rick Peterson for their pitching coach position, and he will interview for the job, an industry source confirmed.
Peterson spent this year as the Orioles’ director of pitching...