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  • Triffon Alatzas named top editor of Baltimore Sun Media Group

    Triffon Alatzas named top editor of Baltimore Sun Media Group
    Triffon G. Alatzas, who has served The Baltimore Sun as head of digital media and also led the sports and business departments, was named top editor of the 176-year-old news organization Wednesday. As executive editor and a senior vice president of...
  • Man wanted for murder in Pa. charged in rape of 13-year-old Pikesville girl

    Man wanted for murder in Pa. charged in rape of 13-year-old Pikesville girl
    A man wanted in Pennsylvania for killing two boys during a drug deal was arrested early this month by Baltimore County police and has been charged with raping a 13-year-old Pikesville girl. John J. Gonce, 28, of Secane, Pa., who was charged in the...
  • Utilities defend 'smart meters' before Public Service Commission

    Utilities defend 'smart meters' before Public Service Commission
    Four major electricity providers defended the safety of "smart meters" Tuesday at a hearing called by the Maryland Public Service Commission after commissioners read reports of similar meters overheating and catching fire in Southeastern Pennsylvania....
  • Despite speculation, Alonso is not a finalist for Philadelphia job

    Speculation that Andres Alonso would leave the Baltimore City school CEO job for a new superintendent post has been rampant for years. Whenever an opening for the top job in an urban district appeared, Alonso's name seemed to be mentioned. He has always...
  • Convicted ref still a gambling man

    — Tim Donaghy says he doesn't bet on basketball anymore. But basketball gambling is what pays his bills these days. Like a recovering alcoholic tending bar for his old drinking buddies, the ex-NBA referee has been breaking down game tape and...
  • Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue

    Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue
    The Orioles are deep into negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring right-hander Joe Blanton, but the amount of money the Orioles would have to pick up could be a sticking point in reaching an agreement before Tuesday's 4 p.m. non-waiver...
  • This diamond is a cut above

    This diamond is a cut above
    ARCHITECTURE REVIEW You'll see it in the red brick walls and arches that surround the playing field. You'll see it in the Camden Green logo of the 1890s Baltimore Baseball Club, emblazoned at the end of each row of seats. You'll see it in the vintage...
  • Controversy spices up this year's college graduation speeches

    Graduation speeches can be pretty boring. But recent controversies are making this year an exception, with some graduates getting speeches perhaps more topical than they were expecting. So far this commencement season, the big story had been the rash of...
  • Tom Gola dies at 81; Philadelphia basketball star excelled in college, pros

    Tom Gola, a Philadelphia-born athlete once described by the late UCLA coach John Wooden as "the greatest all-around basketball player" he had ever seen, died Sunday at a care facility in Meadowbrook, Pa. He was 81. Gola had been convalescing since...
  • Nicholas Oresko dies at 96; Medal of Honor recipient

    Nicholas Oresko, an Army master sergeant who was badly wounded as he single-handedly took out two enemy bunkers during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945, died Friday. The World War II veteran was 96 and had been the nation's oldest living Medal of Honor...
  • Michael Moses Ward dies at 41; sole surviving child of MOVE bombing

    Michael Moses Ward dies at 41; sole surviving child of MOVE bombing
    Michael Moses Ward, one of two survivors of the 1985 bombing of the militant group MOVE in a Philadelphia neighborhood and the only child to make it out alive, has died at 41. Ward died aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean, according to the Brevard...
  • Town to ring in New Year with giant mushroom

    Town to ring in New Year with giant mushroom
    Cities and towns across the country each have their own unique ways of ushering in the New Year. The orange drop in Orlando, the peach drop in Atlanta and the crystal ball drop in New York City are just a few of the objects used on New Years Eve...