| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:06 PM
A painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir that was recently rediscovered appears to have been stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1951.
As a result of the discovery, the FBI has begun an investigation, and an auction scheduled for Saturday morning in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:10 PM
It was the art theft investigation that went nowhere.
When a landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir was stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art on Nov. 17, 1951, there were no newspaper headlines. The report filed by the Baltimore Police Department...
| Oct 14, 2012
Online listings offered the Northeast Baltimore home for rent at a bargain price. The problem? It's not for rent — it's for sale. And the owners had nothing to do with those ads.
This sort of scam proliferates on websites and in rental advertisers,...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team hopes to add a “...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston.
In his second week as executive...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Spare me. Spare me the calls to abolish Penn State's football program in the wake of findings by former FBI Chief Louis Freeh that Coach Joe Paterno and other men in power hid the crimes of child rapist/assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spare me...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:00 PM
What we knew before former FBI director Louis Freeh's investigation into the coverup of child sexual abuse by former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was bad enough, but as I listened to and then read Mr. Freeh's 200-page report, I was once...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Four Maryland hospitals will be contacting patients who might have come in contact with a health care worker infected with hepatitis C when he worked in the state between 2008 and 2010, according to the state health department.
David Matthew Kwiatkowski,...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:43 AM
The NCAA this morning announced stiff penalties on the Penn State football program, acting with unprecedented swiftness in response to a report detailing the repeated failure of officials there to act appropriately in response to long-time assistant coach...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:45 PM
A 6 year-old girl was one of the victims in the Colorado shooting ("Grieving residents cling to faith," July 22). Why was a 6-year-old attending a midnight screening of a violent, PG-13 movie?
How many more young children were wounded? I'm wondering if...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Sometimes, launching a book amid a brewing scandal can drive sales, but the author of a new bio of Joe Paterno is suffering from the backlash against the former Penn State football coach. As fallout from the child sex abuse scandal continues, publisher...