| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 PM
The city's Board of Finance violated transparency laws by meeting behind closed doors to approve more than $100 million in public financing for the massive Harbor Point development southeast of the Inner Harbor, a state panel ruled.
In response to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:16 AM
I never thought the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case deserved nearly the attention it got. But reasonable people can disagree about that. What strikes me as unconscionable, however, is the way the supposedly objective media have not only...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A man who was shot by an Aberdeen Police Department officer at a Route 40 motel on Monday night was ordered held without bail Thursday on several charges related to the incident.
Terrance D. Kisto, 34, of the 1300 block of Tralee Circle in Aberdeen,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:31 PM
There was no question that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law when he released hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. He admitted as much in pleading guilty to a number of the lesser charges against him, and his motivations —...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Pope Francis did not this week change church doctrine toward gays and lesbians. He did not condone same-sex marriage. Nor did he suggest he approves of homosexuality. But in one short sentence, the leader of the Catholic Church fundamentally shifted the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your editorial on Maryland's historically black colleges and universities, U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's recent ruling on the issue is an opportunity for the state to help its HBCUs garner the resources they need to succeed ("Maryland...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Oct 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A federal district court judge handed Maryland's historically black colleges and universities a partial and in many respects problematic victory last week. She denied them the monetary damages they sought but ruled that the state may not allow its...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Maryland gun dealers have sold more firearms in the first nine months of this year than in all of 2011 and 2012 combined, the state police said Wednesday.
Buyers have applied to purchase 117,009 guns this year as lawmakers debated and enacted some of...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Harry Yuspa had many relatives in the Baltimore area — some have lived at the same addresses for 40 years. Yet prosecutors said they couldn't find any to let them know the man convicted of killing Yuspa would soon be released.
That meant none of...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Lise Lorentzen, of Bel Air, won a white ribbon in the "National Exhibition of Folk Art in the Norwegian Tradition" at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.
The exhibition is Vesterheim's major summer show and was held June 11 to July 27. The awards...