| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
An estimated 300 people waited in line Tuesday evening at Barnes and Noble in Bel Air to get an autograph from Baseball Hall of FamerCal Ripken Jr., who was signing copies of his newest book released Monday.
The book, "Super-sized Slugger," is the second...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:56 PM
City and state lawmakers called Monday for stepped-up scrutiny of property tax credit programs in Baltimore, after a Baltimore Sun investigation found that chronic errors have cost the city millions of dollars in lost revenue, despite warnings...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore police conceded on Tuesday that officers inappropriately allowed hundreds of St. Patrick's Dayrevelers to turn Canton's public square into an unsanctioned outdoor beer garden, but authorities also pleaded for people to party responsibly.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Baltimore officials are seeking to award contracts for the city's lucrative towing business, closing a loophole that allowed a small circle of companies to dominate the $4 million-a-year industry while bypassing the city's competitive bidding system.
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:43 PM
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois officially is playing in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against UCLA on New Year's Eve, but for the Illini it's already being branded as the Redemption Bowl.
"There's no better way to redeem yourself than to go out and win,"...
| Dec 6, 2011
Champs Sports worth look
When the bowl matchups were announced Sunday night, it was easy to pick out the must-see games and the ones that are simply background noise to your in-laws' holiday visit.
Of the pre-New Year'...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Chew on this: Adults — not children — account for 65 percent of gummi candy consumption in the United States.
And that appetite is growing, if Haribo of America Inc.'s sales are any indication.
U.S. sales for the Woodlawn-based division of...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:25 AM
The appeal of Howard County's vaunted public school system, according to David Rodriguez, can be explained by borrowing the famous line from "A Field of Dreams," the 1989 film about an Iowa farmer who erects a baseball diamond in his cornfield....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
An Eastern Shore watermen faces up to $28,000 in fines for multiple oystering violations in Dorchester County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said Thursday. Officers charged Joshua T. Tieder, 23, of Taylors Island with 13 counts of possessing...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With the wind whipping granules through the sweet-smelling air, Monday could have been just another day on the Domino Sugars docks in South Baltimore.
But workers in orange coveralls unloading raw sugar from a massive cargo ship were making company...
| Jul 3, 2012
North St. John's
The North St. John's Blue Marlins defeated Dulaney, 302-186, in the second meet of the Central Maryland Swim League season. North St. John's had 25 Straehle qualifiers and 173 improvement ribbons were given.
Anika Ekanyake, Samantha...