| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Florida man who sold military-style night-vision goggles without a license to an undercover agent in Baltimore — believing him to be an overseas buyer — was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of probation late Wednesday,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:49 AM
The power? That blunt-force ability to lay wood to a baseball and propel it 400, 420, 450 feet? He had it even when he was a boy. Came from God, as far as he's concerned.
Harnessing it? Well, that's the work of Chris Davis' life.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:45 AM
As antique cars rolled along Rogers Avenue in the 14th annual Mount Washington Spirit of Independence Day parade, one stuck out more than any other. It looked like a fancy soap box derby car, and its owner, Dan Meisner said it was "manufactured right here...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The end greets so many ballplayers like a concrete wall — faceless and unforgiving. Take away the 97-mph fastball or the 400-foot home runs and daily fulfillment no longer seems so easily attainable.
Chris Ray, though, he had beer.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:50 AM
After a season of blood-curdling thrills set in the 1960s, we've come full circle to modern times. Now we can all sleep easy for a few months.
Unlike the Season 1 finale where viewers were left on a cliffhanger, the show's writers tied this season up...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Tribune Tower was in crisis, and the illustrations of penguins installed in the building's ornate lobby were meant as a constant reminder.
With Tribune Co. revenues sliding and managers struggling to adjust to an Internet revolution, executives in early...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Federal authorities announced Tuesday that they had cracked a large suburban Maryland drug organization, arresting 18 people and charging 15 of them with conspiracy to distribute more than a ton of marijuana.
According to a federal grand jury indictment,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Watch out, Baltimore Ravens fans. High demand for tickets for Sunday's playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts will likely bring out scammers, the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland warned today.
"Fans in a frenzy for last-minute tickets...
| Dec 22, 2012
For the last dozen years, Vince Talbert has focused on one thing: Bill Me Later.
The 45-year-old Baltimore native co-founded the online payment company with three partners in 2000. The company helps Internet shoppers buy stuff online without a credit...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Maryland's highest-ranking judge, Robert M. Bell, likes that his courthouse is dedicated to his predecessor, pointing out that the letters etching Robert C. Murphy's name on the building's exterior are filled in gold paint to make sure even nighttime...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The runway at Martin State Airport fell away as the distant Baltimore skyline popped into view. A hint of turbulence jittered the pilot's seat during a banking maneuver that filled the cockpit windshield with the vast blueness of the Chesapeake Bay....