| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
General Assembly leaders have agreed on a financing plan to allow Baltimore to spend nearly $1 billion on a sweeping program to replace and repair dilapidated school buildings over the next seven years.
House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President...
| Oct 11, 2012
The best moment of the annual Baltimore Running Festival comes not when the marathon starts on the street outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, or when the champion crosses the finish line.
For festival founder Lee Corrigan, the high point of Baltimore'...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Long-held dreams of freshly painted walls, hallways bathed in natural light and classrooms buzzing with technology could become a reality in Baltimore as schools watch with cautious optimism as a financial plan to overhaul the district's buildings moves...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:52 PM
A massive capital construction and improvement plan to repair or replace dozens of underutilized or dilapidated school buildings in Baltimore City has won the support of legislative leaders in Annapolis, opening the way for the largest overhaul of the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A sweeping plan to invest $1.1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore's aging public schools won preliminary approval in the House Thursday, after delegates voted overwhelmingly to reject Republican efforts to put additional strings on state...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate.
The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage.
The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Maryland Stadium Authority's decision to prohibit smoking at both Camden Yards and at M&T Bank Stadium is great news for sports fans ("State Authority bans smoking at M&T Stadium, Oriole Park," Feb. 26).
Secondhand smoke causes serious disease and...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The four new LED boards will give Ravens’ fans constant updates of out-of-town scores and fantasy football stats, along with different vantage points on replays. Two new high-definition boards will greet those who enter M&T Bank Stadium from Gates A...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Coleen Deems sat down after every Ravens season and wrote a letter to the team, asking it to ban smoking at the stadium.
This year, when her 10-year-old grandson looked up and said, “I have to hold my breath,” while walking past a...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Ravens officials said Thursday they won't extend an open invitation to fans again without first passing out free tickets, after this week's Super Bowl celebration at M&T Bank Stadium where larger-than-expected crowds amassed and an 11-year-old boy was...