| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Steve Mosko was not exactly the best student when he graduated The John Carroll School in 1974.
In fact, "a guidance counselor told me I probably wasn't college material," Mosko, who's since become the head of a major television studio, recalled....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Longtime record collectors will have previous incarnations of releases in the 23-compact disc boxed set, "Leon Fleisher: The Complete Album Collection" from Sony Classical. Ultra-serious collectors, of course, will still have the original LPs from the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:26 AM
On an upper floor of the Peabody Conservatory the other day, the sound of a piano played by a single hand could be heard coming from Leon Fleisher's studio. Even through the closed, thick door, there was no mistaking the authority behind that sound....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Today in Los Angeles, streamed worldwide via WWE's many web and app platforms (I watched on YouTube), WWE held a news conference in advance of Sunday's SummerSlam. This year marks the 26th edition of the event, with the past five held at the Staples...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:34 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Nick Cienski is climbing to the 14 highest and grandest places in the world — because of what he's seen in some of what are effectively the lowest and most squalid.
In November 2014, the Upper Fells Point resident will scale Cho Oyu, the sixth-...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A Clarksville man has been charged by Howard County police in connection with the burglary of a church, a school and businesses in his community over the last few weeks.
Jason Wingo, 34, of 5657 Trotter Road in Clarksville, faces numerous counts of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:57 PM
After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:20 AM
It took one hour, 3,500 students, a pool, two helicopters and state-of-the-art camera equipment for three Edgewood schools to produce one of the best lip dub videos Harford County has ever seen.
In 24 hours, the YouTube video, "2013 Edgewood Community...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| Aug 11, 2012
These dog days of summer, when concert halls are terribly quiet around here, are a perfect time for classical music fans to do a little homework that will pay off in the new season.
Folks who have never heard, say, Leonard Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:49 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
A man came to the door of an elderly woman in the 7000...