| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo should consider themselves “on notice.” Making a gaming console is not an act of magic or divine intervention. The old paradigm is about to be shaken up by OUYA (pronounced OOH-Yah), a free-spirited Android-powered...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:07 PM
One thing is clear: Americans loved Dick Clark.
As soon as the news of Clark's death at 82 of a heart attack reached the world Tuesday afternoon, tributes, thoughts, reflections (and a few loving jokes) flooded Twitter — both from famous folks...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:24 AM
•••• Adam Sessler, host of G4TV’s gaming flagship “X-Play,” has left the network and the long-running show. Sessler was a fixture on the network’s previous incarnations, ZDTV and TechTV, having co-...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Last month's raid on the Patapsco Flea Market in Southwest Baltimore netted $47.3 million worth of counterfeit luxury goods, the largest seizure at a flea market in the United States, federal authorities announced Thursday.
U.S. Immigration and Customs...
| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:04 PM
Ronald Jackson's bedroom holds the signs of a young, earnest life cut short too soon in Baltimore.
An unboxed computer sits at the foot of his bed -- part of a school project. A news article about a slain middle-school classmate is taped on one wall; a...
| Jan 10, 2009
Jan. 15: Dixon uses a $2,000 gift certificate for a furrier, purchased by an employee of "Developer A," to buy a Persian lamb coat and burnt umber mink coat.
Jan. 23: Developer A, while at the Ritz Carlton in Avon, Colo., uses his American...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Tonight, we'll learn the winner of the short series The Sing Off.The finale opens with all three of the top groups singing U2's "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." The lead woman from Voices of Lee prompts me......
| Nov 8, 2009
Dec. 21, 2006, was a long and busy day for then-City Council President Sheila Dixon.
According to an article in The Baltimore Sun, she arrived at a meeting of the Baltimore Development Corp. just as it was about to end. Its members had voted to recommend...
| Jul 30, 2009
A Baltimore grand jury handed up two new indictments Wednesday charging Mayor Sheila Dixon with nine criminal counts and painting a picture of a top city official who repeatedly sought gifts - and even cash - from local developers who stood to benefit...
| Oct 31, 2002
GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- As dusk falls on the Triangular Field, where scores of Confederate and Union soldiers lay dead and dying on July 2, 1863, author Mark Nesbitt stands with a digital voice recorder and recites a series of questions.
We hear no response...