| Jun 9, 2012
When a group of Betsy Adelman's students at Ellicott Mills Middle School learned that a low-pressure air zone created by wind turbines could kill endangered bats by causing their lungs to burst, they set about making a 41/2 -minute documentary instead...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:54 AM
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Roman Braglio
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Birthplace: Woodstock, Md.
Hometown: Woodstock, Md....
| Jan 2, 2012
On a recent afternoon, Rick Kain stood on a homemade wooden platform 30 feet above a leafy hill in the woods behind his Woodbine home, grinning as he strapped himself into rappelling gear.
Then he turned his back to the platform's edge, skipped off...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Nick Caloyianis has cheated death by shark at least twice in his career as an award-winning underwater videographer.
Somewhere in his basement are the jaws of a bull shark that almost tore off his foot in 1993. And sitting in his neatly manicured...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 12:36 PM
The beginning of August is a strange time in America. Children become sick of the activities that their helicopter parents have forced them into, the attention span for Major League Baseball drops off — especially in Baltimore — before playoff...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:50 PM
The women’s pro soccer team in South Florida employs several of the U.S. stars from this summer’s World Cup, including Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but the figure who has drawn much of the attention this season has been its owner, Dan Borislow....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to lead a trade mission to India, he said Tuesday, in what would be his second international trip this year.
O'Malley said the purpose of the trip is jobs and that he hopes to go "before the year's end."
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:47 PM
BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse.
With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Seven decades later, retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Thomas Ward still remembers the details of his Baltimore Sun paper route, calling the Windsor Hills terrain "horrible."
For $2.40 a week, 4 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, he walked. His...
| Aug 15, 2008
When the whole world is writing about someone like Michael Phelps, you tend to get a lot of overlap. If you've been following the Olympics, by now, you probably know the basics. Phelps grew up just outside of Baltimore and battled ADHD as a kid. He was...
| Oct 13, 2008
At first, he thought it must be a hoax.
The man in the picture didn't have hands at the ends of his arms; he had what looked like tree branches - two masses of tangled, overgrown bark.
In more than 20 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Anthony Gaspari,...
| Apr 15, 2004
SILVER SPRING -- Who knew that you could jump in your car, drive 35 minutes and find yourself smack-dab in an East Coast version of Hollywood?
OK, that may be a slight overstatement. But things sure have gotten splashy and flashy down the road in...