| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Two area Maryland performers made it to the final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor."
They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie.
Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Dan Geraghty first picked up an electric guitar when he was 10 and now, at 17, he nearly always has his hands on one.
Though just last spring he was a junior at River Hill High School, right now he and the other four band members of Hollywood Ending...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Immanuel "Mannie" Payne is practicing daily for what he calls his big chance. At 12, the West Baltimore middle schooler will be the youngest of seven contestants to take the stage in the first Charm City Talent Contest Thursday. And, he is the only...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:48 PM
The Orioles interviewed another candidate for their vacant top executive position Friday but also reportedly lost one of the leading possibilities.
John Stockstill, the organization's 51-year-old director of player development, became the fourth person,...
| Jul 14, 2011
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
Bryan Court, 100 block, July 8....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:36 AM
This is what Fox Sports pays Brian Billick to do -- and he does it as well as anyone in any TV booth on the NFL.
Near the end of the third quarter with momentum back on their side, the Ravens were driving down the field, and they were doing it by...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:45 AM
1. Sum up Artscape? That’s one of the best things about it — you can’t. Especially since this is the free arts festival blowout’s 30th year (celebrating everything 1980s, which we assume you love).
And, of course, there’s...
| Nov 4, 2011
Sunday, Nov. 6
"Taste of Laurel" The annual event will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Laurel Historical Society, 817 Main St. Samples will be available from area restaurants and businesses, including Cakes by Adrianne, Keith Foods,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Taymeko Matthews' eyes lit up when she saw the collection of music instruments on the Georgetown East Elementary School stage. Someone placed a violin in the fourth-grader's hands, and it was as if holiday season had descended earlier than usual.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The Occupy Baltimore protest is now entrenched at the Inner Harbor, but its members are questioning whether they can sustain the movement amid a dwindling number of core leaders and allegations of crime and drug use.
Reports that a woman was sexually...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:30 AM
I have often noticed biased reporting from television's Fox News, but last night's report was outrageous. Many media reported about a scurrilous political ad sent out in Fairfax, Va. with a picture of President Barack Obama that seemed to promote...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Acting like a kid is never as easy as it looks. For adult actors, that is. So Silhouette Stages' production of the hit Broadway musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" manages to be both amusing and poignant largely because of the way a...