| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Last Tuesday, Baltimore had its first live on-air mayoral debate among all the candidates, including incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
WMAR (Channel 2), Baltimore's ABC affiliate, didn't cover the event at all.
WBAL (Channel 11), the city's NBC...
| Oct 20, 2011
It's been a local political football and a national cause célèbre, criticized for having a high cost-per-beneficiary using county dollars and lauded as saving lives.
Since its inception in 2008, the nonprofit organization Healthy Howard Inc., best...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:53 AM
On a hot September afternoon in 2007, Devon Richardson, 14, a chronic truant with a juvenile rap sheet, was shooting malt liquor bottles and rooftop birds with a stolen shotgun, when his brother said, "I bet you can't shoot that lady."
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:15 AM
I have noticed a strange difference in how the media (including the FOX propaganda channel) cover similar events — and no, I'm not talking about the budget nonsense or any other Washington stupidity.
I mean the way you refer to the young people...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:15 AM
This past week's "At a glance" column noted County Council member Greg Fox's opposition to Healthy Howard receiving an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This reminds many of us of the worthy reasons for the council member to...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Profits at the Sinclair Broadcast Group rose more than 7 percent in the second quarter as local auto dealers increased spending on television advertising, the Hunt Valley-based TV station owner reported Wednesday.
Sinclair, which owns and operates WBFF...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Tomorrow afternoon, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will attend her first candidate forum in advance of Baltimore's September's primary election. However, the event is by no means the first debate of the election. Other candidates have been attending...
| 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 26, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Fox television's "Kitchen Nightmares," featuring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his decidedly tough-love approach to restaurant rehab, will be filming at Hampden's Cafe Hon next week, the network confirmed Tuesday.
The show's producers were unavailable...
| Aug 18, 2011
Stan Lee is one proud father these days. You'd be proud, too, if your progeny included Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and the Fantastic Four — characters whose films routinely bring in a few hundred million dollars at the movie box office.
Not that Lee...
| Aug 12, 2011
With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing.
The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
| 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...