| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Built in part on the premise that even some of the smartest and most savvy news consumers sometimes feel themselves drowning in a sea of information online, the Daily Download aims to be an island of orientation.
The online site that debuted last week is...
| Mar 11, 2012
The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so.
David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:29 AM
When David Boyd tossed trash from his lunch into a dumpster behind Hereford Library on Tuesday he found what he deemed a treasure: Dozens of children's books—171 to be exact— at the bottom of the bin.
He was both surprised and indignant....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:45 PM
A 13-year-old girl whose body was found buried under trash bags behind a Northeast Baltimore rowhouse had been shot by her young companions while playing with a rifle, according to relatives and police who arrested two youths Monday.
The boys, 12 and 13,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Days after political talks on expanding gambling in Maryland collapsed, a group pushing for a casino at National Harbor has taken its case to the public by buying television ads in the Baltimore market and staging a rally in Annapolis.
The group behind...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Two weeks after David Boyd found what he said are 171 perfectly usable children's books in the trash bin behind Hereford Library, he has volunteered to find new homes for library books that otherwise would be thrown away or recycled.
The White Hall...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Harford County government employees collected more than eight tons of food to help less fortunate residents of the county and the region in conjunction with the annual Harvest for the Hungry campaign.
The food collected last week was delivered to the...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:27 PM
It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks.
But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Baltimore police confirmed that they are investigating a stabbing of a Charles Village man by an intruder who broke into the victim's apartment Tuesday night.
According to a report, the 25-year-old victim and his girlfriend were awakened by his barking...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:16 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president.
I am a 1968 graduate of Douglass High School (Baltimore City School System). I also attended Coppin State College for three (3)...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy the television station assets of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Thursday.
Sinclair will buy the seven stations — which television holding company Four...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:48 AM
A sexual encounter involving a girl and several members of a Baltimore County junior varsity boys football team has led to the cancellation of the team's Friday game and concern among parents, a school district official said Thursday.
The incident ...