| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:44 AM
As reported yesterday, WBAL's new afternoon strategy of "Ellen" at 4 p.m. opened strong on Monday.
And it did well again on Tuesday in Oprah's old spot with viewers 25 to 54 years of age.
But WJZ, which had tennis on Monday, came roaring back Tuesday...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:55 PM
It was deja vu all over again for viewers of WJZ-TV's 11 p.m. news who had watched the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" earlier Tuesday.
Instead of seeing the Baltimore faces of Denise Koch and Vic Carter at 11 p.m. after a night of CBS new-season...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Warren Branch narrowly defeated his main challenger in the District 13 Democratic primary, election officials said Wednesday.
With no votes left to count in the race, Branch, a first-term councilman, had a 43-vote lead over...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:29 PM
An initiative by at least a dozen federal law enforcement agents in South Baltimore on Monday evening that led to several injuries and arrests also included an exchange of gunfire, which was not initially disclosed.
Special Agent Clare A. Weber, a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:55 AM
CBS made it official Tuesday: Charlie Rose and Gayle King will be the latest in a long, long line of TV personalities tasked with lifting CBS out of last place in the mornings.
Walter Cronkite and the puppet Charlemagne couldn't do it. Diane Sawyer...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 3:08 PM
I couldn't do it again. Honest, I tried, but I just couldn't.
I saw Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf on my TV screen at the top of the Ravens telecast Sunday, and I knew I couldn't spend another Sunday afternoon listening to dumb and dumber of CBS Sports...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 10:15 AM
North Carolina State enters Saturday's game against Maryland at Carter-Finley Stadium with clear incentive. The Wolfpack needs a win on their Senior Day to become eligible for their third bowl appearance in four years.
For Maryland, the motivation is...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Father Rick Hilgartner, a scholar of sacred liturgy and executive director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Divine Worship Office, was recently elevated to monsignor.
This well-deserved honor was bestowed on this former Rodgers Forge resident...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Ron Smith, who came to Baltimore 38 years ago as a weekend TV anchorman but found his greatest success on radio as WBAL's "Voice of Reason," died Monday night of pancreatic cancer at his home in Shrewsbury, Pa.. He was 70.
Mr. Smith spent more than 26...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:41 PM
The 1968 football game between Baltimore's Morgan State and what was then Louisiana's Grambling College was a good one — a nail-biter that went down to the wire.
But the history and sociology of the event are what truly matter. And hats off to...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Shannon Sneed is kneeling on an East Baltimore sidewalk, her campaign papers spread out in the dirt and grass. She’s got voter registration lists, candidate fliers and write-in instructions — everything she needs to take on a sitting Baltimore...