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  • Nathan Chapman set for release

    Nathan Chapman set for release
    Nathan A. Chapman Jr., the once-prominent money manager whose fraudulent investments in his own companies caused a scandal for Maryland's public employee pension system, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Friday after serving 41/2 years....
  • MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream

    MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream
    Back in 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, the National Mall overflowed with people who'd traveled from near and far seeking equality for all Americans. Almost a half-...
  • For the national anthem, the Ravens go for a pro

    For the national anthem, the Ravens go for a pro
    Just before the Ravens face the Houston Texans Sunday, they will hear a familiar voice — other than John Harbaugh's, that is. It will be the smooth, vibrant baritone of Mishael Miller, who has sung the national anthem for Ravens home games since...
  • Itinerary: 10 places to find MLK's legacy in DC

    While many Americans rightly associate King with his Atlanta birthplace, the nation's capital also boasts a unique and substantial connection to the leader. Visitors to Washington who would like to explore civil rights beyond the new memorial have plenty...
  • Education fuels Columbia woman's climb in field of nursing

    Columbia resident Barbara Miller, 70, grew up in the post-Depression era in Republic, Pa., a small coal mining town in the southwestern part of the state, about 45 miles south of Pittsburgh. In addition to economically challenging times, the civil...
  • Laurel celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Annual Sing for King concert features local soloists The city of Laurel and the Laurel Clergy Association will present the fifth annual Sing for King celebration on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 15000 First Baptist Lane (off Cherry...
  • Edward Zarius Watson Jr.

    Edward Zarius Watson Jr.
    Edward Zarius Watson Jr., a retired Baltimore schools administrator and founder of a Little League program, died of pneumonia Saturday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwood area resident was 94. Born in Earleigh Heights in Anne Arundel County, he was...
  • Bruce Delbert Royster, accountant

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday for Bruce Delbert Royster Sr., a certified public accountant who was the city's first homicide victim of 2012, at City Temple Baptist Church, 317 Dolphin St. Mr. Royster, who had been shot several times, was...
  • Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term

    Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term
    As Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake embarks on a full four-year term after Tuesday's election victory, she faces the challenge of forging a legacy in a city grappling with decades of decline and years of financial shortfalls. Some political...
  • Police, family seek help in solving killing of accountant, fraternity founder

    Police, family seek help in solving killing of accountant, fraternity founder
    Baltimore Police today sent out the above flier, hoping to generate tips in the killing of 62-year-old Bruce Royster, the city's first homicide victim of 2012. Little has been said by police about the case, but in today's Sun, Frederick Rasmussen penned...
  • More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree

    More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree
    The number of Baltimore City high school graduates enrolling in four-year colleges and universities has dropped in recent years as more head to two-year institutions where they are far less likely to graduate. The Baltimore Education Research...
  • Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., educator

    Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., educator
    Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., a city public school educator who rose from being a classroom teacher to chief of staff to two Baltimore school chiefs, died Sunday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. The...