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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....
  • Elizabeth Catlett blended art, social goals

    One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rev. Marion Bascom, civil rights activist and pastor, dies

    Rev. Marion Bascom, civil rights activist and pastor, dies
    The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill. "A giant has...
  • 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...
  • Cummings speaks of 'perseverance' to special education students at Hillcrest

    Cummings speaks of 'perseverance' to special education students at Hillcrest
    Fifteen special education students at Hillcrest Elementary School, many dressed in button-down shirts and ties or dresses, sat in a classroom Tuesday, listening to the emotional tale of someone who faced similar challenges to theirs decades ago. U.S....
  • First black Naval Academy graduate dies

    First black Naval Academy graduate dies
    The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday. Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
  • Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy

    Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85. "It's important for America to...
  • Maryland Science Center awards scholarships to city schools graduates

    Two Baltimore City high school students were awarded a $1,500 scholarship and paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center as the recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship, according to a release sent by...
  • Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive

    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive
    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...