| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still.
Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets.
Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
In July 2008, Angel Carpenter, better known as DJ AngelBaby, fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning an on-air position at 92Q, the city's hip-hop radio station. On one of her first days at the job, Carpenter spotted the source of her inspiration —...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Ravens' search for linebackers in the NFL draft involves a wide investigation of prospects.
That includes interest in Howard University linebacker Keith Pough, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Among the other teams...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Alimay Thompson Kendrick sits in her dining room and recalls the first meeting of a neighborhood club she joined in 1959. It was a garden club, composed of both men and women, all African-American, formed to represent the neighborhoods of Forest Park,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:44 AM
"Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:42 PM
If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday.
NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living.
The longtime Towson resident was 73.
The daughter of a banker and...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:54 PM
When University of Maryland law professor Larry Gibson was asked to become involved with the Liberian presidential campaign of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, he initially declined. But she ultimately won him over, and his efforts helped her become Africa's...
| Oct 20, 2011
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| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:23 PM
John R. Burleigh 2d, a civil rights activist who had been chairman of the employment committee of the Congress of Racial Equality and retired from the city housing authority, died July 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Hunting...