| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities.
Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:19 PM
The 200-year-old mummified remains of a small child are making their way back to the University of Maryland School of Medicine after an absence in which they were posted for sale on eBay and languished for almost five years in a Michigan police evidence...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Medical experiments on chimpanzees are largely unnecessary and should be rare, concluded a report released Thursday from special panel of the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academies of Science.
The authors did not recommend an outright ban,...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 3:16 PM
In response to concerns raised by a high-profile applicant for a downtown Baltimore slots casino, Maryland officials have relaxed a rule designed to keep people with past gambling transgressions from winning licenses to operate such facilities.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing."
Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
| Jan 25, 2007
Sheriff's deputies and state police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old East Baltimore youth who collapsed Tuesday evening while being restrained by staff at a privately run residential program for juvenile offenders.
Isaiah Simmons III was...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014.
Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:53 AM
The Opera Club of The Villages will present "An Enchanted Evening" featuring soprano Molly Fillmore, who is the associate professor of voice at Michigan State University College of Music, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Miona Recreation Center, 1526 Buena...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:20 AM
For some of us, doing something special for the ones we love includes not just children, parents and significant others. It also includes our dogs.
Count Dr. Sarah Lavery among the canine lovers.
A year-and-a-half ago, the 32-year-old veterinarian...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON – Careful to not let a rare legislative accomplishment go unnoticed, President Obama will jet to an agricultural research hub in Michigan on Friday to sign into law the long-delayed farm bill and deliver a speech on the importance of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Junior forward Taylor Smith had a goal and an assist on four shots for the Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team during a GLIAC loss, 3-2, against Findlay (Ohio).
Smith, a Charlevoix graduate, also had a goal on two shots in a win over...