| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The exercises were intended to open up the chest and diaphragm. Arms overhead, deep breaths in and out. Jaw loose, face loose. Next came voice exercises, the sopranos and altos, tenors and baritones going up and down the scales.
On a rare balmy day in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A Naval Academy midshipman once accused of sexual assault testified for the first time in open court Tuesday, telling a military judge that when he got into a car with a female classmate outside a 2012 off-campus party, he didn't think she was too drunk...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Mount de Sales senior Jessica Harris broke her own record at the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland track championships and proved again she is one of the elite runners in the country in the 800 meters.
Harris posted a time of 2:12.51 in...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Attorneys for a Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate argued Monday that the academy's superintendent was pressured to prosecute the case — one of several claims the legal team is making in an effort to have the case...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Baltimore Museum of Art has received its most significant gift of contemporary photography in more than 25 years.
Baltimore collectors Tom and Nancy O'Neil have given the institution two dozen color and black-and-white works by 19 important...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Loyola Blakefield swimming coach Keith Schertle is reluctant to name the best senior on his team, because it's a difficult choice. Schertle has that many good swimmers — 10 seniors to be precise. Seven are expected to swim in college.
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The sprawling farm along Annapolis Road in Gambrills stands as an oasis of rural life in the midst of suburbia. Cows graze beyond the white fence as commuters pass by; farm trucks carry organic produce to local farmers markets.
Maryland Sunrise Farm...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Richard C. McShane, a retired mechanical engineer, died Tuesday of pneumonia and complications from Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Pinehurst resident was 83.
Born in Sparrows Point, he was the son of Colegate...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next.
A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The criminal case against a Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is expected to move forward to a March 14 court-martial after a military judge denied two motions this week related to the case.
Midshipman Joshua Tate is...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Town of Bel Air is moving forward with the second phase of establishing a regional water authority in Harford County.
Commissioners voted Tuesday night to take part in the study, becoming the last municipality in the area to sign onto the next...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Columbia resident Darryl Hill, the first African-American man to play collegiate football in the Atlantic Coast Conference, received a standing ovation Tuesday when he was honored by the Maryland General Assembly.
House Speaker Michael E. Busch...