| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85.
The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Paul Mincarelli has been trying for three years to get into international work for the federal government. He says he knows the odds are stacked against him.
Now the competition is likely to get more intense.
Some agencies have begun to limit the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Conventional wisdom would say that Lauren Engel worked in an unconventional country as a Peace Corps volunteer in Armenia for the past 27 months.
"A lot of people, when they think of the Peace Corps, they think of Latin America or Africa. But the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71.
"He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:10 PM
John Buch threw away his sons' Ray Rice jerseys. He ripped posters of the Ravens running back from the walls of their rooms. And this season, there won't be any cheers for Rice from the family's Towson home.
Since a video surfaced of Rice dragging the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 12:56 PM
As Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake set out on foot Saturday to pitch an upcoming community forum on the city's new youth curfew law, the controversial measure drew — as it has in the past — a mixed response from residents.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Percy Smith is against Baltimore's new curfew. Like many of its critics, he's fine with keeping kids off the street late at night; he's just concerned about how it will be implemented.
"I'm asking from an economic perspective," he said, "will this be...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Dr. LeDamien Myers had just returned home after a 30-hour shift interning at a Baltimore hospital, when he happened to catch a CNN report about the challenges confronting America's schools.
As the first male on the maternal side of his family to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:18 AM
When Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL last week for a fight in which he knocked his wife unconscious, many were quick to compare it to harsher penalties handed down for other players' lesser infractions.
In 2008, New York Giant...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:26 PM
As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime.
According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant buildings and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
A Honduran man living in Baltimore County faces federal charges after an unaccompanied immigrant girl sent to live with him told police he smuggled her into the United States and that the pair engaged in a sexual relationship.
Federal officials gave...