| 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 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System.
Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| 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 10, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Baltimore officials will open two youth centers in advance of the strict new curfew law that takes effect Aug. 8, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Thursday.
The curfew centers will open early next month on the city's east and west sides with staffs of...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| Jun 3, 2014
Beatrice A. Schwartz, a retired real estate broker and volunteer, died May 22 of complications from dementia at Milford Manor Nursing Home. She was 96.
The daughter of Romanian immigrants, Beatrice Albin was born in Chicago and moved with her parents...