| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:03 PM
As the buzz of hair clippers mixed with Gene Simmons' howl through speakers inside Beatnik Barbershop, Ali Farzad awaited his last haircut inside the tiny Mount Vernon establishment.
Raising his voice to be heard over the din, Farzad said he's moving...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to resolve one of the costliest primary fights in Maryland history and nominate scores more politicians for November's general election.
With experts forecasting low turnout, candidates were out in force trying...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said.
The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown may have claimed victory in a landslide win over his competitors for the Democratic nomination for governor, but turnout Tuesday was one of the lowest in decades.
Just 20.5 percent of voters cast ballots in the primary....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...