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  • Wave of street violence shakes Baltimore

    Wave of street violence shakes Baltimore
    Heading into the first official weekend of summer, Baltimore police officials were pleased with how crime was trending, and, it seemed, so were residents. Total crime was down and though killings continued at one of the highest rates in the nation,...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
  • Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM

    Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM
    While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
  • Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging

    Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging
    The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market. Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
  • Wedding: John and Katie Ross marry Sept. 22

    Wedding: John and Katie Ross marry Sept. 22
    Katie Murchison of Laurel and John Ross of Cherokee, N.C., were married on Sept. 22, 2012 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Laurel. Katie is the daughter of Joe and Marilyn Murchison of Laurel. John is the son of Tim and Marcia Ross of Johnson City, Tenn....
  • Hopkins could help revive Charles Village

    The University of Chicago's efforts to revitalize the neighborhood surrounding its campus suggests a similar opportunity is available for the Baltimore City neighborhood of Charles Village. As recently reported elsewhere, the University of Chicago has...
  • Catonsville's three-sport senior excelled in academics and athletics

    Catonsville's three-sport senior excelled in academics and athletics
    Combining intelligence and athleticism, Catonsville senior Brandon Dixon graduated at the peak of his athletic career. For his efforts in football, and indoor and outdoor track, Dixon was named the 2013 Catonsville Times Co-Athlete of the Year. He...
  • Local football players honored at 50th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner

    Local football players honored at 50th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner
    Brandon Dixon, Adam Greene, Brady Orem and Marc Badger all are very good football players. But this group of seniors can do so much more, and they were recognized for those talents Wednesday night. They were selected as regional winners at the 50th...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies

    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies
    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe, a well-known former criminal defense attorney who served on the Baltimore Circuit Court for nearly two decades and had a taste for the macabre, died Wednesday at her Homeland residence of complications from a stroke she had...
  • Former Baltimore resident named No. 2 at CIA

    Former Baltimore resident named No. 2 at CIA
    A former Baltimore resident and Fells Point business owner, Avril D. Haines, has been named deputy director of the CIA -- the first woman to hold the second-highest position at the agency. Haines, 43, previously worked as a White House deputy...