| May 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Kaci DeWitt-Rickards remembers being a chunky kid with a steady diet of Burger King chicken tenders, vanilla milkshakes and Papa John's pizza.
By her sophomore year in college at the University of Miami, her adolescent pudge had ballooned into a...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Joseph A. Miklasz, a trial attorney who practiced in Glen Burnie and was a wine collector, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 71 and lived in Crownsville.
Born in Baltimore, he was raised in Severn and in East Baltimore, where he...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:16 AM
April is National Autism Awareness Month, which naturally raises the question: awareness of what?
As a parent of a 19-year old son with autism, if you had asked me that question years ago, I would have said things like, "Be aware that kids with autism...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:34 PM
The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:36 AM
There will come a time — no one is sure when — that Ray Lewis will retire from the National Football League. When he does leave the grueling training and game schedule, he'll turn to running an eclectic collection of companies trading on the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
The recent accusations aimed at the University of Miami's athletic department are just the latest example of moral failure involving educational institutions, athletics and athletes. Every scandal seems to debunk the myth that sports builds character....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:14 PM
I wish I had met Bosley Wright three years earlier.
Back in 2008, I embarked on a do-it-mostly-myself kitchen renovation that included adding architectural millwork around the door and window frames. Easy enough, except that I wanted to match the...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.
With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Attorneys for two Jewish brothers, who are accused of beating a black teen while patrolling their Northwest Baltimore neighborhood, argued Monday that their trial should be delayed or transferred because African-American leaders and the news media have...
| Apr 25, 2012
I am pleased that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will soon be here for an anti-bullying forum. Called A Ray of Hope, the forum will be held in the Howard High School auditorium on Saturday, May 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. Howard County General Hospital...