| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Three of County Executive John R. Leopold's top aides have threatened to sue a co-worker for libel after she accused them of sexual harassment, spying and destroying documents.
An attorney for the three aides wrote two letters to the co-worker...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
At Ellicott Mills Middle School in Ellicott City, students are learning that when it comes to combating poverty, every little bit helps. Even something as small as pocket change can make a difference.
That's the idea behind Change Matters, a student...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:31 PM
It's early fall in Baltimore, that time of year when purple banners, car flags and sweatshirts normally dominate the landscape, as surely as the colors are soon to hit the trees. But Charm City isn't just NFL country now.
In grade schools and taverns, at...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease.
Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:13 AM
A Baltimore police sergeant who says he shot and killed a young man in 2005 is suing the agency, saying it refused to help him with his post traumatic stress disorder.
The sergeant, Richard A. Willard, is not on active duty. He owns the gourmet grill...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers.
Four years later, one of the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Machele Fredericks had to face her attacker every day.
She was in the Air Force. He was a fellow service member on the base. And he said that if she told anyone what he'd done, he'd kill her.
"You didn't hear much of people getting raped in the military...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
It seems the Army is investigating charges that soldiers were denied a diagnosis ofpost-traumatic stress disorderin order to save money ("Chief of Army medical center suspended in PTSD probe," Feb. 22).
Trillions of tax dollars have been wasted on...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt.
Actually, he can...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Despite the fact that marijuana remains a controlled substance that is illegal in the United States under federal law, 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized "medical marijuana." Del. Cheryl Glenn's HB15, the "Maryland Medical Marijuana...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:35 PM
When it happened, he didn't feel a thing. Within 30 seconds, "all the pain in the world" coursed through his body. And U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston recalls thinking, among many other things, that he'd never play sports again.
Wilson, a former high...