| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Akua Zenzele, a community supervision agent in Southeast Baltimore who works with parolees, knows the first few days after being released from incarceration are crucial for former inmates.
Many are paroled with few resources and nowhere to go. Some...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Amid growing concerns about the relationship between substance abuse and mental illness in children and adolescents, the Harford County Office on Mental Health will hold an educational town hall meeting for Harford County families and service providers. A...
| Apr 15, 2013
For years, Baltimore officials felt they could do little more than throw up their hands in frustration over the archipelago of small liquor stores that blight many of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Local residents complain the businesses are magnets...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Many parents have read, liked and tweeted Glennon Doyle Melton's popular essay "Don't Carpe Diem" about bucking traditional advice to enjoy every second with her kids. ("This CARPE DIEM message makes me paranoid and panicky. Especially during this phase...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Under heavy rain on a beat-up street in East Baltimore Tuesday, the heads of city government kicked off an intensive, weeklong program designed to address violence, drug trafficking and other stubborn problems that have plagued the Oliver neighborhood....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A LGBT community center in Baltimore's Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhood will be opening an information and resources center to the public on April 1.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Maryland (GLCCB) will...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Next week, the Baltimore City Council will consider the changes to the zoning code that will affect about 100 of the city's 1,300 existing liquor outlets. These outlets have been non-conforming for more than 40 years, and it's time for them to be closed....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Maryland will receive $45.6 million from the Obama administration for housing and local services for the homeless, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday.
The Continuum of Care grants will be used to renew support for...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Baltimore police said the man killed in Monday's double shooting in West Baltimore was the father of the 11-year-old boy also injured in the attack.
Ralph Timmons, 34, was fatally shot in the 1900 block of Bentalou St. on Monday night, police said...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:37 AM
In response to a 2010 Youth Commission Survey, in which 49 percent of youth in grades six to 12 indicated they feel strongly that alcohol and drug abuse educational program and initiatives are needed, the Harford County Department of Community Services...