| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:31 PM
It was, Willie Richardson said, the perfect send-off.
Against Pittsburgh in 1971, the Colts' veteran caught two touchdown passes within two minutes to break open a 34-21 victory at Memorial Stadium.
They would be the final TDs in a nine-year career...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
As Alan Gross neared his third anniversary behind bars in Cuba, his wife gave new details of his deteriorating health and issued an impassioned plea to officials in Washington and Havana to negotiate his release immediately.
Judy Gross, who visited her...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Barbara Cook approaches a song from the inside out, judging the weight of each measure, the point behind each word in a lyric. So when she sings, she starts from a place where there's nothing but truth. No artifice, no exaggeration, no self-aggrandizing...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 5:02 PM
When The Lone Ranger returned to the Mayor's Annual Christmas Parade in Hampden for his fourth year, Silver, his original, white horse, "best friend and partner," wasn't with him.
The Lone Ranger, aka Garry Cherricks, of Salisbury, Md., said he is...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Hazel Sanders depends on her Rottweiler, Jurnee, to get her out walking, which she needs for a disabling knee condition, and to help her up if she falls. Two doctors have written letters saying the dog is an important part of her treatment, and she...
| Mar 6, 2012
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is appealing directly to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on behalf of elephants.
In a letter dated Tuesday, the actress said she was appealing to the mayor "as a mother and proud Baltimore native."
| Aug 6, 2011
| 12:37 PM
While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality.
His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
| May 1, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Eddie Watt lives in peaceful anonymity, in a speck of a town in Nebraska, where the talk is of crops and cows and Cornhusker football. The Orioles? Not a word.
Many in North Bend (pop. 1,200) don't know there's a celebrant in their midst. Mention that...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Rapid Redux, the Eclipse Award-winning claimer who set a North American record for consecutive victories at 22 in January, has a retirement home. The horse is now about to head for Old Friends near Lexington, Ky.
Old Friends owner Michael Blowen said...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| May 30, 2012
Here it is, June 1, and there are scheduled events galore!
We were invited to the Senior Center to talk to the Golden Age Club about Aberdeen, and it was a real pleasure to get back to talk to such a large gathering of folks interested in the community...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Seniors with questions and concerns about their teeth will be able to get free answers through a new program from the Baltimore City Health Department.
Called “My Smile,” the program targets low-income seniors who are in need of dental...