| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
When Brenda Brown stood before a judge, she figured she had only one real option: plead guilty. She had been caught with three bags of marijuana in her pocket in Northwest Baltimore.
She didn't know that Kendell Richburg, the arresting officer, had lied...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
I grew up in Baltimore, in a world where guns were, unambiguously, for deterring or killing people.
Family lore says that back in the 1920s, my grandfather used a gun to scare off the Mafia — the Black Hand, as Sicilians of the time called it....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Meagan Shipley, a nurse in the Baltimore City Health Department, works at a family planning clinic during the day and helps provide health care to workers on The Block in the evenings. When she was contacted by photographer Carolyn Jones to be part of a...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Dennis Rodman is back from a rather foggy Asia visit, Google is remembering a civil rights advocate, and Mitt Romney wishes he were president. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Monday, March 4.
Romney appeared on Fox News Sunday with...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:06 AM
When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr., a retired pastor who had been a United Methodist Church district superintendent, died of cardiac failure Saturday at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and had lived in Lutherville.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that would make Maryland the 19th state to legalize marijuana use for medical reasons — though how quickly the state's cancer patients and others might benefit remains in question.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique," which revealed the mind-numbing ennui of the mid-20th century American housewife, and a great deal of ink has been spilled describing how far we still...