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  • When pro football was a lark

    For Mark Bowden, writing a book about the 1958 pro football championship game between the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants was a return to his roots. Bowden made his name writing prize-winning articles for The Philadelphia Inquirer and best-selling...
  • In their debt

    In their debt
    Willie Mae White began worrying how she'd pay the $36,224 bill from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center a few weeks after having emergency brain surgery. She lived off Social Security and food stamps after decades working as a housekeeper. So she was...
  • Their day in court

    Their day in court
    Every Wednesday at noon, debt collection lawyers take their seats behind a thick wooden table in a downtown Baltimore courtroom for a ritual they call the "rocket docket." It's one way officials at the city District Court try to unclog a backlog of...
  • Loose rules

    Loose rules
    Delegate John A. Hurson wanted to make Maryland's system for setting hospital rates fairer to poor people. As chairman of the House health committee, he was in a powerful position to make those changes happen. But he couldn't get several proposals...
  • Tighter hospital control sought

    State officials began looking yesterday into ways to tighten oversight of hospitals' charity care and debt- collection practices, ranging from new legislation to regulate hospital policies to new court procedures to help people sued over unpaid hospital...
  • Warm memories of cold

    Rosemary Stafford-Baldwin, a Colts cheerleader from 1956 to 1969, remembers how cold it became in the second half of the game. My recollections are still vivid. First and foremost, it was a privilege not only to be chosen a cheerleader, but also to...
  • Man dies after shooting in East Baltimore

    An East Baltimore man died last night at Johns Hopkins Hospital less than two hours after he was shot near his home, police said. No arrests had been made. Officer Nicole Monroe, a Police Department spokeswoman, said Ronald Comer Hall, 46, of the 1700...
  • 'We're the champs'

    This is what Gino Marchetti, Hall of Fame defensive end for the Baltimore Colts, remembers of the 1958 NFL championship game, as told to Baltimore Sun reporter Mike Klingaman. When I walked onto the field, a chill ran down my spine. I thought, "Here I...
  • Memories of '58

    Today we examine the historic Dec. 28, 1958, game between the Colts and Giants through the eyes of a player from each team, and a Colts fan, cheerleader and band member. As the 50th anniversary approaches, we'll have more stories about those who played in...
  • Iraqi refugee timeline

    Early 2003 The United States prepares to lead the invasion of Iraq. The United States and others position personnel and supplies in the region to respond to a possible refugee crisis. March 19, 2003 President George W. Bush announces the start of...
  • Woman, 22, fatally shot in Canton

    Police said a 22-year-old woman was shot and killed in Canton last night, one of two overnight slayings in Baltimore. The woman, who police did not identify, was found about 9:30 p.m. in the 800 block of S. Bouldin St. suffering from multiple gunshot...
  • Black & white

    Black & white
    Lenny Lyles is not a bitter man. In fact, it pains him to tell this story. He hesitates, knowing how it will sound. He was a different man in 1960, frustrated and angry, and it was a very different time in America. But the guilt hasn't totally faded....