| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Editor's note: We are thrilled to welcome Mary Alice of Charm City Cakes as our recapper for the new season of "Top Chef Masters." We think it's a sin that she doesn't have her own Wikipedia page. But she does have a fan page. Take it away, Mary.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Tropical Storm Ernesto will strike Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as a hurricane early Wednesday, the first Atlantic hurricane to make landfall this year. Two other potential storms meanwhile churn in the middle of the Atlantic.
Ernesto's winds reached 80...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
First of three articles about state ballot issues
On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States.
But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Hundreds of illegal immigrants lined an alley wall in Southeast Baltimore on Thursday night, each with a dream in mind.
One saw a medical career, another a life in fashion. All said they were eager to take the first step toward their goals: filling out a...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:52 AM
There is an 80 percent chance Tropical Storm Isaac will have formed near the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea by Wednesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.
It's still too early to predict the storm's track, but weather-...
| Apr 27, 2012
Sunday, April 29
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Madeline Adkins and other orchestra members in a performance of the Schubert Octet and Mozart's String Quartet in C,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Just as the U.S. Supreme Courtbegins to hear arguments about Arizona's hard line immigration law, a study pops up that says illegal immigration from Mexico is a diminishing problem.
According to a report released by the Pew Hispanic Center, the massive...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Gino's Burgers and Chicken received tentative approval from the Harford County Liquor Control Board Wednesday afternoon to sell beer and wine at the restaurant, which will open in Aberdeen in the beginning of the year.
The establishment, at 1013 Beards...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
After a long drive from Arizona, prosecutors say, Dmytro Holovko pulled up to a meeting spot on Liberty Road and unloaded hundreds of pounds of marijuana — another successful shipment for a drug ring accused of using Baltimore as a hub in a...