| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address, America "cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it."
Not even the very wealthy can continue to succeed without a broader-based prosperity. That's because...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Bernice Gales could count on her son to be waiting at the Baltimore County Metro station after work each night to take her home. But when he was not there to greet her Oct. 19, 2011, she knew something was wrong.
"He was never late," she said.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Perryville's mayor and board of commissioners continued to consider a change to the town's zoning code during an Oct. 16 work session, following requests from one commissioner in favor of the change and a recommendation from the planning commission...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Fallston community is getting organized in its opposition to a proposed RV park, and some of the staunchest opponents are waiting for what they believe might be the clichéd other shoe to drop.
Opponents are focusing their efforts on making their...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:22 AM
How are those resolutions going? Same here. But there's help. January is packed with events designed to promote healthy-eating habits.
Calories matter. Using our new online database of calories in restaurant menu items, you can now quickly check the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Harrison Trains LLC presents a train garden at Richardson's Farm Market, 5900 Ebenezer Rd. in White Marsh. The second annual garden is noteworthy not just for the seasonal magic it conveys. It is the promise to deliver love and hope to ailing children...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Anne Arundel County Police this week released photos of a driver and a car they are trying to identify in connection with two armed robberies of individuals in Laurel.
In the first incident, police said a man was walking on Russett Green West on Oct....
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Two men who robbed a McDonald's restaurant in Abingdon Friday evening remained at large Sunday morning, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
At about 7 p.m. Friday, two black men entered the McDonald's in the 400 block of Constant Friendship...