| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
A running gun battle that broke out late Thursday night between Baltimore police and a suspect after a domestic incident in Canton left one man dead, two women shot and a quiet Southeast Baltimore street rattled.
Police worked Friday to unravel the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Baltimore Police have identified the man killed in a shootout with an officer responding to a domestic violence complaint late Thursday night in Canton.
Police said John R. Monroe, 42, was the man who was fatally shot by an officer in the 3400 block...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:45 AM
You can have your women in combat. You can have your women who lean in. You can even have your woman secretary of state who visits 112 countries. But my new heroes are women on planes with babies.
Flying back and forth across the country over the...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community.
The longtime Columbia resident was 85.
He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Dr. John Leake Pitts, a retired pediatrician who during a long career in public health had been the acting Anne Arundel County health officer, died of cancer Wednesday at his Annapolis Roads home. He was 85.
Born in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of John...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Joan B. Walters, a former Baltimore Sun editorial assistant who earlier had worked in the newspaper's library, died New Year's Day of heart failure at her Rosedale home.
She was 62.
Joan Barnes was born in Baltimore and raised in Turners Station. She...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Bruce R. Kane, a retired mechanical engineer whose career in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry spanned more than six decades, died March 15 of complications from melanoma at his daughter's Brandywine home.
The one-time Timonium...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Doris J. Spriggs, a former Social Security Administration specialist who later became an aide to six Baltimore mayors, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center.
The longtime Edmondson Village resident was 79.
"Doris was really one of the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97.
Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Adrian W. Rich, a retired Baltimore businessman and volunteer, died Aug. 29 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. The longtime Lutherville resident was 98.
Adrian Warwick Rich was born in Graham, Va., which is now Bluefield, Va. He was a 1932 graduate...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Jul 8, 2012
Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies.
"Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....