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Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. A...
Mary Murphy looked up from the paperwork on her desk one day in May 1968. A man stood in the doorway of her office — a Catholic priest. He was staring at her. "Can I help you, sir?" said Mary Murphy. The man in the doorway didn't hesitate....
Joe Tropea thought he was writing a research paper on the Catonsville Nine, a group of Catholic anti-war activists who set draft records ablaze outside a Selective Service office in 1968. But what he was really working on was a movie script. "I just got...
A shouting match between Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and protesters disrupted a groundbreaking Friday morning at the site of a new 700-seat elementary school in Mays Chapel, continuing the wrangling between the county and area residents...
Tags: Kevin Kamenetz, Timonium
A Montgomery County woman who has split with other Second Amendment activists on how to fight Gov. Martin O'Malley's recently passed gun safety bill said Friday that she has received the green light to begin a petition drive to bring the issue to a...
In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk. Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
The 90-day legislative session in Annapolis wrapped up at midnight Monday to mixed reviews among environmental advocates, who hailed the passage of a bill promoting offshore wind development but had little else to celebrate. Gov. Martin O'Malley, who...
The Carney Improvement Association has limited means, never has more than $1,000 in its financial accounts at any one time and has only about 20 active members. But it has Meg O'Hare, and that's saying a lot. O'Hare, who has been president of the...
Tags: Perry Hall, Harford Road, David Marks, CVS Corp., Dunkin' Donuts
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher. It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
The Baltimore SunHolding cut-outs of activist Kim Trueheart's face, protesters objected at Wednesday morning's Board of Estimates meeting to her ban from City Hall. "I was with Kim Trueheart a week ago when she was arrested trying to attend this very meeting," fellow...
A judge on Wednesday lifted a ban prohibiting political activist Kim A. Trueheart from entering City Hall — and she promptly returned to the building, where she attended the mayor's news conference. At a District Court hearing Wednesday morning,...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Trials, Rob Morris, Women's Health
Activists, public officials and residents gathered Saturday outside an east Baltimore liquor store — where a man was severely beaten on Christmas Day — to protest violent attacks on gay people Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts...
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