| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Mitt Romney's ill-considered remark about the destitute, "I'm not concerned about the very poor," and his subsequent awkward explanation of it represented something more noteworthy than a rich man's gaffe. The question raised by the episode is not...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:10 PM
A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
The move is highly unusual, and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David.
The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:44 AM
Former Fallston Psychologist David Wayne Schrumpf, 56, was sentenced to 18 months in jail for sexually abusing three girls in his care. Although in his plea agreement, Schrumpf agreed to six years, Harford Circuit Judge Maurice Baldwin modified the...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I was recently shown a picture from one of the Occupy protests taking place across the country. It featured a young woman surrounded by police. She was the only protester in the picture, but she didn't seem intimidated. All by herself, up against the...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year.
You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Occupy Baltimore protesters set a new scene Tuesday for their stand against corporate greed and social injustice: a red-brick rowhouse in Union Square where a 65-year-old widow has made her home for nearly six years.
As many as 100 protesters gathered...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Lila Kara said she threw a housecoat over her pajamas and grabbed her two Yorkshire terriers — Yori and Evancho — along with a couple of white work shirts Wednesday when the Baltimore City Sheriff's Office arrived about 10 a.m. to evict her....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
This letter is in regard to your recent coverage of the foreclosure protest in Union Square ("Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure," Jan. 11). As a reader and subscriber to the online and print editions of The Sun, I am disappointed...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:38 PM
I am bemused at the recent Supreme Court decision that did not uphold the request that protestors against abortion stay a specified distance from persons entering abortion clinics. The rationale being that it is said protestors' freedom of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:08 PM
You probably have to spend some time in front of an abortion clinic to really get a sense of the tension and passion at play between anti-abortion protesters who masquerade as “sidewalk counselors” and the women with unwanted pregnancies who...