| Feb 20, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Rick Santorum, who appears to have taken this week's lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the presidency, accused President Obama the other day of following a "phony theology," elevating earth above humankind. On Face the Nation yesterday,...
| May 30, 2012
| 11:19 AM
By Louise Vest
100 Years Ago
A journey: Zion to Belmont
From a 20-year look back column in the Times (1892):
W.F. Iager of this county, and Miss Maggie Dinkleman, were married in Baltimore, at Zion Independent Lutheran Church."
Zion opened for...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The men behind Downforce Racing have convinced city officials they have the skills to run the Baltimore Grand Prix, have secured the blessing of IndyCar executives and have sweated through months of contract negotiations.
But those efforts pale in the...
| May 27, 2012
Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home.
And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The Baltimore school system will deploy testing monitors to all schools administering the state assessments next week, even as the city principals union has called for investigations into alleged cheating at 16 schools to be suspended.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:08 PM
The Class of 2012, the last class to ever walk the halls of the old Bel Air High School building, graduated Tuesday evening.
Class President Emily Gryglewski referred to this during her speech, as she presented the class gift to the high school, a fund...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Elizabeth M. "Betty" Dugan, a volunteer and World War II veteran, died Feb. 29 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Ruxton resident was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore businessman and a homemaker, the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Harford Technical High School's Class of 2012 marked one of life's biggest milestones Friday evening during the school's 34th commencement ceremony.
Senior Cobras were excited, but a little nervous, while waiting for their big moment.
"I'm nervous I...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:04 PM
About eight years ago, Reiter Boldt made a current events presentation to his Hillcrest Elementary School classmates.
When he came home, he was more shocked that his peers knew nothing about the topic than pleased with his talk, which was likely about an...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:28 PM
It was a party unlike any Baltimore had ever hosted during the usually sleepy Labor Day weekend, with candy-colored cars speeding noisily around the Inner Harbor to the delight of crowds drawn to the city's inaugural Grand Prix.
But behind the scenes,...