| Jul 16, 2011
| 10:42 AM
John Mackenzie Wilson, who mapped the Eastern Shore for the Maryland Geological Survey, died of a lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, July 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fells Point resident was 57.
Born in Salisbury,...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 1:07 PM
William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78.
The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker, he was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Orem "Jerry" Wahl, the co-owner of a Mount Vernon framing shop who was a theater first-nighter, died of a heart attack Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73.
Pat Moran, a friend and film casting agent, said he was stricken while in the lobby of...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:23 AM
A Timonium man is anxiously awaiting the weekend's mixed doubles tennis finals at the London Olympics in hopes that his grandmother — the last gold medalist in the event nearly 90 years ago — is recognized by event organizers for her...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:34 AM
It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent.
Before she turned up, my newspaper career had consisted of listening to Baltimore policemen reminisce about great hangings and covering bush-league statesmen deploring the state of the world.
| Apr 12, 2009
In his quest to capture a spot at a top college, Andrew Lutz has done just about everything right at Pikesville High School.
He has earned a nearly straight-A average, taking 10 Advanced Placement classes and wrapping up two years of calculus by the...
| May 19, 2010
With more than 300 miles of coastline, the Outer Banks has stretches of sand that are consistently rated among the top beaches in the world — a perfect setting whether you crave an active vacation or a simple barefoot walk along empty beaches....
| Jul 11, 2005
LONDON - Londoners flocked to churches yesterday to grieve and to pray for the victims in last week's transit bombings as thousands prepared to return to work and the city center today for the first time since the attacks.
Far below ground, rescue...
| Nov 20, 2003
The slumbering media-celebrity-industrial complex awoke with a vengeance yesterday, as cable news coverage was dominated by the issuance of arrest warrants against music superstar Michael Jackson for multiple counts of child molestation.
It was O.J....
| Jun 6, 2004
Last of five chapters
Sixty years ago this morning, just a half-mile off the coast of Normandy, high winds tossed the flimsy landing craft in which Charles "Harry" Heinlein was riding. It was the first time the 22-year-old Army private from Baltimore...
| Apr 20, 2005
LONDON - From Notre Dame in Paris to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, cathedral bells tolled and prayers were offered yesterday to celebrate the election of Pope Benedict XVI.
Roman Catholics and political and religious leaders around the...