| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:15 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to start cloudy and then become sunny, with a high near 102 and west winds between 6 and 9 miles per hour. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Heat index values will be as...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Maryland officials are working behind the scenes to lure the FBI's headquarters to the state from its longtime home base in downtown Washington as the agency seeks an updated building to carry out its expanded counterterrorism and cyber crime missions....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Few people, from politicians to commenters on Facebook, expressed surprise when The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that the city’s population has continued on a downward trajectory.
Some did wonder, though, whether the minuscule number of people...
| 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....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Federal government workers earn 16 percent more than their counterparts in the private sector, according to a report released by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday that is sure to play into the heated debate over federal compensation....
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In terms of its size and composition, Harper's Choice isn't all that different from other villages in Columbia.
What sets it apart from other places in town is its location: The Village of Harper's Choice was built on the first tract purchased to make up...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:22 PM
When Baltimore County Police Capt. Andre Davis took command, late in 2010, of recruiting and hiring, he could see that efforts to bring in African-Americans had slipped. Background checks were not being completed on many applicants, and no effort was...
| Mar 21, 2012
I want to tell you about North Laurel's Michael Ratcliffe — he is someone I could write a couple of columns about with the many things he is involved with in our community.
I could also tell you about his work as the assistant division chief for...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:35 AM
A $28 million renovation project in three phases will add more residences and new amenities to Charlestown retirement community by spring 2013.
The move comes in response to increased demand from aging baby boomers and the high rate of those age 65 or...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:55 PM
What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks?
"Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs."
Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
| Apr 22, 2012
Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week.
Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Violence against juveniles has declined significantly in Baltimore in recent years as juvenile arrests have dropped and student graduations increased — a trend that the city schools chief said stills lags behind perceptions of the city's youths....