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  • Surveillance images give unfiltered feel to WMAR standoff coverage

    Surveillance images give unfiltered feel to WMAR standoff coverage
    An emotionally disturbed man drives a landscaping truck into the lobby of Baltimore TV station WMAR around noon and then spends the afternoon inside the building watching other TV outlets covering his five-hour standoff with police. Sounds like a media...
  • Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]

    Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]
    Letter writer Taylor Smith-Hams rightly points out the need for a price on carbon to fight climate change: By making fossil fuels more expensive than renewable energy, the market phases them out ("Carbon fee is best climate change option," May 11). But...
  • Kamenetz and developer funding campaign chest

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and a prominent developer are funding a campaign chest that can be used to back candidates they support — even as the developer, Caves Valley Partners, is awaiting county approvals to proceed with major...
  • WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says

    WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says
    Vladimir Mehul Baptiste imagined conversations with his family, according to his mother, banged on the walls of his home screaming, "What's wrong with me?" and sat in a rainstorm because he said it felt good. The man now accused of ramming a stolen...
  • DeJuliis is sliming Brochin [Letter]

    DeJuliis is sliming Brochin [Letter]
    I am dismayed at the misrepresentations Connie DeJuliis has expressed about herself and her opponent, Sen. Jim Brochin in a flurry of negative political mailers ("Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district," May 17). Ms. DeJuliis...
  • Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson

    Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson
    A man who claimed to be God rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the WMAR television station Tuesday, according to police and employees, barricading himself inside the building for several hours as journalists scrambled to cover their own story from the...
  • Don't let distillers set Md. DUI policies [Letter]

    Don't let distillers set Md. DUI policies [Letter]
    In his letter ("Mandatory ignition interlock would save lives — period," June 5), Keith S. Franz hits the nail on the head. We don't have a practical solution for distracted driving yet, apart from telling people not to do it. Drunk driving is...
  • Know when to let go

    Editors are properly suspicions of neologisms, vogue terms, jargon, and slang. Holding back and waiting to see whether they have more of a life span than a mayfly is a perfectly reasonable editorial judgment. But when the battle is lost, there is little...
  • A good walk spoiled, a random shooting survived

    A good walk spoiled, a random shooting survived
    A note about Jeff Yeatman: I sought him out; he did not contact me. Until I asked, he'd never given an interview about the random act of madness that occurred 15 years ago near his office in downtown Baltimore. "I actively avoided it at the time," he...
  • Suspected counterfeit tickets at Coppin graduation, hundreds shut out

    Suspected counterfeit tickets at Coppin graduation, hundreds shut out
    Hundreds of people who came to watch their loved ones graduate from Coppin State University were turned away Saturday after the venue filled to capacity, and the staff suspected counterfeit tickets were to blame. Clara Phillips came to Baltimore from...
  • Catholic employers exempted from birth-control requirement

    Catholic employers exempted from birth-control requirement
    A network of Catholic employers is temporarily exempt from the federal government's requirement to provide free birth control coverage for workers, a federal court has ruled. The ruling this week by an Oklahoma judge grants a preliminary injunction for...
  • Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence

    Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence
    A Columbia man shot by a Howard County police officer after pulling a knife inside a BJ's Wholesale Club last summer pleaded guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Howard Carvel Smith, 33, of Harper's...