| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Their loss Wednesday in a federal appeals court left Baltimore's police and fire unions with a few options to continue the fight over Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 2010 pension reform law, but none of them look promising. Rather than subject themselves...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Whatever the reason for Brenda McKenzie's decision to leave as head of the Baltimore Development Corporation after just two years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made a shrewd move by recruiting City Councilman William H. Cole IV to take her place. Ms....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore finance director Harry Black is resigning to become the city manager of Cincinnati — the latest of at least six high-level departures from City Hall in a year.
A Park Heights native, Black had been the city’s finance director for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Wednesday is Baltimore's 285th birthday.
Or is it?
A quick Google search declares July 30, 1729, as the day the city was founded. That's when the colonial assembly of Maryland passed the bill that established Baltimore as a town.
But historians such...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Ernest L. Caldwell Jr., a retired senior city planner and urban designer who did early studies for what became Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died of complications of Parkinson's disease July 8 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Stoneleigh resident was 74....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
| May 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For the first time in two decades, Baltimore County doesn't have a favorite son or daughter in the governor's race. All the more reason why candidates seeking Maryland's top office are fighting for the votes of county residents.
"Baltimore County is...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who briefly considered running for governor himself last year, endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for the job on Tuesday.
The Baltimore County Democrat was one of the last holdouts in the congressional delegation to pick a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If Yevola Peters were ever in a tight spot, she hopes that someone would be willing to lend a hand.
That's why the 78-year-old Annapolis resident has devoted her life to advocating for at-risk families and children in the Annapolis area.
"We are our...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
My former Baltimore Sun colleague Antero Pietila asks a big question on his Facebook page: "Who was the most influential Baltimorean of all time, and why?" It's a delicious ponderable, and the discussion it provoked has been going on for a week.