| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
What's more embarrassing than to have to take down a commemorative statue? Accomplished individuals may encounter situations over a lifetime that overshadow the acts that brought them recognition. William Donald Schaefer's statue was dedicated at a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
As the General Assembly nears the halfway point in its 90-day session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and key legislators have yet to agree on a plan to pay for new roads, bridges and transit lines — a decision many consider critical to Maryland's economy....
| Jan 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Hattie Harrison, the matriarch of East Baltimore politics who often greeted colleagues as "Baby" and was known for her signature curled hair and Southern cooking, will be remembered at a funeral at noon Feb. 9.
Mrs. Harrison died of heart disease...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Who pays for the food involved when mayors and governors make bets on football games?
When it comes to Faidley's crab cakes, the centerpiece of the market package Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has wagered on Sunday's AFC championship game, Faidley's is...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Richard Ben Cramer had the gift of a great writer: an agile mind that generated entertaining books and magazine articles in topics as disparate as Middle East politics and baseball.
The Chestertown, Md., resident, who died Monday at age 62, "had raw...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:39 PM
John Carroll Coolahan, a decorated Marine and former member of the Maryland Senate who acquired the reputation as the "Lion of Halethorpe" when he opposed construction of the Baltimore Metro rail system, died Sunday at St. Agnes Hospital. Family members...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:20 PM
State regulators considering Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s request for higher rates will hear this week and next from the people least likely to agree: BGE's ratepayers.
So far, though, the volume is hardly deafening: Only one person spoke Monday...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers with opinions about the utility's request for higher rates can air them at public hearings beginning Monday.
BGE wants to increase its distribution charges about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:49 AM
WEATHER: Windy, with gusts up to 50 mph and wind chills in the 20s.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
More wintry weather in forecast amid bout of slush: Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Christopher C. Hartman, known as Baltimore's P.T. Barnum when he staged flamboyant media events as press spokesman for Mayor William Donald Schaefer, died of heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 67 and lived in Cockeysville....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot posted this letter to supporters Tuesday on his website.
As we approach the heart of the holiday season and the end of 2012, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued...