| 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 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Deborah Seymour lives in Federal Hill. But working at Laureate Education Inc. and shopping and dining in Harbor East means much of her life happens on the other side of the harbor.
"Between the restaurants and the retail, it is a place where you can...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Throughout its history, Laurel's location between two major metropolitan cities has made the town a target for eager developers. Two super-sized projects were proposed, one in the 1970s and one in the 1990s, and both were ultimately defeated after...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Seeds 4 Success, a program in Annapolis's Eastport community, was recognized this week for its volunteer programs that help children and their families.
The five-year-old program received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award, created by...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Desteny Monahunt, one of about 100 inner city children who went fishing for the first time April 13, was philosophical about the experience.
"Nature is where you came from, where you get born at," said the Cherry Hill girl, who fished for rainbow...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:26 PM
With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions.
"Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich.
It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...