| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year.
In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:22 AM
From The Aegis dated Oct. 29, 1987:
It was a big week for law enforcement in Harford County 25 years ago, when more than 25 illegal video poker machines were seized and 40 drug dealers were arrested during separate raids.
The first was the video poker...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:40 PM
"Gone, but not forgotten" is the nostalgic slogan adopted by organizers of Discover Daniels Day, a one-time event Saturday that will mark 40 years since the last remnants of the town of Daniels were demolished by Tropical Storm Agnes.
Haven't heard of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:57 PM
How cold will it be Saturday night, when the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants meet in the Motor City for Game 3 of the World Series?
Forty-three degrees, with temperatures dipping into the upper 30s by game's end, predicts meteorologist Jim...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Half of Marylanders view Martin O'Malley's performance as governor favorably, but only one in five say they would support him for president, according to a new poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun.
After a rocky year that included two special sessions of...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:26 AM
From The Aegis dated Nov. 5, 1987:
The $29 million Waste to Energy plant, which in 2012 is nearing the end of its useful life, was brand new 25 year ago this week, when it was being prepared to go into operation.
The incinerator was to be fueled by...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
| May 3, 2012
| 7:55 AM
The big hats, the beautiful flowers, the maypole, the lemon peppermint sticks — those are the hallmarks of Baltimore's Flowermart, an oasis of old-fashioned gentility that its organizers promise will stay that way.
Which is why it's a little...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:26 PM
William J. Schmidt, a former department store buyer who later became director of administration for the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, died Monday at his Bel Air home of complications from Parkinson's disease.
He was 79.
The son of a Baltimore...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Readers might conclude that they were well served by The Sun editorial page's 1971 endorsement of City Council President William Donald Schaefer for mayor. Perhaps less so by its lament that he was "not an inspiring leader" or its prediction that the city...