| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:55 AM
It wasn't 10 minutes after the Maryland Senate passed a bill dramatically expanding gambling in the state before Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller was looking forward to the next step in casino growth.
Speaking with reporters early Wednesday after...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A Massachusetts physician was formally nominated to be the Green Party's contender for the U.S. presidency Saturday afternoon at the downtown Baltimore Holiday Inn hotel.
Jill Stein, who was the expected nominee, beat out actress Roseanne Barr handily....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:40 AM
100 Years Ago
Candidates in Baltimore
From the Times political news: "Wednesday last at Sea Girt, N.J., Hon. Woodrow Wilson, the present governor of New Jersey, was notified of his nomination by the recent Democratic National Convention held in...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
A 120-year-old water main that broke and flooded downtown streets will disrupt traffic for at least three weeks, said city officials who reminded residents that such disruptions are frequent because of the aging infrastructure beneath Baltimore.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Grout used to protect steel support cables in the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 over the Potomac River, may be contaminated with an excessive level of chloride, a corroding substance known to accelerate rusting.
The Federal Highway...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:08 PM
With the presidential convention season upon us, political and campaign junkies will most likely find Stan Haynes' recently published book, "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," a fascinating and...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The silence was probably what concerned Calvin Walker most.
It made the 5-minute car ride from the Ravens' complex to their Owings Mills apartment feel like a cross-country trip. It marred meals and lingered over nights at home.
Walker moved from...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Give Sergio Kindle credit.
The Ravens outside linebacker, who has had a solid training camp so far, doesn't blame his failure to make an impact over his first two NFL seasons on his fall down a flight of stairs in July 2010. He sustained a fractured...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week.
The legislation will be on the Senate...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:07 AM
William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Wave it proudly, dear readers, today (Friday) is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B. J. Cigrand and the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisc., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th anniversary of...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:55 PM
"On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19-year-old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its significance," says the National Flag Day Foundation on its website.