| Jan 9, 2012
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby.
In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A diverse group of educators — including a former Gilman School headmaster — plans to open a public charter school in 2012 that would focus on preparing high school students in the York Road corridor for college.
"We envision being the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
With almost every regulatory hurdle cleared, planners believe they are about two weeks away from sinking a 563-foot former Navy destroyer off the coast of Maryland to create the largest artificial reef on the Eastern Seaboard.
The Arthur W. Radford,...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Dr. Robert Russell Kent, a cardiologist who left his field to serve Baltimore AIDS patients and the sick in Third World countries, died of cancer Monday at his home in Lutherville. He was 77.
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Washington, D.C., he was a...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 7:08 PM
A Maryland state trooper was stabbed in the hands as he fought off a knife-wielding man Saturday morning after responding to a car crash call on the Capital Beltway near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
Trooper Byron Tribue, 26, was treated and released from...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Theater audiences are typically faced with no-no's before the action starts — no recording devices of any kind, no picture-taking.
Things are a little different at performances of "Bump," a dark comedy currently receiving its premiere production...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is dropping the county's long-standing opposition to a casino within its borders and endorsing construction of a $1 billion, Las Vegas-style gambling palace at the riverside development known as...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry.
A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller welcomedPrince George's County ExecutiveRushern L. Baker III's support for a casino in the county Friday but rejected Baker's opposition to considering Rosecroft Raceway as one of two possible sites.
| 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....
| 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...