| Nov 25, 2011
For many Harford County runners, the weekend was a celebration of long-distance racing.
Among the top performances: Christy Hoppe, of Havre de Grace, ran 3:10:31 in the Philadelphia Marathon. Mike McMonagle, of Bel Air, placed 19th among 950 in the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 1:54 PM
About 16 months from now, bicyclists will be able to ride from the Inner Harbor to Pennsylvania Station on a smooth path all their own.
Little by little, crews working in the shadow of the Jones Falls Expressway are inching their way north, building a...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:20 AM
In the bright sunlight of a late November Saturday, Maryland Institute College of Art sophomore Colleen Collins was keeping company with a 12-foot-tall lion.
The 2009 River Hill High School graduate is a painter. Her latest — and certainly her...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 9:45 AM
The recommendations from the Institute of Medicine to largely end chimpanzee research are a huge step forward ("End chimp research, panel urges," Dec. 16). However, these recommendations do not have any teeth as they are not enforceable. It is necessary...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:41 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday, Dec. 26:
Government offices, courts and libraries: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. (Offices in Howard closed Dec. 26-Jan. 2).
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:17 AM
The forecast isn't pretty, with highs predicted in the high 90s, and thousands of people are without power. What's a parent to do to keep cool?
Here's a roundup of some places with air conditioning that are open (subject to change, of course, and...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Two key members of the Baltimore Ravens will rest instead of attending Sunday's AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough.
Breathe easy, Ravens fans, it's not Ray Rice or Ed Reed.
Instead Ravens mascots Rise and Conquer will...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Baltimore Sun
As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more.
Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 6:59 AM
The wintry mix that continues to fall around Baltimore has caused cancellations and delays in some planned Saturday activities.
-Baltimore's finance department has cancelled a budget workshop scheduled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake at the Cylburn...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Thursday, a sure sign that winter will continue for six more weeks.
Amari, the Maryland Zoo's spotted leopard, disagreed.
And the law of the jungle says leopard trumps groundhog every time.
For the second year in a row,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The Mount Vernon house spent decades as one of several 19th-century millionaires' mansions. But in the last 25 years, the Patrick Allison House has found another mission.
Once a church office, it is now a sanctuary for the homeless where a neighboring...