| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:05 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration's proposed Red Line in Baltimore has received U.S. approval to move to the next phase of development, a strong indication that the east-west light rail line will eventually qualify for federal funding.
Gov. Martin O'...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:52 PM
We were in high day-before-the-move-gear on Tuesday. I was in the Rodgers Forge house where my sister moved on Wednesday, when I felt a heavy thud. I thought the two men who had come to clean the rug had turned on the nozzle from their truck full throttle...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:04 PM
As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle.
Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:53 PM
When the strongest vibrations of Tuesday's earthquake struck during the first day of school in Anne Arundel County, students at Wiley Bates Middle School in Annapolis heeded evacuation instructions blared over the public address system and filed out of...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:41 AM
Now that Baltimore's debut Grand Prix is just days away, the trash talk is revving up by the hour. And that's not counting the race car drivers.
Nope, the motormouths trading good-natured insults are the fans who will watch the races up close and...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 11:27 AM
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 seconds to children across the country with life-threatening illnesses.
Still, the wishes usually fall into one of four categories: I wish to be; I wish to meet; I wish to have; and I wish to go.
| Sep 24, 2011
Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu, an otolaryngologist and audiologist who had been director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Hearing and Speech Center, died Sept. 15 of myeloproliferative disorder, a blood disease, at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Elinor W. Bodian, who worked as a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 40 years and was also an abstract painter, died Sept. 16 of heart disease at her Roland Park Place home.
She was 90.
The daughter of a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:22 PM
This week brought some of the best moments of the Orioles' 2011 season. On Monday, they beat a detested foe, the Red Sox, in a home game -- and in doing so forced Boston, recently the clear leader in the American League wild card race, into a tie with the...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 2:13 PM
When Roscoe Bartlett was thrust suddenly into front runner status in a topsy-turvy race for Congress in 1992, Republican leaders in Maryland arranged a meeting so he could get to know them.
Maybe it was his ill-fitting suit, or his folksy demeanor, but...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:42 AM
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Photo exhibit — Hosted by Central Maryland Photographers Guild, opens Fri., June 17, 5 p.m.,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Every so often, a tear dripping off Sharmalita Christians' face splashed onto the photo she was clutching of a man with an inviting grin.
He was her brother, a 44-year-old man who was in a car accident and then died of an aneurysm on Dec. 31. For...