| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:31 AM
The circuses are coming to town!
That's right, we're talking plural. Over the next week, both the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil will be landing in Baltimore for extended stays. Barnum & Bailey, in fact, is already here ...
| Mar 22, 2012
105 years of shows.
90,000 pounds of elephants.
And a bunch of shoes, size 28EEEEE. For the clowns, of course.
When it comes to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, an entertainment extravaganza that routinely, without being challenged, bills...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Long before the throngs of audience members generate "oohs" and "ahhs," the staff of the UniverSoul Circus begins to craft its unusual performances, spending months combing the globe for fresh acts.
The result includes performers such as the Shaolin Kung...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Today’s preview of Towson is the second installment of a week-long series taking a look at each of the seven Division I men's programs in this state in order of their finish from last season. Check back Wednesday for a preview of UMBC. The Sun&...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:31 AM
The brown-furred, black-striped tiger perched atop the hood of a Rolls Royce looked strikingly similar to the 7-month-old tiger now being cared for by the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
But authorities have stopped short of staying whether the tiger...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 6:19 PM
GAINESVILLE — Knocked down, pushed around and beaten up for 30 minutes, the Florida Gators offense had been at the mercy of LSU's physical defense all day long.
But as this marquee matchup of top 10 teams looked increasingly one sided early in...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:33 AM
The pelicans know.
Even simple sea birds can sense tranquillity. That must be why these large-billed creatures like to float on gentle waters that lap softly along Vanderbilt Beach.
Serenity also attracts two-legged creatures of the human variety to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:29 AM
NEW YORK, NY -- The 25-year-old man who jumped from a monorail car into the Bronx Zoo's tiger den was not drunk or insane, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
"Apparently he has some fascination with tigers," Kelly told CNN affiliate WABC. "He...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:08 PM
A 400-pound Siberian tiger named Bachuta soon will be back on display at the Bronx Zoo after a bizarre incident in which a man jumped from the monorail into the tiger den and suffered severe injuries. Zoo workers distracted the cat long enough for the man...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Taxes. Now there's a word that's sure to get the blood flowing.
Although perennially a subject for discussion, it seems that it's become more a part of our national and state and even local discourse over the past few months.
So, always interested in...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Dave Wilkinson steered his pickup truck along a bumpy dirt road before making a sharp turn across a train track and parking in front of three big-top tents that rise above fields of beets and garbanzo beans. Wilkinson lowered his......
| Aug 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
BEIJING â Performing animals in Chinese zoos and parks are often trained using abusive practices, including routine beatings, and are housed in inadequate shelters, according to a report by a Hong Kong-based animal welfare group released Monday. Bears...