| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Police found a decomposing body floating in an industrial area Thursday at the mouth of the Inner Harbor, a grim discovery that marks the ninth time since October a person has turned up dead in the waters of Downtown Baltimore.
Investigators say they...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Baltimore was hit with the biggest winter storm of an already brutal season today, here's a rundown of how the region is coping:
- FORECAST: The snow has tapered off, but more winter weather is on the way Thursday night and into the weekend. Get more...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Friends and family remembered philanthropist and Whiting-Turner Co. CEO Willard Hackerman on Tuesday as a loyal and smart businessman who was generous with his time and money.
Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg eulogized Hackerman before hundreds of mourners at...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:31 PM
When James Rouse created Columbia nearly 50 years ago, he never imagined the Maryland town would be catapulted into the national consciousness as the site of the latest senseless shooting.
Unlike most postwar suburban communities, Columbia was planned, a...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:23 PM
CAMBRIDGE — This historic Eastern Shore city offers a glorious view of the Choptank River, but its working waterfront is a forlorn place.
The once-thriving tuna canneries are long gone, and a failed port now sits at the mouth of Cambridge Creek,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:58 AM
In the face of the federal claim that homelessness has been receding since 2010, the U.S. Conference of Mayors reports that most cities are experiencing surges of homelessness. It's perhaps unsurprising, given a recent announcement by the chief federal...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Residents of the Village of Cross Keys are opposing plans by the owner of the Cross Keys Shopping Center to rebuild a gatehouse there.
New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corp. proposes a makeover of the center that would include razing the aging...
| Dec 11, 2013
The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky.
Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out."
He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61.
Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...