| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:08 PM
For the better part of a decade, Jill Crowther-Peters has portrayed the widowed seamstress who stitched the Star-Spangled Banner, but on Thursday she had the chance to really feel what it was like to be her.
Crowther-Peters, dressed as 19th-century...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:03 PM
It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday.
A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:13 PM
A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more.
Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861
One week after the bloodless...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved.
Mr. Schaefer was 89....
| May 25, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Baltimore police are searching for a man who allegedly took a photograph of a 15-year-old girl in an Inner Harbor bathroom last month by sticking his camera phone underneath her stall.
Police said on April 17, the girl noticed someone taking her...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:52 PM
A group of youths attacked a federal office worker and a BGE employee Thursday morning in downtown Baltimore in random assaults that police said were related.
The workers suffered injuries described as minor in the latest in a series of violent incidents...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:15 AM
A 51-year-old federal office worker was jumped and beaten by up to five juveniles Thursday morning in downtown Baltimore’s Hopkins Plaza — an apparent random attack and the latest in a series of assaults in the heart of the city.
| May 31, 2012
| 2:31 PM
A 26-year-old man has been charged with reaching under a bathroom stall at a Harborplace pavilion and photographing or videotaping a teenage girl, according to Baltimore police.
The incident occurred about 12:30 p.m. on April 17, and the suspect was...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, a chance of rain and thunderstorms, and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be rainy, with a low temperature around 65 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Over the past seven months, Jheri Stratton has been quarantined in her house for a while, ordered to wear a mask to walk her dog, and monitored twice a week by a city Health Department official who watches to ensure that she swallows a handful of pills....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion.
Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...