| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein said Thursday that no one will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting by police officers of a plainclothes colleague, whom they mistook for a gunman, moving authorities a step closer to closing one of the...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Upon entering the G. Krug & Son blacksmith shop, I was handed a pair of safety goggles and immediately knew I was in for a treat.
All around me were the goings-on of a bygone era. Peter Krug, owner of the Baltimore workshop that has been in business...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:55 AM
More than a third of Baltimore neighborhoods don't have ready access to healthy foods, leaving one in five residents to rely on high-fat, high-calorie meals from corner stores and carryout restaurants, a new assessment shows.
City, academic and nonprofit...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:01 PM
For the first time in decades, flouncy, flowered dresses, hat boxes and shopping bags filled a storefront window at Howard and Lexington streets, once the center of Baltimore's retail district.
Ladies in pearls and long gloves, wild-haired hippies and...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The gunman held a small black revolver to the back of the man's head and demanded, "Give me what you got," according to the police report. He forced the victim to the pavement at Clement and Covington streets in South Baltimore, and took a wallet and cell...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun:
Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Even a lottery official, a woman who spends her days dealing in hundreds, thousands and, yes, millions, was having a hard time Thursday getting her head around this monstrous number: $540 million.
"It's hard to even fathom this kind of money," said...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:28 AM
Imagine the crowds that attend Artscape and the city marathon. Add the throngs drawn by Barack Obama's pre-inaugural visit. Mix in a few ethnic festivals and a bunch of holiday parades, and you get a sense of the transportation tangle Baltimore faces when...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Last Tuesday, Baltimore had its first live on-air mayoral debate among all the candidates, including incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
WMAR (Channel 2), Baltimore's ABC affiliate, didn't cover the event at all.
WBAL (Channel 11), the city's NBC...
| Sep 10, 2011
Mere seconds after setting foot on the bustling sidewalk outside Lexington Market, Frank M. Conaway Sr. is surrounded first by a small group of admirers, quickly followed by hordes of hangers-on howling his name.
Like many Baltimoreans who have fallen on...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:07 PM
They rapped on doors, waved bright signs, groused about the media, ate chicken wings, and shook hands — lots and lots of hands.
The women and men hoping to win the Democratic nomination to be Baltimore's next mayor whirled through the city Monday,...
| Sep 24, 2011
The cardboard models showed what a new town hall near Cross Street Market in Federal Hill could look like.
The graduate architecture students at Morgan State University crowded around professor Sanjit Roy as he critiqued the miniature buildings one by...