| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The federal government began the process Wednesday of selling a 1.1 million square foot complex on North Greene Street in downtown Baltimore that officials expect to be vacant by next year.
The massive Metro West facility, located near the University of...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Back in the late 1950s, when I was in the seventh grade, I brought a deadly weapon to school. One morning, into the pocket of my Catholic school uniform, I slipped a knife. I then said good-bye to my mother and got on the bus for St. Ambrose School in...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Police testified Tuesday that a Severn man, whose 5-year-old son lost consciousness last September after drinking methadone that the father acknowledged buying, waited more than an hour after the boy initially became ill to call for help because he "was...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Can Denver Mayor Michael Hancock bust a move?
After tomorrow night, he might be forced to.
In a bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Hancock promised to perform star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' famous pre-game dance in the event of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Donald B. Cohen, a Baltimore musician who formed the Don Cohen Trio and the Jazz Express, which performed at various venues and social functions, died Jan. 8 of heart failure at the Warren Place senior housing complex in Cockeysville.
He was 78....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:11 PM
The mayor of Denver calls his hurt leg an "injury." The mayor of Baltimore calls it an "excuse."
Addressing the pressing issues of our time, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday took issue with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time.
So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Rose Faro Ponder, a retired Notre Dame Preparatory School food service manager who won blue ribbons at the Maryland State Fair for her baking, died of pneumonia Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. She was 88 and lived in Bel Air.
Rose Faro was...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I cannot believe that our mayor or any other city or state officials would even consider allotting up to $25 million for renovations at Lexington Market ("Lexington's update," April 7).
As a retired merchant with 30 years' experience at Lexington...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Like Baltimore author Patricia Schulteis, I too have fond memories of eating oysters with my grandfather at Faidley's seafood café in Lexington Market ("Loving Lexington Market," April 11).
What the market needs is what other great regional markets,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will join the mayor of San Francisco today for a day of service in Baltimore to collect on a Super Bowl wager that she won when the Ravens dominated the 49ers.
The mayors will help AmeriCorps members revitalize a vacant...