| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:16 PM
When Baltimore first installed crime cameras in 2005, they numbered fewer than 200 and were largely confined to high-crime areas.
Two mayors later, the number of cameras in the city's police surveillance system has quadrupled. Baltimore owns 583 and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Chip Olsen and his wife, Linda, grew up on Long Island. Their memories, reflected in framed photographs on the walls of their home, are of long afternoons sitting on sandy beaches or idly dangling their feet from one of the many piers along the shore....
| May 4, 2012
Sunday, May 6
Lecture The Columbia Jewish Congregation Adult Education Committee presents Dr. Carolivia
Herron speaking on "Out of Africa: Jewish Stories From Ethiopia And Zimbabwe" at 9:30 a.m. at Oakland Mills High School, 9410 Kilimanjaro Road in...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore police officers may not "prevent or prohibit" people from taking photographs or video of crime scenes and other law enforcement activities that are in public view, according to a department-wide directive made public Friday.
The new rules...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Award-winning Carroll County photojournalist, fine art photographer and author Phil Grout will appear for the opening of his latest exhibition Friday, May 4, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Off Track Art in Westminster.
The exhibit, "Child of the Universe," is a...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Marjorie G. Gilbert, a retired certified public accountant who co-owned a Baltimore County jewelry business, died of pneumonia complications Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital. She was 88 and lived in Owings Mills.
Born Marjorie Gross in Newark, N.J., she was a...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:56 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland said Monday that it wants to know what police are doing with information collected by automated scanners that routinely read the license plates of drivers throughout the state.
Since at least 2005,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Your recent article about surveillance cameras in Baltimore was alarming ("City surveillance camera system to expand, July 21). In Baltimore, the number of cameras has grown from fewer than 200 in 2005 to more than 800 today, if one includes the 250...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton, a retired Baltimore internist who was also a member of the clinical faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died July 20 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Stevenson...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The four black orbs — dark-tinted security cameras — watch silently overhead in a room filled with stainless-steel pipes. The pipes carry raw milk from four large holding tanks outside the building into two large metal cabinets that look...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Visitors to Baltimore's downtown on summer weekends will see up to 50 additional police officers, a show of force aimed at preventing a repeat of St. Patrick's Day, when hundreds of youths battled and a tourist was beaten — scenes the mayor...