| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss.
Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore City is at a transportation crossroads. We can move in the direction of a safer, healthier, more sustainable and economical city — the direction in which dozens of cities across America are moving — or fall back on prioritizing...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Track conditions on a CSX Transportation railroad line appear to be the focus of a federal investigation into the train derailment that killed two women in Ellicott City last month.
A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
When Sue Schwartzman first walked through her newly built single-family home in Owings Mills, she carried four paint samples from room to room. All Duron colors, their names — Mystic Green, Viola Satin, Prestige Purple and Violet Kohl — got...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Former Ravens defensive lineman Lamar Divens was allegedly assaulted by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks.
Following a June 8 dispute outside of Brooks' home where Divens urged an intoxicated Brooks not to drive and refused to give him his car...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Gary Gakenheimer lives in the Chestnut Hill Cove neighborhood on one side of the Stoney Creek Bridge in northern Pasadena.
On the other side of the bridge: his barber, his grocery store, several fast-food restaurants.
For five weeks starting Monday,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Following a Welcome by Ila Christenbury of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, the opening ceremonies was held at 11 a.m. at the judges viewing stand with master of ceremonies Bruce McCubbin presiding.
The Aberdeen Proving Ground Color Guard led...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors.
The Maryland Department of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Until last month, 29-year-old Jamar Simmons was living a double life, police say.
He fought fires for Baltimore out of a decades-old brick firehouse in Hampden, earning close to $60,000 annually.
He also managed a prostitution ring out of a renovated...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Talk about two political careers going in opposite directions.
Last Sunday, I wrote about the top Sunday morning public affairs shows like "Meet the Press" falling in love with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and booking him every chance they get.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Kelvin Manrich, the last of 15 Baltimore police officers convicted of taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks from a Rosedale auto repair shop, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Friday, ending the prosecution phase of one of the worst scandals...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:56 AM
Ben Baker's summer doesn't include mornings of sleeping in or days of lounging on the couch playing video games or watching TV. The 17-year-old Howard High School rising senior is spending his summer as an apprentice grease monkey, working on Howard...