| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore's Latino Economic Development Center will open a satellite office along Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
The office, to be located in space donated by the Southeast Community Development...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Heads bowed, hands clasped, they stood in the jockeys' room at Pimlico Race Course, one hour to first post, as one of their own led the riders in prayer.
"Lord, take care of all those here who are risking their lives today — the jockeys and gallop...
| May 9, 2014
Box of Rain
Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Having just spent five weeks in Central America, I felt heartsick on reading about the Maryland National Guard hunting down the poorest and most vulnerable people crossing our borders ("Maryland National Guard helping to patrol Mexican border," April 26)....
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I've been thinking a lot about college lately. It's not as though it's staring me in the face, either. The oldest is finishing his freshman year in high school. The youngest is still in elementary school.
Still, what's occurring on America's college...
| May 10, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother.
After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Baltimore once suffered the highest rate of tuberculosis infection of any large city in the country — 75 cases per 100,000 people in 1966.
Since the 1980s, however, the city has served as a model for tuberculosis control and prevention, helping to...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As a Field Artillery officer in the 82nd Airborne Division and a veteran of the Afghanistan Campaign, I've been called a lot of things, but never unprincipled. But with the way some of my fellow Republicans talk, I'm Benedict Arnold.
Since leaving the...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
President Barack Obama told donors in Maryland on Monday that this November's midterm election will be "critical" if Democrats hope to increase the federal minimum wage or approve major changes to U.S. immigration laws during his final years in office....
| May 30, 2014
| 8:28 PM
For the second time this week, family and friends of Oscar Torres gathered in public Friday to mourn his death, worrying, they say, that without holding vigils his killing will be forgotten and the person who shot him during a robbery will go free....
| May 23, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The United States grants asylum protection to immigrants of special humanitarian concern who were persecuted in their home countries because of their membership in a particular group and who aren't barred from eligibility because of some past crime or...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy.