| Mar 6, 2012
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is appealing directly to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on behalf of elephants.
In a letter dated Tuesday, the actress said she was appealing to the mayor "as a mother and proud Baltimore native."
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:59 PM
An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Hello, again. It’s Bucky here, back and refreshed after a week’s vacation (to the Cactus League, in the Phoenix area.) Thanks to SKK for covering for me last week, which could have been a key week, what with Andrea falling......
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:30 AM
What's wrong with our society? Are we that sick that we have more respect for animals than we have for human beings?
A 78-year-old woman was attacked by a pit bull and underwent facial surgery ("Pit bull attack upsets neighborhood," June 8). The incident...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Please allow me to clarify People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' position on pit bulls in light of Sal Grifasi's letter to the editor ("When pit bulls have more rights than humans," June 12).
PETA supports measures that protect both pit bulls...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:15 PM
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) apparently has a bone to pick with Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti. The animal rights group is trying to start a beef with Bisciotti over the team's relationship with KFC, and they are urging the Ravens to...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It is irresponsible to claim, as the letter writer from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) does, that eating meat is equivalent to smoking cigarettes ("Unhealthful foods kill more Americans every year than tobacco," May 13). In...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:43 PM
A woman being sought by police for questioning in the deaths of 40 animals found at a Columbia townhouse Monday was a former employee of the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
A letter addressed from Howard County police to Beth Lindenau was left at the...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Data released showed that most Harford County Public High Schools scored high in reading and math in the Maryland High School Assessment. That data also placed three high schools – Aberdeen, Joppatowne and the Center for Educational Opportunity...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is used to chasing down opposing quarterbacks. Now Suggs is joining PETA in going after fur farms that kill foxes, minks and rabbits -- even dogs and cats -- to make coats out of their pelts.
Suggs will appear in an ad for...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
America just got a little bit greener. Earlier this summer, Aspen, Colo. — John Denver's "sweet Rocky Mountain paradise" — became the first city in the U.S. to launch a comprehensive Meatless Monday campaign. Local restaurants, schools,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:49 PM
A General Assembly work group looking into how the legislature should respond to a court decision ruling pit bulls inherently dangerous wants to rewrite the state's liability laws to treat all breeds equally and to do away with the doctrine that...