| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:31 AM
"Wicked" strikes many a chord, and not just during its catchy songs. It also speaks to issues of prejudice and intolerance.
"Outsiders tend to get bullied," said the musical's producer, Marc Platt. "And Elphaba" — aka the Wicked Witch of the West...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Initially scheduled to host a Fitness Day for the third consecutive year this morning at Booker T. Washington Middle School in Baltimore, Ravens star free safety Ed Reed didn't arrive until this afternoon because he wasn't feeling well, according to his...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The sight couldn’t have been easy for Ravens fans: Ed Reed wearing a Houston Texans’ hat and later holding up a blue No. 20 jersey.
For Reed, a Raven for 11 seasons and one of the franchise’s best ever players, it wasn’t an...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Barely a week after the group made national news for advocating for racial segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Towson University's White Student Union is again drawing attention for plans to conduct nighttime patrols to watch...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A Towson University student made national news at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday when he suggested segregating black Republicans from the rest of the party.
A Black Republican from Alabama, K Carl Smith, hosted a panel...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $500,000 for activists to offer West Baltimore children holistic services from "cradle to college to career," under the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative.
The Promise Neighborhoods...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
William Nathaniel Tate, a retired concrete worker and Korean War combat veteran, died of heart disease Feb. 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The former Park Heights resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he attended Booker T....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news.
Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 8:11 AM
They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:24 AM
The Laurel Mill Playhouse had plenty of unexpected drama to compete with June 1, as storms interrupted transportation and threatened to drop tornadoes during its run of "Ragtime — The Musical," directed by Michael Hartsfield, of Laurel.