| May 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92.
The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Don't get into business to make money. The temptation to quit will be strongest just before you succeed. And take big risks — even if that means angering a ruler-wielding, 6-foot-tall nun.
Those were among the lessons billionaire Bob Parsons, the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Carolyn P.G. King, the state director of Children's Bible Ministries of Maryland, died of a stroke Oct. 6 at her Elkridge home. She was 73.
Born Carolyn Patricia Grace Byers in Front Royal, Va., she was the daughter of an Army instructor who also sold...
| Oct 15, 2012
Richard Lewis Hill III, a longtime social and labor activist and volunteer at Baltimore Clayworks, died of pancreatic cancer at his Towson home on Oct. 7. He was 68.
Mr. Hill was born in Manhattan, Kan., the son of a lawyer and a homemaker. He studied...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year.
In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:23 PM
In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk.
Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:22 PM
David A. Mack, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. floating drydock operator, died March 14 after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers in eastern Baltimore County.
The longtime Edgemere resident was 77.
Mr. Mack was walking home after spending the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870.
From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Debbie Hurd sees it in the parking lots along North Point Boulevard — the answer to what life would be like if the steel mill that fueled the tight-knit communities near Sparrows Point never reopens.
Fewer cars. Fewer customers for businesses....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Getting fired propelled Roxie Herbekian into three decades of work as a labor organizer.
The president of Local 7 of Unite Here, an international union that represents workers in the hospitality industry, was working as a non-union waitress and room...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Rev. Ellis B. Dawson III, an electrician who later in life realized his dream of becoming a Baptist minister, died Saturday from complications of diabetes at Frederick Villa Nursing Center.
He was 72.
The son of a minister and a beautician, Dr....