| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"I know this sounds racist, but ..."
So goes the subject line on last week's email from Bill, a reader. It seems Bill has an idea. Given that "all of the radical terrorists have been Muslims," he wants the government to mount a program to surveil...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success.
A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a monster, but that shouldn't restrict investigation into his beliefs that led up to the Boston Marathon bombing. This act of terrorism was abhorrent, but I don't fault Rolling Stone for doing an article on the subject, or for putting...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education.
Among them is Erika Brannock, 29,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A Carroll County Ravens fan bid $57,100 on a customized Jeep owned by running back Ray Rice — and 10 percent of that price will benefit the Erika Brannock Fund, supporting the Towson preschool teacher injured in the Boston Marathon bombing....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Barack Obama boasted that he had put al-Qaida "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Brittany Kamasinski had heard nothing of the NFL's new security measures when she reached the gates at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday for a public Ravens practice.
So the Dundalk resident was startled when stadium workers told her she could not enter...
| Apr 26, 2013
In today's ever-growing coagulation of fact, fiction and rumor from print, digital and social media, where is the news consumer to look with confidence for the truth?
The flood of instant accounts of the Boston marathon explosions and their alleged...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Davenport Preschool Director Liz Harlan, along with staff and parents, spent nine months working toward the day when the tiny chairs and tables of the new Hampton school's classrooms would be filled for the first time with children scribbling with...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it.
Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
| Apr 16, 2013
Less than 24 hours ago, an apparent act of terrorism marred this year's Boston Marathon.
It's too early to know many of the details about this tragic event. Late last night, officials were reporting three deaths and well over 100 injuries; soon we...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:39 PM
When the baseball season began, Erika Brannock and her friend Breanna Dickerson made plans to spend a Saturday night this summer attending an Orioles-Yankees game at Camden Yards.
Two weeks after they purchased tickets for Saturday's game, those plans...