| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
In the months since the weather warmed up, a Kona Ice truck has been traveling to events in Baltimore County — car shows and ball games and the farmers' market in Towson, to name a few.
The brightly colored truck, owned by Joni and Claude Elmore,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The first chapter of Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock's recovery ended Tuesday when she hoisted herself from a wheelchair into the passenger seat of a silver Honda CR-V and her mother drove out of the Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:40 AM
When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race.
The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A report late Wednesday that a top-secret court authorized the National Security Agency to collect the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers should raise serious concerns about the scope of the Obama administration's domestic surveillance...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A recent squabble between Mount Vernon business owners and community leaders over the limits of a raucous annual gay pride block party has resulted in new limitations on the celebration this weekend.
Organizers have agreed to reduce the physical...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
When I sit down to try to write about tragedies, my mind usually goes to the first chapter of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," in which the author, unnecessarily excusing himself for not having anything erudite to say about the horrors of World...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Erika Brannock, the Towson-area pre-school teacher who had part of her leg amputated as a result of injuries received during the Boston Marathon bombings, is scheduled to be released from the hospital Monday.
She will return to the Baltimore area, where...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Erika Brannock saw flashes of yellow and orange, and she felt as if her body was falling in slow motion when the first of two homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon exploded inches away from where she stood near the finish line.
She heard people crying...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
NAACP employees were going through the mail Thursday at national headquarters in Baltimore when they found a strange-looking envelope. It bore no return address and had a Memphis, Tenn., postmark — just like letters to President Barack Obama and a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Two years ago as he was about to take over a ratings-battered and beleaguered newscast from Katie Couric, Scott Pelley told me he thought great journalism in the traditional sense of that term could still be good business despite the epic change rocking...