| May 1, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Franklin W. Littleton Jr., a retired career Air Force officer and a businessman who was a big-band and Dixieland music aficionado, died April 20 of complications from dementia at Nichols Eldercare, an Edgewood assisted-living facility. The Bel Air...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:55 AM
100 Years Ago
From the social column:
"Mr. Kenneth Barnes has accepted a position with the Gas and Electric Light Co. Baltimore.
"Mrs. Marriott Shipley in some way slipped in going down her cellar stairway last Sunday morning,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Westminster High School marching band has performed in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and Gov. Martin O'Malley's inauguration parade.
But the band has an opportunity that would trump those special appearances. It has been invited to...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people.
Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Nine months before Bobby Ross came out of retirement to coach football at Army in December 2003, the United States began its military involvement in Iraq. As he dug into his new job at West Point, Ross was thinking more about how to rebuild a team that...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:50 PM
PASADENA, Calif. — His career is dwarfed by his incision.
"It's the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction while using the Palmaris longus tendon," he said. "That's why they call it Tommy John surgery."
But it is actually the Frank Jobe surgery....
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from without.
President Barack Obama's re-election mirrors the self-indulgent, greedy and envious nation we are rapidly becoming.
Pollsters Michael Barone and...
| Feb 27, 2013
I was born in 1946, just when the boomer wave began. Bill Clinton was born that year, too. So was George W. Bush, as was Laura Bush. And then the next year, Hillary Rodham. And soon Newt Gingrich (known as "Newty" as a boy). And, also in 1946, Cher....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Ravens fans are ready to rush New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, emptying their pockets for tickets to the big game and scrambling for a seat on an available flight. With travel packages going for thousands of dollars, you'll want to make your stay in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Since World War II, Americans have tended to elect middle class presidents. With the exception of the two Bushes — the first of whom lost his second election, the second of whom "lost" his first — both parties succeeded by nominating...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:21 AM
As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Seven decades later, retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Thomas Ward still remembers the details of his Baltimore Sun paper route, calling the Windsor Hills terrain "horrible."
For $2.40 a week, 4 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, he walked. His...