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  • Youth issues the focus of latest Baltimore mayoral candidate forum

    One teen spoke about attending 17 schools due to an unstable family. Another discussed the isolation she felt being raised by an unemployed single father who devoted more attention to her younger half-siblings. A third dedicated her question for the...
  • Baltimore man found guilty of killing federal informant

    After five hours of deliberation, a federal jury convicted Antonio "Mack" Hall on Thursday in the retaliation murder of an FBI informant, who told investigators that Hall liked to "bang the gun" and was connected to several drug-related killings in the...
  • Md. projects seek foreign dollars from would-be immigrants

    The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
  • Study: Md. among best in results of transportation spending

    Maryland ranks among the best states in measuring the results of transportation spending, according to a report released Wednesday by two important think tanks. The state was one of five to be classified as "leading the way" in all categories rated by...
  • Closet secrets

    Closet secrets
    Remember when a walk-in closet was considered a luxury item in a home? Now, what makes any fashion fan salivate is the idea of a closet room. Baltimore interior designer Amanda Austin says more and more homeowners are converting a room to a closet. "No...
  • Charts and graphs become art at Stevenson University

    Charts and graphs become art at Stevenson University
    Viewers see first the beast's ravenous mouth, with six fangs increasing in size and as pointed as daggers. The fiend is wearing a "Vote" button with an image of the American flag, and its tail snakes into a dollar sign. Even before gallery-goers scan the...
  • Twelve days without a murder — is this an accomplishment?

    Your article "Man slain downtown; 3 hurt in Westport," May 12) noted the killing "broke a streak of nearly 12 days without a homicide in Baltimore, one of the longest stretches in years." I don't know whether to snicker or cry regarding that tidbit....
  • Murders still too common in Baltimore

    As a 17-year-old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, I am increasingly concerned that gun violence is becoming too common of a story as in the recent drive-by incident ("Main slain downtown; 3 hurt in Westport," May 12). A deadly driver rode around...
  • Baltimore remains a violent city

    Regarding Justin Fenton's article "Man slain downtown; three hurt in Westport (May 12), I am a 17-year old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute who thinks gun violence is becoming an all too common story. What caught my attention the most was Mr....
  • Few takers so far for direct wine shipping

    Few takers so far for direct wine shipping
    This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit. Since the state made the...
  • City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million

    City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million
    Baltimore's $1.2 million settlement agreement with a group it had picked to develop a parcel the city now wants to make available for a slots casino was the right thing to do. There was no indication that the Gateway South sports/office complex originally...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...