| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94.
Born in Summit, N.J., and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher.
It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Harold Newton Barr, a Baltimore resident and former Army radio operator who announced from a schoolhouse in Germany the death of Adolf Hitler, died at his home Dec. 22 of natural causes. He was 91.
Mr. Barr was born March 4, 1921, in New Haven, Conn.,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Morgan State University officials broke ground Wednesday on a $72 million business school — the first step, they said, in a plan to expand the campus' western edge while improving a troubled shopping center.
The 140,000-square-foot Earl G. Graves...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Baltimore City Police Department employs more people than any other department of city government, yet most of its officers live outside the city. Many residents like the idea of police officers living in their communities because they view them as...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:52 PM
The Candlelight Concert Society is tooting its own horn by commissioning a new piece of music to celebrate its 40th anniversary season. Paul Salerni's "Many Happy Returns" receives its world premiere performance by the Philadelphia Brass Quintet on...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:01 PM
Rob Annicelli's drive to stop a huge slots emporium planned near his home led him to extremes.
He used vacation days to gather signatures for a referendum blocking the project, and took more time off to sit in a courtroom, monitoring a court effort to...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:54 PM
The woman who was with Kenneth N. Harris the night he was killed said in court Monday that she was "terrified" when a man in a white Halloween mask walked up to the car they were sitting in and fired a shot at the former Baltimore city councilman,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:12 PM
John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87.
Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
After seeing a Saturday night movie, my wife and I had come out of The Charles and were headed for the parking lot. At the corner of Charles Street and Lanvale, coming directly at us, was a good-looking man of about 35. "Uh, oh," I thought. And sure...
| Oct 20, 2011
"We're hooked on so many foods we never would have tried before," say Stan Posner and Sandra Phillips-Posner, co-authors of the travel guide book "Drive I-95."
They start their list with "Berger cookies in Baltimore, Polock Johnny's sausages, chocolate...