| 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.,...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore area hospitals provide the best patient care in the country, according to a new survey.
Nearly half of the area's hospitals - nine out of 16 - are in the top 5 percent of all of the hospitals in the United States, according to the survey by...
| 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,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:06 PM
For the first time in years, Baltimore is no longer among the nation's five deadliest cities, according to statistics for 2011 compiled by the FBI and released Monday.
Baltimore saw a 12 percent decline in murders last year, with the total dropping below...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Kenneth W. Davis, a retired Boy Scouts of America official who was active in the affairs of Severna Park United Methodist Church, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Severna Park resident was 84.
The son of a garage owner and a homemaker,...
| Feb 5, 2012
Former Boston Mayor Kevin Hagan White, who steered the city through the racial storm caused by court-ordered school desegregation and is credited with giving political access to blacks, women and gays, died late last month at his Beacon Hill home.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Harry L. Rosenzweig, an influential mathematics professor who had been chairman of the math department at McDaniel College, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at his Westminster home.
He was 72.
"Harry was very popular with math majors and, in general,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore police officers may not "prevent or prohibit" people from taking photographs or video of crime scenes and other law enforcement activities that are in public view, according to a department-wide directive made public Friday.
The new rules...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:41 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I believe the 9th needs the combination of skills that I as a teacher bring to the table. It needs understanding, inspiration, and...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:24 AM
A man and woman suspected of trying to rob a bank in downtown Laurel — and of robbing several banks in Connecticut and Virginia — have been arrested and charged with armed robbery.
Kevin W. Bolden, 46, and Moneek Grant, 34, both of New Haven,...