| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will be starting daily nonstop service between Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Las Vegas on April 25.
The flight, announced Wednesday, will leave BWI at 7:30 p.m. and arrive in Las Vegas...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver became a fixture at the annual Baltimore Baseball Cruise, traveling as part of a baseball-themed trek around the Caribbean during the offseason for many of the past 22 years.
Early Saturday morning, the 82-year-old...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Raymond C. "Ray" Bingel Sr., a retired Baltimore Sun dispatcher, died Jan. 4 of cirrhosis of the liver at his Glen Burnie home. He was 69.
Mr. Bingel was born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, where he attended Anne Arundel County public schools....
| Jan 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home.
She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The president of Baltimore City Community College was forced out this week, following a tumultuous two years and a recent dramatic drop in enrollment.
President Carolane Williams said she was caught off guard when two trustees called her Monday to say...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:16 PM
For as long as Ryan Hunter-Reay can remember, the Indianapolis 500 was a huge deal. As a small child growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Hunter-Reay used to plop down a plastic race track and line up his miniature race cars in front of the television set...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season.
That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto.
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities.
Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting.
In a way, it is.
Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:11 PM
For some airline passengers, Black Friday has arrived a week early courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
The airline could not contain itself, launching a one-day only Doorbuster Sale today. The dominant carrier at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Shirley Reingold, who managed the early R&B vocal group The Orioles and wrote their 1948 hit song "It's Too Soon to Know," died of heart disease Oct. 10 at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. The native Baltimorean was 89.
She was known professionally as...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
A once-prominent Eastern Shore congressman who left office in 1980 amid allegations that he had solicited sex from a 16-year-old male prostitute was flagged the same year by the Boy Scouts of America in the organization's expansive "perversion files."...