| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Ron and Tracy Troutman, of Whiteford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Marie, to James Joseph Toohey, son of John and Barbara Toohey of Temple Terrace, Fla.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of North Harford High School and a 2009...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Gay rights activists, religious leaders and politicians are gearing up for two months of campaigning on the Maryland referendum to strike down same-sex marriage legislation that passed in March.
Hot off the political conventions in Tampa and Charlotte,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Question: What is the most guaranteed applause line in American politics today?
Answer: Anything that allegedly benefits that fine group of Americans known as the middle class.
Want proof? Well, just about every other sentence uttered at the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
On Sunday, the Orioles escaped Oakland – their house of horrors – and avoided a three-game sweep.
Two of three would have been nice, but not getting swept was paramount.
Now the Orioles step into a stretch in which they have to dominate....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Amtrak, long one of the favorite whipping boys of fiscal conservatives, is getting another thrashing from Mitt Romney and the Republicans. From all the attacks, one might think that the nation's bargain-basement passenger rail system was the cause of...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
It won't have the glitter of the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions, but Baltimore will nevertheless get a piece of the 2012 nomination action as the national Green Party opens a three-day convention here today to pick a presidential...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Davie, FLA -- The body of murder victim William Norman was to be shipped today to his native Maryland, where former students and colleagues remembered him as a beloved high school principal with the Anne Arundel County public schools.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Sister Mary Annita Link, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had been a primary educator, died July 10 of heart disease at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County.
She was 89.
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Maryland's Republican Party seems to be solidly behind presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but the party raised some eyebrows today with an email solicitation.
The missive advertises an upcoming pig roast. Among expected attendees it lists...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Rick Dutrow knows there's a difference coming into Preakness with a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and one that didn't even make it to the starting gate at Churchill Downs.
If anything, it might be a little easier for Dutrow coming to Pimlico...