| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The discovery by firefighters of the bodies of two men in the burned-out basement of a Mount Vernon eatery quickly turned into a murder investigation, as a weekend without any shootings in Baltimore gave way to a bloody Monday.
Police were also...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A 19-year-old man suspected of killing another man at a playground in Greektown this month was captured early Thursday.
Capone Chase, whom Baltimore police had publicized as the city's "Public Enemy No. 1," was arrested without incident about 4:45 a.m....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years.
Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Baltimore police say they are making progress after identifying a recent pattern of robberies in the Canton area.
In the past few days, there have been at least three robberies there, including a woman who had a gun placed to her head while unloading...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:37 PM
There's a transformation taking place this fall that is obvious from the former National Brewery in Brewers Hill. On a terrace just below the iconic Mr. Boh sign, I observed a construction army at work along Conkling and Dean streets. Over the summer,...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers.
Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Baltimore police have arrested two women and three men accused of posing as city tax collectors and violently robbing elderly people in their homes.
Tierra McCoy and Vaneka Powers, both of Baltimore, have been charged with robbery, conspiracy and...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:07 PM
If you knew what actually happened to Georgia Gould in 2008 as she regained consciousness on a stretcher in California, IV sticking into her arm, your first question might be a lot like Georgia's.
She knew she'd blacked out on the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Ikaros is in its new home. The new location opened very quietly on Aug. 3, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his brother.
Ikaros didn't have far to move — just one block up Eastern Avenue. But because the Kohilas family...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
As the sounds of Latin music filled the Timonium Fairgrounds, Efren Perez and his workers helped fill the bellies of hungry festival-goers with tenderly grilled flank steak cooked at his vendor booth.
The 37-year-old owns a Colombian restaurant, Rancho...