| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office.
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:26 PM
In the late 1990s, David M. Kennedy came to Baltimore riding high in criminology circles, eager to prove his unorthodox approach — which had reduced gun violence in Boston and Minneapolis — could work in one of America's most dangerous cities....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Why do no white kids go to school here?"
A 14-year-old ninth-grader asked me this question earlier this semester about the school she attends and where I teach. Smart and genuinely curious, she asked the question without any of that world-weary irony...
| Aug 13, 2013
TUESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| Football || Arena: Spokane@Arizona (T) || CBSSN6 a.m. ||
|| MLB || Orioles@Arizona (T) || MASN9:30 a.m. ||
|| San Francisco@Washington || MASN7 ||
|| Pittsburgh@St. Louis || MLB8 ||
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:05 PM
CHICAGO -- Scott Feldman already has a locker in the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field, his new Orioles No. 34 jerseys hanging inside.
He’s currently on his way from Oakland – where the Cubs are playing and Feldman was slated to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:26 PM
NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE
Jamel Artis, Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), PITTSBURGH
Chase Cormier, Fishburne Military / Milford Mill, GRAMBLING STATE
Will Darley, Fishburne Military / Dulaney, UMBC
Rodney Elliott, John Carroll, UMBC...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:24 PM
As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.
In an evaluation of teachers' instruction,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:43 AM
The Orioles’ early afternoon start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour.
But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume.
As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...