| May 10, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you won't be in the Grandstand at Pimlico, you can still celebrate the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes in style with a black-and-gold party.
Black and gold — the colors of the Calvert family — pop up everywhere at the Preakness, from...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore issued more than 16,000 speed camera tickets in less than two months this year before shutting the troubled program down over a programming error, according to figures posted by the city.
The numbers offer a detailed statistical look at the...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Three men were injured when a truck crashed into a city bus stop on Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
The collision occurred about 7 a.m. near the intersection of West North and Park avenues, along the northern edge of the...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:05 AM
If indecent exposure laws aren't enough to give adventurous Pimlico infield visitors pause, here's another disincentive: The famous race course lies inside of one of Baltimore's statistical hot spots for gonorrhea.
Just in time for the end of national...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:18 PM
A Baltimore City police officer was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after he attempted to alert residents about a two-alarm fire in the Bolton Hill neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
Fire department spokesman Capt. Roman Clark said the...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:50 PM
At Liam Flynn's Ale House in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District, two George Washingtons will get you a can of Natty Boh.
But a single Baltimore BNote, with an image of Frederick Douglass on one side and an oriole on the other,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Cups of coffee warming their hands, the two women hovered over pansies.
"I'm looking at the colors that remind me of my grandmother's garden. I'm deciding between the yellow and the white," said Malinda Peeples of Bolton Hill. "I'll probably get them...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adam Riess, the Nobel Prize-winning astronomy professor at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss the expansion of the universe and its mysteries in an event at Bolton Street Synagogue on Sunday.
Riess will present and lead a discussion titled...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Mary Aitken, a retired switchboard operator who taught music in Baltimore public schools, died of Alzheimer's disease March 28 at her home in the Ridervale section of Riderwood in Baltimore County. She was 89.
Born Mary Wootsey Derr in Roanoke, Va., she...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:51 AM
The Rev. Paul Tunkle is retiring next year as rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Homeland, one of the largest churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.
"I am sensing a call from Christ to do something new," Tunkle, 63, of Bolton Hill, said...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:44 PM
In a mostly empty ninth-floor conference room on a recent Thursday evening, the civilian panel charged with investigating police misconduct in Baltimore met for its monthly meeting.
There are supposed to be nine members, but four chairs were empty...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...