| 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...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Jane Bialek, a longtime Bolton Hill resident and potter, died May 23 of heart failure at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. She was 92.
The daughter of a stockbroker and a homemaker, the former Jane Phillips was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and raised in...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:04 PM
As summer began last year, with the Grand Prix of Baltimore about three months away, organizers had sold no tickets. They had landed no sponsorships. And they hadn't put out a single advertisement.
Financier J.P. Grant and his group, Race On LLC,...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
After five years of progress in reducing or holding virtually stable the number of homicides committed in Baltimore City, 2012 saw a disturbing rise in killings over the previous year. City officials need to ask themselves whether this is merely a...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A 29-year-old man was shot in the leg in an attempted robbery on Thursday, Baltimore police said.
The victim, who police did not identify, told investigators that at about 4:35 p.m. on Thursday, a black man in his 20s wearing a gray jacket approached him...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Two people were reported robbed in the same area, and around the same time, Monday night in downtown Baltimore, police confirmed.
It was unclear whether the same group of suspects was involved, a police spokesman said.
In the first incident, a 32-...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
More than a year ago, police suspected that James Berry III had killed a man during a triple shooting in Bolton Hill, and they presented their evidence to prosecutors.
At the time, the case was not deemed strong enough to merit arresting Berry, once a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Paul W. Wirtz, former deputy director of facilities engineering at Aberdeen Proving Ground and longtime comptroller and trustee of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Nov. 4 from multiple organ failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:02 PM
In one sense, last week's approval of Question 6, a referendum on the Civil Marriage Protection Act, came too late for Homeland residents Lisa Polyak and Gita Deane, the lead plaintiffs in an unsuccessful lawsuit that presaged same-sex marriage in...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Baltimore homicide detectives have charged 25-year-old James Berry in a 2011 triple shooting in Bolton Hill that killed a 21-year-old man.
Berry, described by one police commander as a "high roller" because of his suspected connection to violence, was...