| Aug 25, 2014
Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92.
"Cordelia was a...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Mary Beth Lennon keeps a construction hard hat handy on the small conference table in her office at Mercy High School.
As the new president, essentially a chief executive officer for business operations, Lennon, 46, is chief marketer, fundraiser,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:35 AM
It's commendable that, in the face of litigation from residents of East 26th Street over this spring's collapse of a retaining wall abutting a rail line, Baltimore officials are clearly admitting to have made mistakes in their responses to the repeated...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Mykell Hatcher-McLarin, a transgender man, said he feels he has a "target on my back" in Baltimore and could be attacked at any given moment.
"They are out to get me," said Hatcher-McLarin, 21. "We don't feel safe in Baltimore."
Ken Jiretsu, also...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own.
Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village are seeking compensation from the city and CSX Transportation for damages suffered when they were displaced from their homes by a landslide in April that sent half their block crumbling onto railroad tracks...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The city of Baltimore and CSX Transportation have agreed to split the cost of rebuilding the one-block retaining wall that collapsed along East 26th Street in Charles Village, ending months of negotiations over who was responsible and how much taxpayers...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:31 AM
It seems to me that if Charlie Duff and others want to attract 10,000 new families to the city they are putting the cart before the horse in terms of enticements ("Two ways about it," July 16).
How about there being something to go to on foot or bike...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Young women smile in old photos of the Women's College of Baltimore from the late 1800s and early 1900s, holding one another's waists as they dance playfully on the St. Paul Street campus, form human arches for the others to duck under, or sit cross-...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime.
In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
A late-night cookie store will open in Charles Village in late July. The store will be open every day until 3 a.m.
Insomnia Cookies, a Bryn Mawr, Penn.-based bakery and dessert cafe that delivers warm cookies to the customer's door until the wee hours...