| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Parents walking their children to class Thursday morning in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood were met by a grim sight: Crime scene tape roping off a field many cut through to get to Coldstream Elementary School.
Baltimore police said a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Fred Rasmussen wrote a terrific article about Sunday's inaugural Art Outside at Druid Hill Park ("Arts patron revives Druid Hill outdoor festival," May 17).
The event was outstanding, bringing the city back together in a beautiful setting. Many...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66.
"Gilbert had an abiding...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You and your dog are cordially invited to a happy hour Friday, Feb. 22, in downtown Baltimore to party with and help the Maryland SPCA, and the pets are guaranteed to have as much fun as the people.
The March for the Animals Kick-Off Party for people and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Amelia J. Brooks, a retired store manager and active church member, died Feb. 16 from heart failure at a daughter's home in Buford, Ga.
The former longtime West Baltimore resident was 90.
The daughter of a cobbler and a housekeeper, the former Amelia...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Students and staff were evacuated from Westside Elementary School in Baltimore's Penn North neighborhood early Friday morning after carbon monoxide levels rose to a level higher than is considered safe in the school's boiler room, a Baltimore City...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:29 AM
A quick hit of thick, wet snowflakes mixed with rain dusted the Baltimore area with another light snow -- 2 inches at the most -- as snow lovers continue waiting for the region's first significant winter storm in at least two years.
That 2 inches of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss.
From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Marguerite Theresa Petersen, a retired Baltimore elementary school teacher, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 11 at Union Memorial Hospital. The West Baltimore resident was 89.
Born Marguerite Theresa Page, she was the daughter of Dr. George C. Page,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A relatively weak system dusted the region with snow Friday afternoon, prompting schools, courts and libraries to close early and slowing the evening commute.
The anticipation of a treacherous afternoon rush hour had many starting their weekends early....