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  • Murder outside school in Coldstream Homestead Montebello

    Murder outside school in Coldstream Homestead Montebello
    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...
  • Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist

    Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist
    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. A...
  • Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation

    Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation
    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...
  • Art Outside festival was a delight

    Art Outside festival was a delight
    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...
  • Gilbert T. Renaut, Annapolis activist

    Gilbert T. Renaut, Annapolis activist
    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...
  • Happy hour, with dogs, to benefit SPCA this Friday

    Happy hour, with dogs, to benefit SPCA this Friday
    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...
  • Amelia J. Brooks, store manager

    Amelia J. Brooks, store manager
    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...
  • Westside Elementary briefly evacuated for carbon monoxide

    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...
  • After another light snow, season again pacing below normal

    After another light snow, season again pacing below normal
    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...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    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...
  • Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher

    Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher
    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,...
  • Light snowfall prompts early closings, slows evening commute

    Light snowfall prompts early closings, slows evening commute
    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....