| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Chuck Wienckowski returned to Alcatraz recently, just over a year after completing his first Escape from Alcatraz.
This time, the 66-year-old Bel Air resident was much faster in the annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 1. He competed the 27.5-...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:15 AM
After winning the last two Howard County Cups, and taking first and second in the state tournament in girls singles last year, Atholton was the prohibitive favorite coming into this year's county tournament, the week of May 10 at the Wilde Lake Tennis...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Baltimore police say they plan to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups using social media and undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the packs of riders.
Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:14 AM
The prevailing wisdom is that 'hon' is short for honey, a term of endearment for the working women of Baltimore.
But a new, radically different theory emerged in a large sign that leaned against a psychedelically painted bus, converted to a mobile...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Aaron Alexander Lee, 32, of the 300 block of Law Street, was charged Wednesday with narcotics possession with intent to distribute, drug possession other than marijuana,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere.
| May 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
About 50 youngsters poured into Druid Hill Park and stole four dozen bicycles Monday evening that city workers had put out for a popular bike-sharing program, authorities said.
City officials said Friday that the Ride Around the Reservoir program is...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman, who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate.
The politicians say they...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:15 AM
It was one of those rare June days in Baltimore — warm and sunny, not yet hot and humid — so you could take a good, long walk through the city without shvitzing or getting terribly distressed.
I mean, you could actually feel good about the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If you want to learn the history and habits of a Baltimore neighborhood, just spend part of a weekend on a community walking tour. Residents open their homes and gardens for a peek at what is normally locked and bolted.
I am often startled by the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Like the sound of a Greek Revival mansion with an "amazing view"? Want to own a "piece of Baltimore history"? Willing to look beyond a "scarred exterior"?
Baltimore Housing has launched a marketing campaign for a select group of so-called "eclectic"...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday.
"City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...