| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 AM
The term “prodigy” has followed bluegrass singer-songwriter Sierra Hull for more than half her life. How could it not, when Alison Krauss invited her onto the Grand Ole Opry stage at age 11, and the respected Rounder Records released her debut...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LaMikgo Biega arranged mulch around the base of a small oak tree in Druid Hill Park as her son Xavier, 9, helped with the task.
"You gotta move it away from the tree," Biega, 47, told her son, spreading the mulch to ensure that thick piles don't inhibit...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Esther R. Levin, who spent her life fighting for women's rights, died Jan. 26 of Alzheimer's disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 88.
The daughter of Frank J. Rubenstein, an insurance consultant, and Mary Rubenstein, a homemaker, Esther Gertrude...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:36 PM
When Dr. Frank M. Reid III, senior pastor at Bethel AME Church, said "bless your heart" to his congregation this Sunday, he meant it literally.
It was Red Dress Sunday at the church off Druid Hill Avenue, an annual event launched in Baltimore by St....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore rising on Russell Street.
As cement trucks rumbled over stubborn patches of...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77.
He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Collegiate athletes Elizabeth Tauber, Wilhelmina Austin and Lenier Tucker collectively earned a Harford County triple Saturday in an invitational indoor track meet at Princeton University.
Tauber won the 3,000-meter run and set yet another Towson...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For most of John Ruppert's career, metal sculpture has been a major focus, but he has added photography to his pursuits lately. Some of the results can be sampled and savored in an exhibit at C. Grimaldis Gallery titled "The Iceland Project."
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Homicide detectives were investigating an afternoon shooting that occurred Friday in West Baltimore in a residential area between Mondawmin Mall and Druid Hill Park.
The shooting occurred at about 3:45 p.m. in the 3500 block of Woodbrook Ave. The...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The fatal shooting Monday morning of a 48-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore was the sixth killing in as many days, pushing the city's homicide count to its highest level in four years.
Police said the unidentified man was shot in the chest at about...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Angela M. "Angie" Keister, a retired Baltimore County Courthouse secretary and avid gardener, died Dec. 11 of dementia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 98.
The daughter of a flooring salesman and a homemaker, Angela Rosemond...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...