| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Adventure and fresh air? Sounds like a winner to me. Here's what organizers have to say about Hike & Seek:
"National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, is pleased to announce the Hike & Seek event at Druid Hill...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100.
The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 86.
Born Ethel Allen Wagandt in Baltimore, she was the daughter of George Taylor Wagandt and...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Police found a gunshot victim Friday on a sidewalk just south of Druid Hill Park, another in a series of deadly shootings in the neighborhood that has capped a bloody summer and shaken residents who have not seen such violence in years.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:46 PM
4:46 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an air quality alert across Central Maryland for Wednesday, with "Code Orange" conditions. Code Orange indicates air pollution levels unhealthy for sensitive populations, including...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:37 PM
As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be.
But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Baltimore police accused a woman of covering for her boyfriend, a suspect in the murder of a one-year-old boy in Cherry Hill, by trying to file a false theft report for the getaway car used in the killing, according to charging documents obtained...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
July is the month for farm-fair footraces.
The Harford Farm Fair 5K drew a field of 87 runners to the Bel Air Equestrian Center Sunday. The run was added two years ago, complementing other, more unusual contests of speed and power at the fair –...