| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Frederick J. "Jack" Beste, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died Wednesday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from pneumonia. He was 88.
The son of Frederick J. Beste Sr., a cemetery director, and Evelyn Bevans Beste, a homemaker,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Hamilton G. Walker Jr., a retired chemical engineer who later established a custom furniture making business, died Friday of cancer at his Stevensville home. He was 72.
The son of Hamilton G. Walker Sr., a civil engineer, and Mary Mount Walker, a...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
And no longer would those who...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Elizabeth A. "Betty" Baker, the longtime church secretary at Aisquith Presbyterian Church, died Saturday of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 78.
The daughter of the Rev. Edward G. Conrad, pastor of Aisquith Presbyterian Church, and Elizabeth A....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Lakiea Williams, 25, of the 1500 block of Mitchell Lane, was arrested last Wednesday on a Baltimore City warrant charging him with first- and second-degree assault and...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Two fires were reported within blocks of each other early Tuesday morning in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood.
At around 4:34 a.m., a single-alarm fire broke out at a vacant dwelling in the 2800 block of Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore City fire officials...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Two more people were killed Tuesday night in separate incidents in Baltimore, continuing a violent start to May.
The first killing was reported around 9:50 p.m., when police responded to the 2400 block of Wellbridge Dr. in the Hamilton Hills...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71.
"He had trophies that are...
| May 23, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The owner of Zeke's Coffee is Thomas Rhodes, the fellow with the tattoos, ear piercings and gray goatee. He might still look the part of a rock 'n' roll roadie, but that career was years ago, before he found a life in coffee.
He was a barista at the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Megan Hamilton, program director for the Creative Alliance and one of its founders, will be leaving the arts organization in November.
"I first became involved in the Baltimore arts scene in 1981," Hamilton said in a press release sent Wednesday...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey.