| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators.
"I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected in a string of armed robberies in Baltimore last Thursday.
A news release with surveillance photos of the man, dressed in a dark blue zip-up hoodie and beanie, said he...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages.
It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:07 AM
An independent grocer's profit margin is so slim that Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax may be to blame for the pending demise of Santoni's Supermarket, industry experts said Monday.
"It was, in my opinion, a prime factor" said Jeff Metzger, publisher of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Facing criticism from a struggling local business, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's bottle tax Tuesday as essential to rebuilding Baltimore's schools. But the mayor acknowledged she would have to suspend a program that delivers fresh...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A second vendor has filed a lawsuit against Santoni's Supermarket, a Highlandtown institution that said earlier this week it will be forced to close because of Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax.
G. Cefalu & Bro. Inc., a 100-year-old fruit and vegetable...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Santoni's Supermarket closed its doors on Tuesday after operating in Baltimore for 83 years.
The Highlandtown store blamed its demise on the city's tax on bottled beverages, which more than doubled to 5 cents per bottle in July. The store said its sales...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Dennis S. Hill, a former Baltimore City Police Department spokesman known for his mellow voice, authoritative presence and accessibility to the media, died Saturday of heart disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Forest Hill resident was 71.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:59 AM
A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the I-395 exit has closed one of two southbound shoulders at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A single-vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County on MD 32 East at MD 198 has closed one of two eastbound traffic lanes and one of two eastbound shoulders at 8:41 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported that...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The 2002 Baltimore Region Rail System Plan envisioned a fully-connected transit system. But budgetary constraints and poor planning have whittled it down to the Red Line — a proposed east-west light rail line whose projected cost has exploded to $2....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Motorists should expect additional road closures in Baltimore connected to the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix, city officials said Tuesday.
To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at 9 p.m....