| May 3, 2012
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the...
| May 2, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77.
| May 3, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Baltimore County police are making another plea for help in finding the killer of Joann "Jody" LeCornu, a 23-year-old Towson University student who was shot in the back near her car in a shopping center on York Road in 1996.
Metro Crime Stoppers has...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Martin A. Fischer, 21, of the first block of Clayton Street, who was being held at the Harford County Detention Center, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Five short narrative films, on themes ranging from a modern-day urban cowboy to a scamming extraterrestrial, kicked off the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival at MICA's Brown Center Thursday night.
Maryland's festival remains the only one of its kind...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure.
Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent.
"I got fought on it, by...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Linda Eberhart believes that all children can succeed in school regardless of their circumstances, and she spent 42 years working to make sure that happened in the Baltimore's most challenging schools. First as a teacher starting in 1970, then as an...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Charles "Chuck" Busnuk, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene grants writer, died of cancer Aug. 31 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Canton.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was a 1966...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Worthington Foster, 38, of the 100 block of Spesutia Street was charged Thursday with marijuana possession.
Marcus Leon Haynes, 24, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:24 PM
R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22.
The performance lineup, along with other details of the three-day festival that attracts about 350,000...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:48 PM
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...