| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s.
One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Baltimore City homicide detectives are investigating the beating death of a man found Tuesday afternoon inside a home in North Baltimore's Oakenshawe neighborhood.
Police said an acquaintance of the 50-year-old victim, whom detectives are not yet...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A year ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave an inaugural address that was both lofty in vision and grounded in reality — the poetry of growing Baltimore by 10,000 residents in the next decade tempered by the prose of how to get there.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Nearly five months after a portion of East Monument Street collapsed in a gaping sinkhole, city officials reopened the street Wednesday afternoon, completing one of the city's largest underground utility repairs ever.
"It's been a long and tough journey...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and it isn't letting up yet. After a second bout of icy precipitation Wednesday, more snow, sleet or freezing rain is possible over the weekend.
For the second time in three days, accumulating snow...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Catherine G. Votta, a homemaker and retired card shop manager, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Dec. 1 at Stella Maris Hospice. She had lived in the Box Hill section of Abingdon. She was 87.
Born Catherine Emery in Baltimore, she grew up...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Traffic was easing on I-97 southbound near Route 32 in Anne Arundel County around 11 a.m., an hour after all were reopened in the wake of a fatal accident.
Accidents also slowed traffic on Veterans Highway and Benfield Boulevard in Anne Arundel County,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, I-895 was closed in both directions at the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel in Baltimore City, due to an accident involving seven vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Russell Street at Bayard Street in Baltimore City, Route 100...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:45 AM
When Laura Abel was approached to join a Polar Bear Plunge team, she said what most people would say: no. After all, you're diving into water in the middle of winter.
"My gut reaction was, 'That's insane. Can I just give you some money!?'" said the 25-...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:17 AM
One man was killed and another injured in a double shooting in southeast Baltimore on Tuesday night.
At about 9:25 p.m., police responded to investigate a report of gunshots north of Patterson Park in the 600 block of N. Milton Ave. While searching the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Police released the name of the man killed in a double shooting on Tuesday north of Patterson Park.
Justin Lee Milton, 32, of the 5100 block of Lodestone Way, was found shot in the head in the 2500 block of Monument Street Tuesday night. About a half...