| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:26 AM
It may be hard to picture, but it's possible for us to have clean waterways in the Baltimore region. Imagine a Herring Run safe for kids and dogs to play in, a healthy Gwynns Falls, or an Inner Harbor that is no longer hazardous but is actually suitable...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A 15-year-old boy was shot in East Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, police said, and his injuries were not expected to be life-threatening.
The boy was shot about 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of North Patterson Park Avenue and East Hoffman Street,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. reacted with disbelief upon hearing that an illegitimate tax break was inexplicably on the property tax bill for a rental home he owns in Northwest Baltimore — again. "No, it's not," he insisted...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:35 AM
With the weekend upon us, there are events happening in the city aimed at enlisting residents in improving their neighborhoods while also cleaning up Baltimore harbor. Oh, and participants will be getting a little fresh-air exercise in the process....
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 AM
The good news for critics of a plan to develop the old Crittenton Home for Girls in Hampden is that the Maryland Historical Trust will hold a pubic hearing June 6 on whether to modify an easement that prohibits new construction on the site.
The bad news...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:23 AM
A shooting that killed a man and a triple shooting that injured three people Wednesday night followed another recent stretch of violence in Baltimore.
Detective Angela Carter-Watson, a police spokeswoman, said homicide detectives were investigating the...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Baltimore police seized three assault rifles and more than 7,000 rounds of ammunition in a drug raid on an East Baltimore house just north of Patterson Park.
Francisco G. Milos, 29, reportedly told officers he had the weapons because he was "preparing...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Often when an old home is in the final stages of an interior renovation, the grandeur of new molding, flooring and light fixtures stands out like a masterfully worked canvas awaiting the addition of the primary subject. Such is the story unfolding...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Blocks of cement for a front lawn and a rooftop deck with a view for backyard entertaining are just two of the amenities that drew Patricia Brunetti from Washington to Baltimore.
Her dream home in Canton is among a group of townhouses that have been...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Among all the lovely, quirky, industrial, upscale, up-and-coming and historic Baltimore neighborhoods, Danielle LeClair chose Highlandtown for the nearby park — and the parking.
A Massachusetts native and nurse practitioner in geriatric...