| May 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Two teams from the Arbutus area are preparing for Saturday's 15th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race hosted by the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.
The race on May 4 challenges participants to engineer and construct a human-powered machine capable...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name.
As an ambitious redevelopment...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore police arrested two teens after additional officers were deployed in the neighborhoods around Patterson Park where four robberies were reported Friday.
Southeastern District Major William Davis said the shift commander recognized the pattern...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:18 AM
No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments.
Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
| 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...