| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Charging documents in Tuesday's shooting in Pigtown that left a young couple dead and two others seriously wounded show that the attack stemmed from a dispute over $10.
Melville Mason, 35, was formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Lily Howe was the first to be shot, the bullet traveling through her shoulder and out as she tried to protect her longtime friend from a gunman loose in their Pigtown rowhouse early Tuesday morning.
Next was William Monroe, gunned down in the hallway...
| Aug 22, 2013
Twenty shootings in 80 hours — and the week is still young ("Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours," Aug. 20).
Did I miss the mayor's press conference in which she and the police commissioner appear on stage together with a...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn.
As the cars...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Swing dancing is not the dance of choice for most high schoolers.
But for Catonsville High School juniors Rachel Albert and Hannah Lane, it's more than just a favorite dance — it's a way of life.
Albert and Lane were awarded the school's first...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The Improved Order of Red Men are gone, but the old Red Men's Hall in Hampden could soon be bustling again, with plans for a pub, an art gallery and a cafe or sushi restaurant at 3600 Hickory Ave.
The 120-year-old Tecumseh Tribe No. 108 of the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:10 PM
It's a full weekend of dining events.
The Soft-Shell Crab Celebration concludes on Sunday. Some two dozen Baltimore restaurants are adding special soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual dining promotion.
A packed weekend...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Baltimore police said an officer who was integral in arresting a suspect in the Cherry Hill shooting that killed a 1-year-old boy Friday night shot a suspect connected to a Saturday afternoon shooting near a downtown deli.
| May 20, 2013
| 6:59 AM
A woman shot on May 10 succumbed to her injuries late last week as detectives continue to look for a shooting suspect.
On Monday, Baltimore police said Yolonda Johnson, 24, who lived in the Cherry Hill neighborhood, was pronounced dead Friday...
| May 13, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Dropkick Murphys, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Gaslight Anthem and more will perform at Carroll Park in Pigtown on Sept. 14 for the debut of The Shindig, an all-rock music festival, organizer Paul Manna announced today. Tickets go on sale Friday....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...