| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Seven people — including a 15-year-old boy who was killed — were shot in West Baltimore on Saturday night as police grapple with a recent wave of shootings with multiple victims.
As of Sunday, nonfatal shootings were up in Baltimore by about...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:45 AM
In the cavernous space of Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown, a small group of women shimmy their hips and move their arms in time to drum solos and Middle Eastern pop music.
It's the first day of a five-week session in a beginner's level belly dance class....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Two men were killed and a man and woman were injured in four separate incidents of gunfire in the city overnight, according to Baltimore Police.
The string of unrelated shootings began at 11:02 p.m., when officers responded to the 6400 block of Harford...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88.
"When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85.
Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The Ravens are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake to build rowhouses in Baltimore.
The two organizations are combining to construct three new rowhouses in the Washington Village neighborhood called Pigtown on Russell Street near M&...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A man died in a shooting reported in Southwest Baltimore about 4 a.m. Thursday, city police said.
Officers were called to the 1300 block of Carroll Street in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood, where they found a black man with a gunshot wound...
| 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...