| 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Wisconsin transplant Dana Ostrenga has spent the past 14 years on the south side of Baltimore.
The 37-year-old NASA scientist lived in Federal Hill and then in Washington Village, also known as Pigtown. When it was time for a change, she didn't want to...
| Mar 17, 2012
It isn't often that I find myself agreeing with columnist Dan Rodricks, but his idea of more really local TV and less redundant reporting is one I've had myself ("Let's put more 'local' in local TV," March 11).
Why not add even more topics to his list?...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A man who was shot in the chest Monday night was the ninth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died.
The latest incident occurred Monday about 8:30 p.m. on Imla Street in the city's Southeastern...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:54 AM
ON THE SITE...
City police investigate eight shootings since Friday: A 29-year-old man who was shot in the leg early Monday in Pigtown was the eighth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Two people were shot Monday, one of them fatally, according to Baltimore Police.
A 37-year-old man was the latest victim; he was sitting in a stopped vehicle on the 6400 block of E. Pratt St. around 8:30 p.m. when a minivan pulled up and he was shot...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Luck was on Grantland Jackson's side.
When the 63-year-old Pigtown resident woke up Wednesday and heard the Mega Millions prize had been bumped up to $500 million, he knew he'd be heading around the corner to the Shop n Go food store on Washington...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Mention development in Catonsville, and the name Stephen Whalen Jr. likely will come up.
Drive around town, and you'll see blue signs staked in people's yards voicing opposition to the local developer's idea to build a large mixed-use development known...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Just minutes after the gates opened at Camden Yards, the new Roof Deck had its first customer -- Romeo Santos of Pigtown. "My goal was to be the first one up on this deck and grab a beer."
Roof Deck is open to Oriole Park ticket-holders at every game,...