| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:37 PM
After less than three hours of deliberation Wednesday, a Baltimore jury found John Alexander Wagner guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the stabbing of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn, who was attacked last year as he talked to...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 6:48 AM
As of 9:30 a.m. Monday, the Fort Avenue Bridge in Locust Point has been closed to through traffic for a replacement project that will last until next spring.
In Baltimore County, a 12-inch water main break near Cooks Lane and North Forest Park Avenue...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:55 AM
When you go to the trial of the man who sank a knife into your friend Stephen's heart as he walked home talking to his mother on his cell phone, you think you've already heard the worst. But during the next eight days of evidence and testimony, you...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Gwen Pitcairn drove slowly through the cemetery in Tequesta, the small Florida village where she raised her three children. She stopped in front of her son Stephen's grave.
More than a year after his death, it still was marked by a makeshift memorial,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Keiffer Mitchell Sr. and his wife, Nannette sat in their kitchen Sunday morning, waiting for Baltimore City to remove a tree that crashed into their house at the height of Hurricane Irene, blocking the front door of their stately house in the 4300 block...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:53 AM
There was no loss of life in north Baltimore from Hurricane Irene, but the loss of limbs, as in trees, is another story.
The power will eventually come back on to homes still without electricity, and the damage to property can be repaired. But Irene took...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:15 AM
I got a call from a resturateur on Thursday night who worried that diners were freaking out about the TV news coverage of Thursday's traffic snarl. The images and reporting, this person said, made it look like every street in five counties was gridlocked....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:33 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I moved to Baltimore twenty years ago to pursue my education at Goucher College my bachelor's degree is in a self-created major I...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The incumbent ditched a mayoral bid at the last minute, deciding instead to try to hang on to his seat representing parts of Charles Village, Oliver, Remington and Station North.
His challengers include a community activist who hopes to be the...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Halfway through their recent show at 2640 Space, Celebration parted the sky.
Giant white orbs already hovered over the crowd, and lightning-like flashes bathed the stage in red and purple and back to red again.
But now clouds bounced from side to side,...
| Mar 24, 2011
In the late 1990s, Brett Rohrer decided he wanted to be onstage and headed off to an audition at a community theater. He got as far as a nearby parking space.
"I just sat in my Jeep," he said. "I drove to auditions several times and never went in. But...