| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I don't know how many, if any, people who carry illegal guns read The Sun, but for those who do I have a desperate plea: Leave your guns behind.
Yes, that's correct. The heat is so oppressive, it feels like one is standing near a furnace. Tempers...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Urban blight in Baltimore is slowly oozing into more neighborhoods.
Baltimore City Public Schools has made positive strides but have a long road to go in terms of improvement. Gang violence is on the uptick, and some neighborhoods are dying a slow urban...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Tamoko K. Adams, 35, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant in which he was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, unauthorized removal of property and theft above $500.
Megan Lauren Ashley Brown, 18,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I am not a resident of Baltimore, but I was born there and lived my first two years there. I have since been a Baltimore County resident, now deeply ensconced in middle-age suburban living.
And, yes, I'll be the first to say I love the city. What I...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Since it opened 21 years ago, I, like most locals, have grown enamored of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It is a gem we are extremely proud of.
My only complaint is that white elephant monstrosity, the financially beleaguered, city-funded Hilton Baltimore...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:59 PM
An explosion in a Nottingham apartment building Thursday afternoon forced the evacuation of all residents after the building was flooded with lethal carbon monoxide gas.
The two-alarm blast caused no damage to the building and there were no injuries,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I am getting giddy with delight. The word's out. This has been the worst-kept secret in our fine state.
The governor has been raising national campaign money, a nice sum of $500,000 ("O'Malley taking effort national," Aug. 1.
What did everyone think...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
John F. Zellers, a retired pressman and salesman, died July 27 of complications from dementia at his Nottingham home. He was 71.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park, Mr. Zellers was a 1960 graduate of Brooklyn Park High School.
From 1960 to...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Baltimore County Police say two men, one of them with a knife, confronted two people as they were walking in the 8500 block of Walther Boulevard in the early hours of Monday, Aug. 5. Nothing was taken.
Police said the attempted armed robbery occurred at...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ventura Catala, 53, began competing in archery as a 12-year-old growing up in New York, and he later threw the javelin and shot at high school in Queens.
In 1984, Catala suffered a spinal cord injury on a training jump with the 82nd Airborne in the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A couple decades ago Major League Baseball dealt with a more innocuous, but still illegal, practice — players taking "greenies," or amphetamines, to boost player performance ("Steroids and 'stealing,'" Aug. 6).
More often than not, they were...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am bearing down on 60 years and am a lifelong resident of Maryland. I will add that I have never voted for a Republican gubernatorial candidate. The time might be appropriate for a major sea change in our beleaguered state.
I am a bit skeptical...