| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The chasm between the Baltimore City Police Department and city residents seems to be widening ("Batts shakes up police top ranks," July 10).
The only way out is simple: The police need to increase their communication with those whom they serve. For the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I have been following the actions of the Baltimore County government and the sale of county-owned property with great interest and concern. In all of my years on the County Council and in the House of Delegates, I have never seen such actions as these...
| 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 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 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...
| 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 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
In the midst of a horrific summer with incomprehensible amounts of bloodshed, the Baltimore City Police Department is doing some internal shuffling ("Batts shakes up police top ranks," July 10). If these moves are meant to appease the citizens of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Sam & Elsie's Restaurant, just over the Howard County line, has been in operation since 1955. Long before Interstate 95 was a reality, no doubt countless thousands of cars passed by the popular eatery and watering hole, day and night.
Tales of the...