| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The recent assault on a Towson University student by three men hit me especially hard ("Towson University student stabbed near campus Sunday night," Nov. 4).
As a native of Baltimore, I become very upset every time there is a murder or attempted...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
While contemplating whether the Ravens will turn their semi-dismal season around, I conjured a list of people locally and nationally whose names I would be content never to see again in print. Perhaps The Sun could run a weekly list of readers' "Vapor...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I am endlessly amazed, even stultified at times, regarding how a person's wearing of a firearm gives that person a feeling of invincibility, if you will.
The most recent issue deals with Baltimore Police training instructor William Kern, and his love...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:30 AM
I must take exception to a letter from attorney Susan L. Burke Tuesday's Sun ("Gansler's comments reflect 'boys will be boys' culture," Nov. 12).
She questions the inherent character of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler in reference to the (now...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
To anyone with the gift of vision, it's obvious the Baltimore City Detention Center is an outdated building in every sense of the word ("Replace city jail, lawmakers urge," Dec. 12).
Sure, to raze the current building and rebuild with modern-era...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts took the position over a year ago, I was dubious, at best, regarding the challenges facing him. He has begun to turn heads regarding his policing policies.
Commissioner Batts instituted a "Most...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The sudden resignation of Gary D. Maynard as secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has huge implications both immediate as well as a few years down the road ("State public safety and corrections secretary stepping...
| Nov 20, 2013
We pray that the folks here in southwestern Cecil County never have to bury another public servant killed in the line of duty.
The outpouring of love and respect knew no bounds as countless "men in blue" said good-bye to one of their own over the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000.
Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Even though it has retained the name "Baltimore City Detention Center," Baltimore's jail has been transformed from a mens' incarceration facility into a downtown social club ("New charges widen jail corruption case," Nov. 22).
How did this occur? I...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young has to be more cognizant as to what he states at council meetings. At a recent meeting regarding hiring outside consultants to assess the condition of the Baltimore City Police Department, he put...