| 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To anyone with the gift of vision, it's obvious the Baltimore City Detention Center is an outdated building in every sense of the word ("Replace city jail, lawmakers urge," Dec. 12).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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Has it truly gotten this sad, this pathetic?
Orioles President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette revealed the team's interest in two free agents who, according to The Sun, "have a history of performance-enhancing drug use" ("Looking at Logan Morrison'...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Phyllis Brotman, who began her public relations and marketing career at her kitchen table and became one of the most respected and influential women in Baltimore business and civic affairs, died Friday at Arden Courts. She was 79 and had been suffering...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The zero tolerance mentality that many schools have incorporated is just so un-American. The mind-set is rigid, unyielding and is just utterly ridiculous ("Common sense in the classroom," Sept. 3).
Our school systems have lost their focus on priorities,...
| 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...