| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Dr. Joseph Charles Matchar, a retired internist who practiced for decades in Pikesville, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his home in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised on East Baltimore Street, he was the son of a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Wesley Moore, one of four men convicted in the 2000 death of Baltimore County police Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, was denied new trial Tuesday.
Moore, who is now 37, appeared in Baltimore County Circuit Court in a post-conviction relief hearing, asking for a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg in Northwest Baltimore on Wednesday night and was expected to survive his injuries, police said.
The boy was shot shortly before 9 p.m. near the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Woodland Avenue in the Park...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:04 PM
It's dyeable. It's bleachable. And it's highly sought after by thieves targeting shops in the Baltimore area and around the country.
Unprocessed human hair— prized for providing women with long, flowing, natural-looking locks — has been...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:18 AM
I take exception to Councilman David Marks' article published in your paper May 15. He stated that the building boom in Towson would "transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan communities in Maryland." I feel it will...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:13 PM
The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year.
Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A man was shot in the shoulder in Northwest Baltimore on Sunday evening, according to Baltimore Police.
Police were called to an area hospital about 6:21 p.m. for a report of a gunshot victim having arrived there, police said.
Police determined during...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:56 AM
With a step, a kick and an energetic stomp, a handful of children bring to life an old and beloved part of their families' Russian culture as part of the Kalinka Dance Ensemble.
The Pikesville-based dance troupe, which celebrates its 10th anniversary...
| Feb 14, 2013
Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens on their Super Bowl win! Does anyone have their voice back yet? Now back to our regularly scheduled lives …
Countless times I have driven by Stevenson Village, tucked in the crossroads of Stevenson, Old...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Two men have been charged with shooting three people, killing one, during a home invasion in Northwest Baltimore last month, court records show.
Roger Spears, 32, and Eric Jones, 20, were charged with first-degree murder and related charges in the Feb....
| Mar 2, 2013
For such a long time, arsenic was the perfect poison.
It is odorless, colorless and tasteless, so it's difficult to detect when slipped into a food or beverage. Its effects are gradual and cumulative — deflecting suspicion from the killer. The...