| Mar 23, 2013
The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The Orioles' team doctor, William H. Goldiner, tended to orange-clad ballplayers at the same time as he diagnosed thousands of blue-collar workers with asbestos-related illnesses whose cases were taken up by prominent lawyer and team owner Peter G....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The weekend tweets from the Baltimore Police Department featured a recruiting video, an appeal reminding domestic violence victims that officers can help, and a message honoring a colleague who died 40 years ago.
But when a fatal stabbing at the Inner...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
David Luke Hopkins Jr., first president and CEO of Brown Investment Advisory and Trust Co., died May 23 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. He was 84.
The son of D. Luke Hopkins Sr., who was president and chairman of...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Major League Lacrosse announced Tuesday that defenseman Lee Zink (Maryland) of the Denver Outlaws has been named Defensive Player of the Year.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized by former players, coaches and GMs," Zink said. "I’ve...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:42 PM
It didn't start pretty for the Chesapeake Bayhawks during Saturday's Major League Lacrosse semifinal at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass., but a momentum-changing string of four points in 48 seconds left the Bayhawks smiling at the end.
Kyle Dixon, the...
| Jun 27, 2012
The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities:
Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
| Oct 27, 2012
Maryland-born author Carol Peacock describes living conditions in the poorest Chinese orphanages with a dispassionate eye.
Her new novel, "Red Thread Sisters," describes playgrounds strewn with old tires and a caste system that divides children perceived...
| Sep 15, 2012
Carol M. Herndon, a longtime volunteer and advocate for the developmentally disabled, died Sept. 8 of complications from cancer at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. She was 82.
The daughter of a surgeon and a homemaker, Carol Mae Smith was born...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Sitting at a table in a school cafeteria in Severna Park, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold didn't look like a politician under siege as he spoke to residents for hours on a recent evening.
Leopold nodded agreeably when a pair of longtime...
| May 6, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Police have identified the man who they believe shot and killed two women in an Ellicott City church before turning his gun on himself.
Douglas Franklin Jones, 56, was found dead in a wooded area from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound; a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A surgeon enters the operating room, offers his hands to a nurse and watches as she helps him into his rubber gloves with a snap.
He glances at the patient on the table. A cloth covers the man's torso but for one area. Three trocars — tubes into...