| Jan 20, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Baltimore Police have made an arrest in the death of a woman in the 300 block of E. North Avenue late Friday night. On Sunday afternoon, police said Darren Ruffin, 47, has been arrested and charged with homicide in the incident.
Police said they...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Elsie M. Hegwood, a former elementary school educator and cafeteria manager who was an active member of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 16 at a daughter's Elizabethtown, Pa., home from complications of a stroke she suffered two years ago.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Daren Ruffin had been home from jail for only about a week before he found himself in custody again.
The charge was the same: second-degree assault, after his wife told Baltimore police that Ruffin beat her. But instead of spending a month in jail in...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern counties from 4 a.m. through 10 a.m. Friday, with up to an inch or two of snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected as a major snowstorm heads northeast to slam New England.
The advisory applies...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission.
“I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out.
But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners.
Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time.
So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession.
Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The IRS says it will extend the tax deadline for filing and paying taxes to July 15 for Boston area taxpayers and others affected by the bombing on Monday, the tax deadline.
This three-month extension will automatically apply to taxpayers living in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:22 AM
This past August I marked 40 years in the newspaper business, including more than 31 years in Baltimore, first at The Evening Sun and, after 1993, at The Sun. This week will be my last. I am taking a buyout, extended by the......