| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Robert P. Slaff, a former marine-supply vendor and journalist who wrote widely on Chesapeake Bay maritime and environmental matters, died March 8 of congestive heart failure at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center. The Epping Forest resident was 89....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:34 AM
First comes love, then comes marriage and then comes time to pick out the baby carriage — and decorate the nursery.
Already the tabloids are speculating on the room where England's heir to the throne will lay his royal head when Prince William's...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Kevin Clash, the Baltimore-born puppeteer who was the voice behind the beloved "Sesame Street" character Elmo, resigned Tuesday in the wake of allegations that he had sex with minors.
Though a man who'd accused Clash last week of having underage sex...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:21 PM
As a volunteer with Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, Sarah Kennedy, 23, works full-time for Alternative Directions, a Baltimore nonprofit that helps people who are in prison or leaving prison. She runs a program called CHIP, which mentors children of...
| Nov 27, 2012
John R. Cochran Jr., former Washington postmaster and a World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Stonegates Retirement Community in Greenville, Del. He was 87.
The son of a dairyman and a teacher, John R. Cochran Jr. was born in Monkton and...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Growing up the second oldest of a little more than a dozen cousins born to five sisters, I've had the unusual vantage point of being able to watch a succession of family members pass through parts of life's obstacle course. Some stumble where I stumbled,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
One hundred fifty years ago today, two great armies clashed in a titanic struggle that would decide the fate of a nation. "Around a cornfield and a little white Dunker church, around a stone bridge and in a pasture lane worn by cow paths, surged a human...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Erik Takacs, 22, of the 700 block of Plater Street, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with possession of an opiate without a...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ.
The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:57 PM
A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy who stole his father's truck and attracted a tail of at least a dozen state and county police cruisers as he led them on a chase south into Baltimore City was caught on North Charles Street Wednesday night, police said....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A claim that "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with a minor has been withdrawn.
The 23-year-old man who had said he was 16 when he began a romantic relationship with Clash — the voice of Elmo — recanted Tuesday through his...