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  • From the archives: Fleet Maryland receiver Torrey Smith ready for draft, challenges

    So much of Torrey Smith's life has been defined by his ability to stay calm in moments of chaos. It was true when he was growing up in Colonial Beach, Va., as he helped raise his younger siblings by cooking microwave meals and changing the newborns'...
  • BSO review: A mix of high spirits, high drama

    BSO review: A mix of high spirits, high drama
    The penultimate program of the Baltimore Symphony's season balances feel-good orchestral pieces by Osvaldo Golijov and Benjamin Britten against a piano concerto by Johannes Brahms packed with darkly emotional drama. It makes for an engrossing combination....
  • Navy announces 2011 football recruiting class

    Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer. "We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
  • Tennessee man confesses to killing Balto. Co. doctor in 1998

    Tennessee man confesses to killing Balto. Co. doctor in 1998
    The 13-year-old case of a missing Baltimore County doctor was solved Tuesday, with a surprise murder confession announced in a federal courtroom nearly a thousand miles away. Dr. Henry Peter Ackerman was a 48-year-old widower and recent transplant to the...
  • Memphis man pleads guilty to murder of city doctor

    A convicted killer who recently confessed to murdering a Baltimore doctor in Memphis 13 years ago pleaded guilty to the crime Wednesday in Tennessee state court and was sentenced to life in prison, according to the Shelby County District Attorney's...
  • For Mother's Day, a little creative help

    Today is Mother's Day, and millions of kids across the country will spend time celebrating that irreplaceable figure in their lives. Many of these mothers, despite surmounting challenges, manage to support and serve as the backbone of their families....
  • Bel Air festival fills air with barbecue scents for 10th year

    Bel Air festival fills air with barbecue scents for 10th year
    More than 60 chefs arrived in Bel Air pulling trailers loaded with grills, seasonings, marinades, rubs, injectors, utensils and — of course — meat. Downtown Bel Air will be sizzling during the 10th annual Maryland BBQ Bash, the annual...
  • Fire Department workers to undergo health screenings

    Fire Department workers to undergo health screenings
    For the first time, all 1,800 Baltimore fire personnel will undergo departmentwide health tests during a wellness project that officials hope will become a yearly event. Next week, Professional Health Services vans will begin conducting screenings &#...
  • "Blessing of the Schools" prayer breakfast Aug. 20 in Laurel

    Prayer breakfast — Side by Side, a nonprofit group that works to strengthen local public schools will hold Blessing of the Schools, Sat., Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m., in the Laurel High School cafeteria, 8000 Cherry Lane. Scheduled for just two days before...
  • Open Arms Child Development Center welcomes new staff members

    The Open Arms Child Development Center at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 13611 Laurel Bowie Road, is excited to welcome a new director and assistant director. The new director, Rachel Clark, comes to the center from Atwood, Ala., where she was the lead...
  • USS Sanctuary leaves harbor to be recycled

    The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling. The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
  • John W. Moyer Sr.

    John W. Moyer Sr.
    John W. Moyer Sr., a retired Towson criminal defense lawyer who enjoyed coaching youth sports, died of pneumonia Sept. 17 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The former Long Green Valley resident was 84. The son of the manager of the Wagner...