| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree.
Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Australia's Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, has 20 years on her American counterpart. She has 12 albums to Gaga's three. And she's a major touring draw overseas.
But despite all that, she's just a niche star in the United States. Her first American tour came...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 3:50 AM
I moved to Baltimore from Fairfax County, Virginia 13 months ago, and I am essentially happy I made the move to my husband's hometown. However, as a voter I feel like I landed in a third world country.
I am a city homeowner who pays hefty real estate...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
John Carl Lewis, 30, of the 200 block of Engle Avenue, was charged Wednesday with failure to comply with a peace order, telephone misuse by making repeat calls and harassment...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Amy Porter and Timothy Reid
Linda and Jim Porter, of Herdon, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lenore Porter, to Timothy Warren Reid, son of Donna and Dick Reid, of Towson.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Oakton High School, in...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:24 AM
After a couple of slow weeks, this one is again packed with events and concerts. The big one is Artscape, which lasts kicks off Friday with performers in three different stages. Matisyahu, E Major, and Fantasia are the headliners this year.
But that same...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:30 AM
I have often noticed biased reporting from television's Fox News, but last night's report was outrageous. Many media reported about a scurrilous political ad sent out in Fairfax, Va. with a picture of President Barack Obama that seemed to promote...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:08 PM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I have a Bachelor's degree in History, with honors, from Duke University and a Law Degree from Fordham University. I practiced law...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry Schwartz got a job scooping ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in the Mall in Columbia in 1979, just so he could cash in his paychecks for quarters to feed the pinball machines in the arcade.
"Pinball was a huge part of my life when I was 16," the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Baltimore County police have asked for help finding a woman wanted for first-degree assault and attempted carjacking after a Nov. 24 incident in which Stephanie Lynn Schwab received a ride from the parking lot of the Safeway grocery store at 5660...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The Baltimore County school board, which has been criticized in the past two years for failing to listen to complaints from the public, has pledged to seek advice on the hiring of the next superintendent from an array of interests in the community.