| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Undercover federal agents rented a booth at Patapsco Flea Market to gain access to its management as part of a 21/2-year sting targeting merchants selling counterfeit and pirated goods — an investigation that resulted in a raid Sunday on the...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Thirty minutes after the April 22 island-themed fundraiser at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department started, the 80 attendees broke into applause.
The star of the show, Ashton Barrick, 7, had arrived, wearing a Hawaiian shirt and lei.
Ashton, who has...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Drug addicts sit on the front steps of Anthony Williams' West Baltimore home and use.
The only homeowner left on his block of North Schroeder Street in the Poppleton neighborhood, Williams fears transients living in the vacant rowhouse next door will...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Thanks to Larry Perl for his account of the restoration of Homewood Museum's privy ("Museum's outhouse restored for $100K," July 1). We are fortunate to have generous support for this project from foundations, organizations and individuals who care deeply...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Last month's raid on the Patapsco Flea Market in Southwest Baltimore netted $47.3 million worth of counterfeit luxury goods, the largest seizure at a flea market in the United States, federal authorities announced Thursday.
U.S. Immigration and Customs...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Rosalind Johnson, the Prince George’s County Board of Education member representing District 1, has resigned from her position, The Washington Post reported this afternoon.
Johnson’s resignation follows news Monday that she was no longer...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
At the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, where my wife and I are parishioners, Mass this past Sunday concluded with the reading of a letter from CardinalEdwin F. O'Brien, strongly urging Catholics to support the referendum against gay marriage. The basis of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Authorities have been exploring whether members of the Bloods gang are involved in the killing of an NIH researcher shot outside of his home while returning home from choir practice, recently unsealed court records show, but police said Monday that they...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Thomas Inglesby is no stranger to power outages in the unit block of Beechdale Road in Roland Park. He's had dozens since he moved there in 2000, and they've come more frequently in recent years, he said.
But he's always been in the dark about why the...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 2:21 PM
William R. Smith, a career railroader who rose from coach cleaner to head the Canton Railroad Co. and was also a strong advocate for the port of Baltimore, died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Joseph J. Snyder has more than a passing interest in railroading and especially the venerable Baltimore & Ohio, whose storied passenger service is the subject of his recently published book.
The B&O invented the passenger train. On Jan. 7, 1830, a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Rosalind Johnson, the Prince George's County Board of Education member who resigned earlier this month after it was discovered she had been living outside of her district since June, has been stricken from the board's records during the time she was...