Mary Miller, a former T. Rowe Price executive and Obama administration official, has launched a campaign for mayor of Baltimore, saying the city needs 'a much bigger agenda' for economic development that fosters 'inclusive growth' to beat its crime problem in the long term.
A 79-year-old Carroll County man named Kurt Wenzing decided to help Calvin Ash with his transition from senior inmate serving life to free man settling into his Baltimore home after 47 years in prison, and a friendship was born.
A new exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Joseph Sheppard highlights the 89-year-old master's interest in African American life in a time of racial segregation and bias against black people as subjects.
Who is Herman Buchanan and why is he homeless? Our columnist asked him during meetings at an outreach center in southwest Baltimore. The answer sheds some light on how some middle-aged men end up on the streets and in shelters.
Wayne Gilchrest, who served nine terms in Congress as a Republican from Maryland's 1st District, chides former colleagues in the Senate for giving Trump a free pass on the Ukraine scheme, explains his switch to the Democratic Party.
Baltimore Mayor Jack Young leads all candidates in campaign donations, with strong support from businesses. But, given the pace of violent crime, Young will face a fed-up, tired and traumatized electorate in April's Democratic primary.
Starting next year Baltimore retailers will be prohibited from issuing plastic bags for groceries or other purchases, so now is a good time to practice living a less plastic life. Here are some suggestions.
Among several resolutions for 2020, Dan Rodricks plans to plant trees to help the environment and encourages readers to do the same. He declares a few other resolutions, for himself and others, as he mark his 41st year as a Sun columnist.
The Rev. William J. Watters, the Jesuit priest who founded Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy and two other schools, wants to open an elementary school for children from low-income Baltimore families. He needs about $5 million. He should be able to get it -- theoretically.
s its second annual conference approaches this weekend, the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project gathers steam in 14 counties as volunteers come forward to acknowledge and remember the victims of more than 40 racial murders.
Former Maryland deputy attorney general and city prosecutor says he will not seek re-election as mayor if he can't get Baltimore's annual homicides below 200. "I intend to be held accountable by my own goals.”
Another one of those 'Nobody asked me, but' columns in which our columnist, without prompting, gives his thoughts about many things, including a Michael Bloomberg presidential run and the self-checkouts at the supermarket.
At 85, Arthur Biddle is the state's longest-serving inmate, with 65 years in prison. But he's not Maryland's oldest prisoner. Samuel Neal is 88. A new study questions the value of keeping elderly inmates locked up for so long.
A group of mentors associated with the Maryland Institute College of Art have helped a small group of Baltimore squeegee boys develop their own brand of bottled water for the wholesale market, eventually taking them off the street and away from the hard hustle of the squeegee.
Richard Nast, known as Nasty and born 72 years ago on Halloween, is a nightmare for people who post illegal signs along Baltimore County roads. He's the county's leading confiscator of prohibited signs.
In the years before he became mayor of Baltimore, Thomas “Young Tommy” D’Alesandro III was an early supporter of civil rights and racial equality, and his courageous example is valuable to political leaders 50 years on.