Increased participation in the workforce has helped drive up the age of new mothers. But moms remain far likelier than dads to stay home. Limited access to paid leave and affordable child care further complicates the work-family balance.
More than one out of every eight dollars Maryland spent in 2020 went to compensating its employees. Here is an overview of the top paid workers and comparisons among organizations as well as the raw data.
Maryland has recorded hundreds of coronavirus cases and related deaths at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. See where the impacted facilities are and how many residents and staff have been affected with this interactive map.
While other races on the ballot could alter the electorate for the simultaneous special general election and regular primary, there are still some potential lessons to be learned from Maryland's 7th District special primary results. Here’s a look at how candidates performed in the district's three jurisdictions as well as a few notes about turnout.
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On Thursday, police confirmed the staggering total, which has become an unofficial milestone for marking Baltimore’s struggle to quell extreme violence.
Residents have been navigating a range of emotions around the coming end to Perkins Homes, a World War II-era housing complex that the Housing Authority of Baltimore City recently received $30 million in federal funding to demolish.
Maryland boasts nearly two million acres of farmland outside its compact cities and sprawling suburbs. The agricultural abundance means that Baltimoreans can experience delicious locally and sustainably produced food and beverages—including craft beer.
Port Covington has lots of support, and lots of challenges, but has been moving along.
Baltimore County Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would prevent landlords from rejecting renters solely because they want to use a federal housing voucher.
Despite demolition crews working at an unprecedented pace in recent months to tear down Baltimore’s vacant houses, the number of abandoned buildings in the city has barely budged.
Cummings was known for his booming voice and strong speeches, in which he often used repetition and punctuated specific words for emphasis like a preacher from the pulpit.
Ahead of the 2019 Baltimore Running Festival, we talked to athletes and experts about running to music and assembled a list of some of runners' favorite workout songs.
Baltimore struggles to maintain and update Open Baltimore, its website for sharing data with the public about everything from crime to city salaries. Officials say it's a matter of resources.
Morgan State's enrollment is rising, largely because far more Hispanic, white and international students have chosen to enroll.
Natural gas has been leaking out of aged pipes at a surging rate in and around Baltimore in recent years, potentially diminishing the fossil fuel’s relatively Earth-friendly image and creating hazards that can lead to explosions like one that destroyed a Columbia building last month.
Cal Ripken Jr. doesn’t listen to rap, but rappers know Cal Ripken. At least 50 rappers have mentioned Ripken in some shape or form since 1998 and as recent as this October.
Maryland student achievement in math has long lagged behind reading, and this year’s test results show not much has changed with a slight drop on standardized test scores highlighting the failure of schools to turn math instruction around.
The location of methadone clinics are an emotional topic, the quintessential not in my backyard reaction.
The year's most checked out books in the Baltimore area included Michelle Obama's "Becoming" and novels like Tommy Orange's "There, There."
A by-the-numbers comparison of Rep. Elijah Cummings' district and acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's former district.
Only two months have been deadlier in Baltimore than July 2019 — July 2015 when 45 were killed and May 2015 when there were 42 homicides.
Baltimore's rat hot spots
Baltimore continued to stand out on the national stage in 2019 for its unrelenting violence and street killings, even as some larger cities saw declines in homicides.
People in their mid-20s to mid-30s make up over a quarter of the white population in Baltimore, newly released Census Bureau estimates show.
The new strain of ransomware used to cripple Baltimore's computer networks relies on attackers gaining "unfettered access" to victims' networks.
Baltimore lost 7,346 people, or 1.2% of its population, during the 12 months that ended July 1, 2018, according to census figures released Thursday. The decline puts Baltimore’s estimated population as of July 1, 2018 at 602,495.
Search salary records for public employees with databases from the Baltimore Sun.
Do you know what you can recycle? Test your knowledge.
The Howard County school board chairwoman, Cynthia Vaillancourt, is suing to restore her private disablity benefits. (Ulysses Muñoz, Baltimore Sun & Jen Rynda, Baltimore Sun Media Group video)