Mayor's office: City wastes money on 'phantom' phone lines: The city of Baltimore is likely wasting tens of thousands of dollars a month on phone lines that are never used, the city's new information technology director said Thursday.
Four killed in Texas parade float crash: A freight train crashed into a parade float carrying U.S. military veterans and their spouses in Midland, Texas on Thursday, killing four people and injuring at least 16, police and parade organizers said.
SPORTS: RAVENS WEEKEND
Mike Preston: There needs to be more interest in the quarterback who is playing this week than the one who isn't. With Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out of Sunday's game, concern now shifts to Joe Flacco and if he can handle Pittsburgh's defense.
Harbaugh, Tomlin get results with different approaches: When the Ravens and the Steelers square off Sunday night in another pivotal AFC North clash, the respective imprints of Ravens coach John Harbaugh and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin will be on full display.
Baltimore Sun staff picks: With Big Ben banged up, our writers and columnists unanimously picked the Ravens to win Sunday's game.
Review: Now that we've reached "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2", the whole vampire series is mostly anemic.
Baltimore's best: Looking for a great spot for a meal this weekend? Try a spot from Richard Gorelick's list of Baltimore's 100 best restaurants.