Kamenetz proposes 2013 budget with no tax increases, no layoffs: Baltimore County executive plans to cut county work force 7 percent by attrition, grow budget 3 percent to absorb teacher pension costs.


Man shot several times in East BaltimoreA 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in the leg and abdomen shortly before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chase Street neighborhood of East Baltimore.

Corner Bakery comes to Inner Harbor: The Dallas-based fast-casual chain will open in Lockwood Place at Market Place and Pratt Street on Monday, its first Baltimore-area location.

J.K. Rowling's new book: 'The Casual Vacancy': The 'Harry Potter' author's first book for adults will be released Sept. 27. It is described as "blackly comic, thought-provoking and constantly surprising."

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital is dedicating its new East Baltimore patient towers Thursday. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and members of the United Arab Emirates royal family are expected to be in attendance.
  • The trial of Reuben Dunn, a man accused of a double-fatal hit-and-run on Martin Luther King Boulevard last June, begins Thursday with opening statements.
  • Baltimore Sun lacrosse columnist Quint Kessenich will explore which NCAA men's lacrosse team deserves a No. 1 ranking.
  • This week's Live section will detail new opportunities for outdoor dining this spring and summer.