A recent appointee to the Baltimore City school board resigned Thursday after it appears he made false claims about his educational background in his application to state officials, according to sources familiar with the situation.
By By Liz Bowie and Erica L. Green and The Baltimore Sun
Edward Supplee Terry, Jr. former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
President Barack Obama will visit Baltimore on Friday looking to draw attention back to his jobs agenda as he juggles a growing number of political scandals that have threatened to complicate his second term.
When Byron Westmorland takes the floor with the rest of his Bowie State teammates Saturday night in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament, he'll do so knowing he's accomplished what he set out to do.
Dyzhanay Burton and her City girls basketball teammates exacted their revenge against Poly on Friday night and finally eased the sting of losing last year's Baltimore City championship to their archrival.
A layup by Nkeiruka Okororie in the closing seconds of the quarter gave visiting Poly its first lead and the momentum appeared to have shifted. But Digital Harbor did not panic and took control again with a 9-0 run to open the fourth quarter and eventually pulled away with a 44-35 victory over the defending city champions.
A veteran college educator has been appointed interim president of Baltimore City Community College, the school's board of trustees announced Friday, after a string of controversies that led to the ouster of the school's president last month.
Students, faculty and alumni rallied for Morgan State University's embattled president Thursday, protesting the board of regents' abrupt decision to not renew David J. Wilson's contract weeks after he received a positive performance evaluation.
Nineteen players from Baltimore are true freshmen on Division I basketball rosters this fall. There's a good chance this area will produce more DI players in the 2013 class. Below the chart of last year's DI signees is a comprehensive look at which local seniors have already signed, and which prospects remain on the market heading into the spring period.
For the first time in program history, the Harford Community College girls volleyball team claimed the Region XX Title. The Fighting Owls (17-7) were crowned Region XX Division I Champions after defeating Baltimore City in five sets Friday night.
By KEVIN CARVER and HCC sports information director
The death of an East Baltimore man during an arrest has been ruled a homicide, and Cortly "C.D." Witherspoon and his bullhorn have been at the center of rallies calling attention to the issue. His involvement in such a high-profile case is no coincidence — a gifted speaker who has forged unlikely ties with activists such as the Occupy movement, Witherspoon has been increasingly emerging as an omnipresent agitator.
Paul E. Smith, former head coach at Dunbar High School and at McDonogh School who later coached in Baltimore County public schools, died Monday of kidney failure at Maryland General hospital. He was 71.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
John Powers is on his third biotech company — and this is the one that he says he's most excited about. He's a minority investor in his latest venture, Baltimore BioWorks, which is taking an unusual tack in the biotechnology sector.