Robert R. "Bob" Timberg, a former Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter and Marine Corps veteran whose 1995 book "The Nightingale's Song" about five Naval Academy graduates who served in the Vietnam War earned him wide acclaim, died Tuesday from respiratory failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 76.
A four-day conference of Maryland's Fraternal Order of Police officially opens with a reception Sunday night. But those convening at the Hyatt in Baltimore were greeted first by protesters Sunday afternoon.
The Baltimore Sun's parent said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable television industry.
One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations, Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.
Here's a roundup of what national media outlets are saying about the Orioles-Cubs trade, which sent pitcher Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to Baltimore in exchange for pitchers Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop.
Members of political group Maryland Working Families delivered a petition Tuesday to the Baltimore Sun Media Group protesting the possible sale of The Baltimore Sun to Koch Industries, which has emerged as a potential buyer in Tribune Co.'s sale of its newspapers.
In a nod to a small but vocal opposition, Maryland utility regulators say they will give energy customers an option on smart meters — but they haven't decided yet whether that option will be an opt-out. If so, it won't be free.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Tribune Co. will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly appointed board, freed from its massive debt and facing an uncertain future, officials said.
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after its imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers.