The number of people murdered in Baltimore this year rose to 218 Thursday, marking the second straight year Baltimore's annual murder count has increased after two years of reductions — a worrisome trend for public officials, advocates and residents.
City coach Daryl Wade likes the idea of playing a quality opponent (Coolidge comes into the season as the defending District of Columbia State Athletic Association Tournament champions) early in the season to get a feel for where his team stacks up.
Commuters in the Baltimore region took fewer trips on public transit in recent years, but traveled farther on the trips they did take, according to a report released Wednesday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation.
Two years ago, the now-undefeated Douglass Ducks were 3-7. This year, they won first-ever regional football playoff game. No. 14 Douglass plays Cambridge-South Dorchester in the Class 1A state semifinals at Poly on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Federal, state and local officials gathered in the East Baltimore Midway neighborhood to tout a $140 million investment to replace the Maryland Transit Administration's aged Kirk Avenue bus facility — aiming to revitalize the neighborhood in the process.
River Hill senior forward Sheridan Street scored the game's only goal to lift River Hill to a 1-0 win over Huntingtown for the Hawks second straight Class 3A crown. As this week's guest blogger, she shares her feeling about another title and also graduating early to head to Syracuse.
At 9:30 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident involving three vehicles on I-895 south at the Harbor Tunnel has been cleared, but officials are warning commuters to use caution, and expect delays until the backup clears out..
Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future success depends on continued infrastructure investment beyond the $4.4 billion already budgeted for commuter and mass transit systems in the next six years.
Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to be hired to build two major transit projects coming online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained.
With their 34-0 win over Carver, the Ducks finished the regular season 10-0 for the first time in school history. That's a long time, because this marked the 70th Westside Gridiron Classic rivalry game between the two Baltimore City programs.
The No. 1 McDonogh girls soccer team was supremely talentedand highly motivated this season after last year's a disappointing finish. It proved to be an unstoppable combination, capped off by a win in Saturday's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference title game against defending league champion Archbishop Spalding.
Roland Park volleyball coach Shawn Slater has preached staying positive to his girls all season. It paid off for the Reds on Saturday, as they upset top-seeded and defending champion Mercy, 25-23, 25-12, 27-25, to win the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference volleyball championship.
The guard they call the ¿Crimestopper¿ is starting over in Newark. The Delaware 87ers selected former Baltimore prep basketball phenom Aquille Carr in the third round (No. 43 overall) of the NBA Development League Draft on Friday night, bringing the onetime blue-chip recruit¿s globe-trotting basketball odyssey to a halt. For now, at least.
The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard (Route 43). The northbound exit ramps from Interstate 95 onto both eastbound and westbound White Marsh Boulevard have been converted into a single exit — exit 67.
Aiming to boost the fledgling market for plug-in vehicles, Maryland and seven other states pledged Thursday to use their governments' tax and spending powers to get 3.3 million "zero-emission" cars, trucks and vans on the road in the next dozen years.
With four of the top eight teams in the metro area -- including defending Class 4A state champ South River, Anne Arundel regular season champ Broadneck and the county's tournament champ Arundel -- the Class 4A East region is the toughest in the state this season.