| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:00 AM
A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race.
Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Donald McColl was ready to start his PowerPoint presentation on the questionable origin of some early Christian artworks, but the equipment was acting up. A student asked, "Does anyone have a paper clip?"
It was a joke. No one has a paper clip in prison....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:22 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor.
I have a Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration from Morgan State University. I am a former member of the Baltimore City Council,...
| Sep 11, 2011
Margaret F. Harris, a longtime member of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church who sang with several gospel choirs, died Sept. 3 of cancer at Season's Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center.
The Randallstown resident was 81.
The daughter of a mason...
| Apr 6, 2012
Michael Penny Carter, a longtime public schools and community activist who had been director of family and community engagement for the Baltimore school system, died Tuesday of prostate cancer at a sister's home in West Baltimore.
The Harlem Park...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Bill Bryson is my personal standard as far as travel literature. He's appealing in his teddy bear look and sharp in his wit. His ability to describe things in detail makes me feel as if I'm right next to him, bellying up to the same bar. "A Walk in the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:18 PM
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A 22-year-old woman was killed and her infant daughter injured Monday night after a man eluding city police ran a red light and plowed into her vehicle in West Baltimore, authorities...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Ten years ago, a television commercial aired simultaneously on all of the TV stations in Baltimore. It was paid for by the private dollars of principled Baltimore business leaders. It began with the words of a little boy.
"My grandmother says we're all...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:53 AM
The Baltimore sheriff's office began the process Wednesday of seizing 20 vehicles owned by the city's housing authority — part of a move by two siblings who suffered lead poisoning in public housing to force the agency to make good on $2.59...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Elizabeth L. "Bobbi" Phillips, who co-founded and operated a West Baltimore funeral home, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 28 at her home. She was 93.
Born Elizabeth Lattimore in Baltimore and raised on Schroeder Street, she was a 1936 Frederick...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Persistent brisk southwest winds and temperatures hovering in the low 40s failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the spirited crowd that gathered at noon Monday in downtown Baltimore to honor the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
92Q DJ Konan and his...