| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:35 PM
It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame.
But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:33 PM
BOYS BASKETBALL REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
CLASS 4A NORTH
Sherwood 60, Westminster 48
Springbrook 44, Paint Branch 41
CLASS 4A EAST
No. 8 Arundel 71, N.County 54
North Point 100, No. 11 Glen Burnie 61
CLASS 3A NORTH
No. 1 Milford Mill 59, Woodlawn 41...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:56 AM
After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige.
But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Rosa C. James, a retired mortician who enjoyed world travel, died of cancer March 5 at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 80 but told friends she was "always 37."
Born Rosa Mae Cade in Lumberton, N.C., she came to Baltimore as a child. She was a...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups.
But like so many areas...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Three school buses crashed into one another Monday afternoon in Upper Marlboro, sending 34 high schoolers to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Paramedics triaged 75 students on the scene, according to Prince George's County Fire and Emergency...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:37 AM
One person was killed and three were wounded in shootings Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as a surge in violence that began Friday continued.
The shootings come on the heels of a weekend that saw eight people shot, followed by a drive-by fatal...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:00 AM
With regard to the production of "Porgy and Bess" to be presented at Morgan State University ("Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess,'" March 23), it is interesting to note that the role of Sportin' Life was created by Avon Long, who along with Anne...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Ida Elaine Robinson, a retired teacher who worked for more than 30 years at a Northwest Baltimore elementary school, died of complications of kidney failure March 14 at Sinai Hospital. She was 77.
She was born Ida Elaine Page at her parents' Robert...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...