| Jul 14, 2012
The dating scene can be a jungle filled with suspense, pitfalls and strange species. Apprehensive women warn each other, "Watch out — there are so many creepy guys!" But while some men deserve that description, in my experience creepiness is not a...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:20 AM
South Florida ranks No. 1 in the nation for tax-related identity theft. But the Huffington Post reports that at least we are not a epicenter for tax cheating -- as thousands of South Floridians file their federal income taxes on time Monday.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr. said Tuesday he “accepted” his admonishment by the General Assembly’s ethics committee for using legislative stationery last year in trying to silence Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo’s...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo said Friday he was surprised that Maryland Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr., a Democrat from Baltimore County, sent a letter to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti urging him to silence his outspoken player, who has long been a vocal...
| Dec 25, 2011
Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ...
Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon."
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:46 AM
Some of my favorite stories as a freelance reporter are those about how music and arts programs make a positive difference in young students' lives. The idea that we wouldn't balance music and art with academics in education is sinful to me.
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:28 AM
My daughter, associate politics editor for CQ Roll Call, Christina Bellantoni, was here recently for a quick celebratory visit without her husband and before she begins a prestigious fellowship at the Institute of Politics for Harvard's Kennedy School....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:59 PM
The beating video of a tourist in Baltimore has generated considerable anger, and with a suspect seemingly identified through screen shots and Twitter messages, many have been asking why there haven't been any arrests or whether police are still working...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:46 AM
The 20-year-old man charged in connection with the recent assault and robbery in downtown Baltimore of a visitor who was stripped of his clothes was ordered held on $1 million bond Saturday morning, court records show.
Aaron Jacob Parsons of Rosedale...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Let's see, how to describe Thomas Gounley? Who, as a kid, taught himself to ride a unicycle for no apparent reason. Who, on a whim, decided to bike 1,350 miles from St. Louis to Yorktown. And who, in his latest bit of inspired madness, will run the Boston...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Related: California blogger who helped spread Parsons' information says he feels bad for him and he shouldn't do prison time.
Bail for Aaron Parsons, the 20-year-old Rosedale man charged with punching and robbing a downtown visitor in a recorded attack...