| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:04 PM
As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence.
The killing of Brandon...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Thomas L. Kitchner Jr., a recently retired Baltimore Sun employee who had worked previously at Westinghouse Electric Corp., died Sept. 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of complications from a fall. He was 66.
Thomas Leonard Kitchner Jr. was born in...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
In its second year at Pigtown’s Carroll Park, The Shindig Music Festival is a rock show in the broad tradition of the national festival movement that provides distinctly Baltimorean notes. A mix of local vendors like Little Havana and Mothers Grille...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best explained not with reference to the concepts of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (as was done in the Sept. 24 commentary,...
| Oct 3, 2014
Sunday, Oct. 5
Classical music The Sundays At Three Concert Series presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger with an adult. Information:...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Sarah Catharine "Sally" Tarr, a retired Baltimore County teacher who accompanied performers in numerous community theater musicals and church choirs, died Dec. 5 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was 64.
Her sister, Nancy Tarr Hart, said she...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88.
"During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Tatiana Fish lives in Pigtown, works a restaurant job in Fells Point, attends classes at the Community College of Baltimore County and usually visits her father twice a week in Montgomery County.
Meeting all her obligations requires the 23-year-old to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Call it the Ebola effect. A lot more Marylanders are volunteering for that shot in the arm that may protect them from the flu this year.
Flu vaccinations were up about 30 percent in September around the state to more than 95,000, according to early data...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Rebecca H. Lowery, who was director of finance and administration for the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Development and Alumni Relations, was killed Oct. 22 when a tree fell on her car while she was driving. She was 52.
Ms. Lowery was driving...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The time for campaign slogans and political rhetoric is over. The time to enact pro-economic growth policies to spark prosperity in Maryland is here.
Much of the gubernatorial debate in Maryland centered on economic growth and the business climate in...