| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:59 AM
After a busy first semester last year at Boston University, Hayley Spivey was eager to head home to Florida for spring break. Yet while the theater arts major enjoyed the sun and fun, she also found herself slightly bored.
"It was nice seeing my...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:01 PM
James Daniel is the son of a coach and a card-carrying gym rat who has spent much of his life on basketball courts, so he understands and feels the game better than most.
Asked if he foresaw the kind of freshman season he has had at Howard University,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Bestselling erotica author Zane has been declared the biggest individual tax scofflaw in Maryland by the state's comptroller. The writer reportedly owes more than $340,000 to Maryland in back taxes.
That's not all: She apparently owes the IRS about...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:10 PM
In 1989, attorney Ray Clark got a telephone call that would make him, for a while, one of the most famous lawyers in Los Angeles.
The call to his small firm was from the presiding judge in the trial of Richard Ramirez, accused of being the brutal serial...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The author of "The Heat Seekers" is now feeling the heat herself.
Kristina L. Roberts of Upper Marlboro, better known to fans as Zane, owes the state more than $340,000 in back taxes, according to Comptroller Peter Franchot.
She topped the list of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Pamela Audrey Hall, a former radio station program director who was active nationally in jazz and contemporary gospel music circles, died of cancer Jan. 21 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 57 and lived in Ellicott City.
She was named Black Radio's Music...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
"Lee Daniels’ The Butler” tells the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), a White House butler who serves eight presidents and is caught up in the tumultuous civil rights movement. But, for Daniels, the heart of the story lies with the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Creighton Jones of Newport News played an instrumental role this spring in perhaps the finest tennis season in Winston-Salem State University history.
As a junior, Jones played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles throughout the season, and the Rams captured...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Virginia Tech has not revealed any football coaching staff changes, but the presumption for weeks among fans and media is that Bryan Stinespring no longer will coordinate the Hokies’ offense. So lack of official vacancy notwithstanding, social media...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...