| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last weekend included another whirlwind of concerts in and around Baltimore. The programs were drawn predominantly from the venerable Austro-German classical canon -- Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert -- but novelties had their day as well.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Someone recently told me that she watches the news on TV every night. Her news broadcast of choice: "Entertainment Tonight."
That brand of news is salacious, unbelievable and "ah" inducing — requisites for obtaining top advertising dollars. And...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Intimate partner violence? Yes, there's an app for that.
The One Love Foundation, named for University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love, beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend, has created a smart phone and computer application that can help women...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The memory of the break-in still stirs terror three decades later: The Rockville woman was ordered out of bed at knifepoint by a teenage burglar, who commanded her to stare out a window as he started to take off her robe.
Before anything else could...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:46 PM
State analysts urged lawmakers Tuesday to scrap Maryland's film tax credit, arguing the state hasn't benefited enough from the $62.5 million poured into television and movie companies since 2012.
The hearing in Annapolis marked the public opening of a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The University of Maryland, Baltimore saw the biggest jump in private donations in 2013 among some of the state's largest charities while the University of Maryland at College Park experienced the largest decline in gifts raised last year, according to...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Scott Linardi, a roofer and metal artist, died Wednesday after falling from a slate roof he was inspecting in the Original Northwood neighborhood. He was unresponsive after being taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden-Medfield area resident was 42....
| Nov 3, 2014
Thomas A. Cebula, a lauded microbiologist who helped develop ways to speed up the identification of dangerous pathogens and taught as a visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University, died Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital following a heart attack....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The Krampus storms through winter streets on hairy haunches, rattling chains and brandishing a bundle of birch sticks.
And if you've been naughty, he might just whisk you away in his sack.
The mythological creature — a sort of anti-Claus —...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Marylanders woke up to a new governor-elect. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.
Partly sunny today with rain commencing later this evening and continuing into Thursday. So, keep that raincoat and bumbershoot nearby,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Earlier this month, marijuana was partially decriminalized in Maryland, making possession under 10 grams (about a third of an ounce) subject to a citation, a fine and no jail time.
Despite some problems with the language of the law, taking jail time off...