| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Bridget Phillips was a 22-year-old graduate student at Johns Hopkins University when she was found beaten to death on March 22, 1989 in the doorway of her off-campus apartment. She wasn't robbed or sexually assaulted, leading police to believe she knew...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:58 PM
All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers.
Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It's difficult for longtime Baltimoreans to say when exactly the young college graduates started moving into the neighborhoods clustered around downtown. But at some point they were everywhere, some 25,000 of them, toasting at bars, forming kickball...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown.
In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...
| 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....
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:14 AM
It's a common child care challenge: The kids are healthy, the office is open, but there's no school.
Whether it's a training day for school staff or a holiday that not all workplaces observe, school closures can leave families in a bind. Many after-...
| 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
| 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...