| Feb 9, 2015
| 6:38 PM
After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease.
Local, state and federal officials...
| Feb 22, 2015
In a time of widespread consolidation and a shrinking number of minority-owned banks, the institution Joseph Haskins Jr. helped found 33 years ago is becoming rarer.
Amid more stringent federal oversight, many community banks are finding it more...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:42 PM
The fashion offerings were plentiful the past two weeks duringNew York Fashion Week.
With hundreds of designers working from their own inspirations, identifying the right looks and trends can be downright daunting. But after viewing close to 40...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Nineteen stolen cultural treasures — including a 16th-century book that had been purchased at auction by the Johns Hopkins University — were returned to Italy this week by U.S. authorities.
The artifacts, which were returned by the U.S....
| Feb 18, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Catherine Kelly, who taught at Seton and Notre Dame Preparatory schools and was an executive of a women's sports equipment business, died of cancer Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Guilford resident was 59.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:37 AM
Opponents and supporters of a proposed utility merger involving Exelon Corp., the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., began a calculated dance before Maryland regulators last week, with some hoping to sink the deal and others hoping to sweeten it....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:47 PM
Earl R. Jones, a retired Baltimore assistant schools superintendent, died Feb. 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of pancreatic cancer. He was 78.
The son of Vanderbilt Jones and Nanny Cobb Jones, Earl Roger Jones was born and raised in Donora, Pa.,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:43 PM
NASA's New Horizons space probe has sent back some new images of the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon Charon as seen from more than 126,000 miles away.
Over the coming months, the grand piano sized spacecraft will take thousands of pictures...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:43 AM
Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.
Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Cleaning crews spent much of Monday and Tuesday scrubbing down a cruise ship docked in Baltimore and the port's cruise terminal after a nasty little virus treated more than 200 passengers and crew members to bouts of diarrhea and vomiting.
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:45 PM
Date: Feb. 4
His story: Ashe Smith, 30, grew up in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Ashe is a community organizer at the Parks & People Foundation and a founder of the Whitelock Community Farm in Reservoir Hill. He's also active with the Mount Royal Community...