| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Baltimore officials will open two youth centers in advance of the strict new curfew law that takes effect Aug. 8, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Thursday.
The curfew centers will open early next month on the city's east and west sides with staffs of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown may have claimed victory in a landslide win over his competitors for the Democratic nomination for governor, but turnout Tuesday was one of the lowest in decades.
Just 20.5 percent of voters cast ballots in the primary....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said.
The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:56 AM
As the buzz of hair clippers mixed with Gene Simmons' howl through speakers inside Beatnik Barbershop, Ali Farzad awaited his last haircut inside the tiny Mount Vernon establishment.
Raising his voice to be heard over the din, Farzad said he's moving...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
How many votes does it take to win a primary for governor in Maryland?
Considering this is a state of nearly 6 million people, not many.
If turnout Tuesday is on par with the last gubernatorial primary four years ago, 180,000 votes could theoretically...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Though the Washington Redskins have faced down past legal challenges to their controversial name, the NFL team's defiant battle took a new twist Wednesday against a backdrop of growing political opposition.
Efforts to force a change of the Redskins...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Sun makes endorsements for the following races in Baltimore City:
In District 41 in the Northwest reaches of the city, incumbents Samuel "Sandy" Rosenberg, Jill Carter and Nathaniel Oaks, all House veterans, have performed well as a...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
So Morgan State University should trust the folks who have been duplicating its programs ("If not now, when?" May 27)?
Is Morgan the only school that is looking out for its own interests?
As Ronald Reagan famously said: "Trust, but verify." It seems...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere.
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Del. Jon S. Cardin and state Sen. Brian E. Frosh briefly shook hands Monday night. But that's where the niceties ended.
In front of a packed audience at the University of Baltimore School of Law, the leading candidates for the Democratic party's...