| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Maryland's highest-ranking judge, Robert M. Bell, likes that his courthouse is dedicated to his predecessor, pointing out that the letters etching Robert C. Murphy's name on the building's exterior are filled in gold paint to make sure even nighttime...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
"In the name of my savior, I pray," is how one Carroll County commissioner concluded his prayer to open a recent meeting of the county's governing board.
Now two county residents are asking a federal judge to end what they say is the board's regular...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:05 PM
April 20, 2002: The Ravens select Miami safety Ed Reed with their No. 1 pick (24th overall) in the NFL draft. It's the first time the club has failed to get a college player ranked among its top 15 choices.
April 20, 1985: The Skipjacks, Baltimore's...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Nicholas Lee Gounaris Sr., a retired corporate attorney and a past Harford Community College board chairman, died of renal disease April 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Lutherville resident was 70.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Hamilton on Sefton...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore-area authorities announced heightened security after bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, though officials emphasized there was no evidence of threats here.
At least three people were killed and scores were injured in the blasts, which...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, speaking Tuesday at an event in Baltimore, said he was unsure whether there is enough support in the Senate for what would be the biggest change to federal gun laws in decades.
"We may not get it this week, but we will prevail,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Gerald J. Curran, a member of a well-known political family who represented Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was 74 and lived in...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Thursday that he is planning to change the way police get eyewitnesses to pick out suspects, citing research that shows current techniques can lead to cases of mistaken identity.
Batts said he wants...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Baltimore residents are less satisfied with city services than they were last year, but see progress in the city's long-standing fight against violent crime and illegal drugs.
Those are some of the mixed findings in the annual Baltimore Citizen Survey,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:58 PM
For Maryland's building industry, the good times may be coming back.
The construction sector, which has been in the tank for the better part of five years, is on the verge of receiving a sizable infusion of money from recent decisions in Annapolis....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On the same day that fans will gather to watch the Orioles open their season in Tampa against the Rays, another event will be highlighting baseball in Baltimore.
“The President’s Cup,” a documentary on Baltimore’s annual high...