| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:14 PM
Decatur H. "Deke" Miller III, former chairman and managing partner of the Baltimore law firm of Piper & Marbury, now DLA Piper US LLP, who was also a philanthropist and patron of the arts, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from lung...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:12 AM
Let's call 2014 "the year of the wrongfully convicted." Why? According to figures released last week by the National Registry of Exonerations, at least 125 wrongful convictions were overturned in 2014. This smashed the previous single-year exoneration...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:19 AM
When University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan announced that he planned to retire, the state's Board of Regents hired a firm to conduct a nationwide search to recruit a top-notch academic leader for what is and should be a plum...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Confident that the Ravens will do their namesake's author proud, Poe House curator emeritus Jeff Jerome has made a wager with his counterparts in Boston.
If the Ravens, a team that took its name from one of Poe's most famous works, win Saturday's AFC...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Thaddeus J. "Ted'" Hense, an attorney and decorated World War II veteran who flew 25 bombing missions over Germany, died of undetermined causes Jan. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore and raised on South...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
While many around the world are shocked to witness increasing numbers of radicalized young people running off to join the brutal would-be caliphate of Islamic State, little attention is paid to their more pacific and principled counterparts who leave...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1 p.m. Friday at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St. in Westminster, for Jerry F. Barnes, the Carroll County state's attorney and a Vietnam veteran. He ended his life Saturday at his Westminster...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Once again, the criminal justice system has failed this country ("N.Y. officer not indicted in death," Dec. 4). And again, the criminal justice system owes us an explanation. Today, another police officer remained un-indicted for the killing of a...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...