| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Joel D. Fedder, a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Fedder and Garten and later a real estate developer, philanthropist and environmentalist, died of cancer April 18 at his home in Longboat Key, Fla. He was 83.
The son of Morris Fedder, a lawyer,...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 2:23 PM
As the state struggled under the national spotlight to fix its deeply flawed online health insurance marketplace last year, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without competition, about a third of the money spent on the troubled website....
| Apr 24, 2015
Richard L. Friedman, former business manager of the old News American newspaper, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a broken hip. He was 90.
The son of Meyer Friedman, a Baltimore Transit Co. investigator, and Grace...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:33 AM
As the 2016 presidential campaign season takes off, we are reminded that politics in the United States is trapped in a cycle of dysfunctional partisanship. And it's our fault. But — before we are caught up in the swirl of television ads, debates and...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 6:33 PM
Growing up biracial in Baltimore, Derick Ebert said he's still trying to define his identity.
He uses his poetry to find his place.
In a city that grapples with racial divides — the police commissioner has decried 1950s-era racism and Mayor...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:06 PM
Fannie Angelos, who became an attorney at a time when female lawyers were rare and who was committed to expanding the ranks of women and minorities in the field, died April 9 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from myelodysplastic syndrome. She...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Coming to Maryland from Minnesota, by way of Virginia, proved to be a path to success for Annie Yeager at the Grand National Steeplechase Races on Saturday afternoon.
The 22-year old jockey showed a large crowd on a warm and sunny day in Butler that she...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Christian Spence had been to Oriole Park many times, with the last time being an Orioles playoff game last season. On Saturday, the Friends School senior got the opportunity to pitch from the same mound his heroes pitch from.
He made the most of the...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:31 PM
City leaders and nonprofits are focusing in on families as they attempt to halt the city's population decline.
Between 2000 and 2010, the city's population decreased 4.6 percent to just under 621,000, the smallest decrease in decades. But among those...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:03 PM
The Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is on the hunt for a new administrator. Longtime president and executive director Sandy Richmond stepped down earlier ths year to become general manager of another historic venue, the 5,200-...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:51 AM
Education has been my ultimate equalizer, my door opener, my salvation. Despite early troubles, I completed high school and found myself at a common crossroad — excited about going to college but completely unsure about how I was going to pay for...