| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:19 AM
A Baltimore judge decided Thursday that Michael Maurice Johnson will not be tried for a third time in the murder of a teenager visiting Baltimore in 2010, prompting an immediate vow from the city's top prosecutor to continue to pursue the case....
| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:09 PM
With pundits still chattering about why his last campaign ended in a stunning defeat, former Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Thursday that he is running for Congress.
The 53-year-old Democrat's decision to jump back into politics four months after...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:03 PM
For the second year in a row, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education has been named the top graduate education program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, according to annual rankings released Tuesday.
Johns Hopkins’ 8-year-old...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:13 PM
Date: Sept. 27
Her story: Catherine "Catie" Anne Boone Simanski, 28, was born and raised in Baltimore. The Villanova University and University of Baltimore School of Law graduate works as an associate at the law firm of Rollins, Smalkin, Richards &...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3).
The spokesman for the State...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Marcus Thornton's pursuit and acquisition of William and Mary's career scoring record has brought added recognition to the program and has one particularly interested observer in northwestern Pennsylvania.
Eighty-six-year-old Chet Giermak, retired and...
| 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 20, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan named budget adviser Robert R. Neall and transition chief James T. Brady to the state university system's Board of Regents on Friday as he submitted 331 "green bag" appointments to the Senate for approval.
The Republican governor also...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 9:02 AM
Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a contorted fiscal slight of hand, on...