| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:45 AM
In 1999, I accompanied the Baltimore Orioles on their historic trip to Havana, Cuba. This marked the first time since 1959 that a Major League Baseball team played in Cuba. Many of us hoped that a baseball game involving teams from the United States and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Baltimore police have cleared an officer who leaned out of his patrol car in a populated neighborhood and fired multiple shots at a steer that had been running amok after escaping a slaughterhouse.
The internal investigation into the June 13 shooting...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Here's a course to please the students who hid comic books in their textbooks.
University of Baltimore will offer a spring course on the world of Marvel super heroes.
The course will examine how the comics, films and TV shows "offer important insights...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct.
During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The most interesting question about President Barack Obama's action on immigration is not its legality. Presidents from Eisenhower forward, Republicans and Democrats alike, have used their executive authority to legalize immigrants in large and small...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
As angry crowds took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country Monday night to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, Baltimore was quiet — though several rallies were...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83.
At Morgan State University, students blocked...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive.
"This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:11 PM
It's a hefty trip from southern Calvert County to Havre de Grace, but not even the thought of driving 111 miles on crowded Interstate 95 could dampen Shawn Quinn's spirits.
Quinn, 52, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, had taken the day off...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration argued Monday that a proposal to require police officers to wear body cameras is an illegal overreach of the City Council's authority.
City Solicitor George Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Samuel J. Dantoni, a former Baltimore County councilman who later served in the House of Delegates and retired as an administrative judge for the Social Security Administration, died of kidney disease Friday at La Casa, an Annapolis assisted-living...