| 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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:35 AM
I am a successful Baltimore businessman and nonprofit leader, but when I was 17, I made the worst mistake of my life. I overreacted during an argument and took a man's life. I was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in Maryland.
I accept full...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal.
The sale announced Tuesday would create one of the nation's largest consumer...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade.
Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:58 AM
Our state foster care agencies are apparently so underfunded that they are taking resources from abused and neglected children. The agencies are taking control over foster children's Social Security benefits (when the children are disabled or have...
| 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 7, 2015
Mary L. Seward-Miller, a noted Baltimore watercolorist who was known for her cityscapes, whimsical country scenes, winterscapes, Maine seascapes and still lifes, died Jan. 29 at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from a fall. She was 86.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 &...