| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school.
More than from any other school...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:26 PM
As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Dr. LeDamien Myers had just returned home after a 30-hour shift interning at a Baltimore hospital, when he happened to catch a CNN report about the challenges confronting America's schools.
As the first male on the maternal side of his family to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
A Honduran man living in Baltimore County faces federal charges after an unaccompanied immigrant girl sent to live with him told police he smuggled her into the United States and that the pair engaged in a sexual relationship.
Federal officials gave...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:10 PM
John Buch threw away his sons' Ray Rice jerseys. He ripped posters of the Ravens running back from the walls of their rooms. And this season, there won't be any cheers for Rice from the family's Towson home.
Since a video surfaced of Rice dragging the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Percy Smith is against Baltimore's new curfew. Like many of its critics, he's fine with keeping kids off the street late at night; he's just concerned about how it will be implemented.
"I'm asking from an economic perspective," he said, "will this be...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71.
"He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
How many votes does it take to win a primary for governor in Maryland?
Considering this is a state of nearly 6 million people, not many.
If turnout Tuesday is on par with the last gubernatorial primary four years ago, 180,000 votes could theoretically...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Sun makes endorsements for the following races in Baltimore City:
In District 41 in the Northwest reaches of the city, incumbents Samuel "Sandy" Rosenberg, Jill Carter and Nathaniel Oaks, all House veterans, have performed well as a...