| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:19 AM
When University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan announced that he planned to retire, the state's Board of Regents hired a firm to conduct a nationwide search to recruit a top-notch academic leader for what is and should be a plum...
| 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 &...
| 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.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development.
That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:35 PM
— Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88.
"During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...