| May 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When my daughter was a freshman in high school, she shared a particularly uplifting experience from history class one day. In the middle of a lesson, a senior barged into the classroom with tears in his eyes and handed the teacher a letter. A smile spread...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Colorado State linebacker Shaquil Barrett participated in the Ravens' local prospect day Monday, according to a league source.
Barrett is graded anywhere from the fifth round to the seventh round by draft analysts.
Barrett had 246 career tackles at...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Herbert "Hunky" Matz, a Baltimore lawyer known for his warmth and wit, died Wednesday in his sleep. He turned 100 years old in January.
Relatives say his upbeat demeanor won him friends and admirers and surely contributed to his longevity.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:06 AM
DOWNLOAD: Abdu Ali, "Push + Slay"
Sitting outside a Mid-Town Belvedere coffee shop on a warm October afternoon, Abdu Ali Eaton was dressed a lot like his music sounds. He wore beat-to-hell pink-and-yellow Adidas high-tops, black sweatpants that...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I'm a 10th-grader at Baltimore City College and after the morning shift I'm walking down the hill to board the No. 22 bus which takes me to Park Circle, where I will transfer to the No. 7.
But there are rumors that something has happened to JFK,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
| May 26, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Ahmaad Simmons and Jamar Peete may not have known it at the time, but they had a lot in common.
Both grew up in Baltimore and had dreamed of playing football at the college level. Both were natural athletes who were handed lacrosse sticks early in high...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Emil A. "Buzzy" Budnitz Jr., a three-time All-American Blue Jays attackman during the early 1950s who was known as the "Buzz Bomb of Hopkins lacrosse," died Tuesday of bone cancer at his home in the Lake Falls Village neighborhood of Baltimore County.
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Ravens great Matt Stover will preside over this year's lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument, organizers announced Tuesday.
Stover spent 13 seasons as a Raven, earning respect as one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history and the admiration of...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Today, marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan and the official entry of the United States into World War II. These stories are excerpted from the book, "Home Front Baltimore" (Johns Hopkins University Press).