| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Monday morning is not usually a great time. The phone rings non-stop. My own “to call” list is a mile long. This Monday, temperatures started to climb into the 90’s, so I had to water the garden more than usual before starting my day....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Gail Pickering of Baltimore put some gasoline aside last winter when her snow plow broke down. Months later she tried giving it away but found out it was too old to use.
Pickering finally parted with the petrol on Saturday, dropping it off at the city...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:02 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
Growing up, my mother was my guiding light and she always stressed education as a top priority. Because of my mother's wisdom and...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
It was a church service at which Baltimore's Kortneigh McCoy, a 19-year-old Frostburg State University physics major known for her lovely voice, was supposed to sing.
But instead, more than 500 students and faculty jammed the Lane University Center...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:52 PM
— Police said a Frostburg University student stabbed another student during an off-campus party after first pulling a knife on a third student who "would not get out of the way" in a crowded kitchen.
The suspect, Shanee Liggins, 23, of Waldorf, was...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:47 PM
While most high school seniors spend their last few days planning end-of-the-year parties, reminiscing with friends or trying to fit in one last prank on the freshmen, Nicolas "Cole" Holocker is accepting the 2013 Ravens Scholarship awarded to students...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:24 PM
In walks Tisha Edwards, a parade of teenagers in her wake.
The conference room in Baltimore school headquarters is full of staff and community stakeholders there to tell the new interim schools CEO what she wants to know. But she introduces the half-...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:40 PM
From the power shovel that claws chunks of rock from the earth to the powerful machine that shapes raw stone into slabs, there is nothing delicate about Joe Vinci's business.
So it comes as a surprise when Vinci pauses during a tour of his Baltimore...
| Feb 2, 2013
Growing up in the industrial city of Gujrat in Pakistan, Khawar Ghafoor played cricket but knew little about American football.
But in recent weeks Ghafoor, the owner of a Towson pizzeria, has been captivated by the Baltimore Ravens' run to the Super...