| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore City school officials say the nearly $1.2 billion budget the system unveiled last week will fund a raft of new academic endeavors, among them a new team to upgrade instruction in the sciences to meet the higher standards of the new national...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Charles Curlett paid $2,000 Saturday night for a Cartier watch worth $5,600.
"And for a good cause," said the attorney from Oakenshawe.
But Curlett won't have the unisex watch all to himself.
"We're going to share it," said his wife, Christina....
| Nov 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
BALTIMORE - Midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday's Class 1A North Region playoff game, Manchester Valley's football squad came to the crossroads.
A swarming Reginald Lewis defense and a couple of penalties had forced the Mavericks into a...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
First of three articles about state ballot issues
On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States.
But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:26 PM
At least 13 people were injured in a collision involving a school bus and a minivan in the city's Oldtown neighborhood this afternoon, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
The bus, #1622, was transporting the National Academy Foundation #421's...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pa.
Series: Villanova leads 5-3
What's at stake: A chance at the postseason. After last weekend's 31-20 loss at the hands of Old Dominion, the defending CAA...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As the clock ticked down Sunday, the morning clouds disappeared, as if they were in on the months-long planning that went into the destruction of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s final natural-gas holding silo.
Then, as if someone were turning on...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:52 PM
Christopher Michael Lyles, an engineer who was the second person in the world to receive a synthetic trachea, died March 5 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. The cause of death is unclear.
The Abingdon resident was 30 years old.
He was a graduate...
| 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....
| Jan 11, 2011
| 11:07 AM
I have enjoyed a run through some of the Baltimore sites related to famous mystery author Dashiell Hammett, just in time for the 50th anniversary of his death, which will be Monday. Here's how it goes:
I start my Saturday run at the Baltimore Sun...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
If you believe the U.S. News and World Report rankings, no Maryland high school is good enough to be in the top 50 in the nation. The first 25 high schools are those where 100 percent of students take Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate...