| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:45 PM
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of other top states.
Twenty-nine percent of last year's...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Police arrested a 10th grader at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute for allegedly possessing a handgun, the city public school system announced Monday. The boy, whose name was not released, was taken to the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center.