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  • Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment

    Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment
    A Jamaican woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in a White Marsh apartment – after which officials say she and her co-conspirators dismembered the body and disposed of pieces in the Loch Raven...
  • Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud

    Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud
    The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings. Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
  • Out of the Blue: Support for the music

    Laguna Beach should be celebrated as a music colony — especially for world-class reggae — as much as an art colony. It started back in the late '70s, when Laguna native Eric "Redz" Morton was 21 and gigging as the bassist in a L.A. Latin...
  • Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica

    Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica
    After recovering from serious health problems, Richard Lowe traveled to Jamaica to celebrate life. “This vacation was my gift to myself for surviving,” he said. Seeing this pair afloat above the waters off Negril Beach, in western Jamaica,...
  • Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'

    Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'
    On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and...
  • Isn't it romantic?

    Isn't it romantic?
    There's no specific quality that makes one destination more romantic than others. While some travelers want access to luxuries and fine dining, others search for a beautiful sunset in a rustic environment. The important thing is being with the right...
  • 'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony

    'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony
    How might a Hollywood movie pitchman capture the tone and pith of "See Now Then," a new novel by the intense and lyrical novelist Jamaica Kincaid about the disintegration of a modern marriage? Chaucer's Wife of Bath meets Virginia Woolf! The Sweets,...
  • 'Searching for Zion' details Emily Raboteau's quest for home

    If home is a concept a child might visually articulate in, say, six quick lines, by adulthood it's a notion much more diffuse — a shape-shifter, a Rorschach blot. In her frank and expansive new memoir, "Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in...
  • Penn Station reopens after big power failure

    Penn Station reopens after big power failure
    On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving. Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
  • A Tribute to Rev. Collin Bennett Takes Place on Nov. 10 in Hartford

    The Reverend Bennett, who died in 1998, was a leader in Hartford’s West Indian community. Bennett helped spur business growth in the North End, fostering connections between scholars and students in Jamaica and Connecticut. On November 10, the...
  • In James Bond movies, product placement also plays a role

    In James Bond movies, product placement also plays a role
    Brand-name shoutouts and high-profile product placement are as much a part of 007 movies as Bond's tuxedo or Q's gadgetry, and with "Skyfall" hitting theaters at the same time the film franchise marks its 50th anniversary, it's never been easier for...