| May 4, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Given its performance in Baltimore, I am starting to wonder if maybe Fox News should only do opinion and stay away from covering challenging news stories like the one still playing out on the streets of Baltimore.
I know that might sound extreme, but in...
| May 4, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"
Lt. Col. Melvin Russell said...
| May 1, 2015
| 3:48 PM
The national media spotlight has shone more brightly on Baltimore this past week than at any point during my 25 years of writing about media at The Baltimore Sun.
To some local officials, it must feel like a national media sun lamp that is starting to...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Baltimore has no chill this week. National journalists and television crews with their own personal security teams have rolled into town and it seems as though everything in the city is being documented—including Baltimoreans calling people out on...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 9:24 AM
Your editorial about State Center, published over a year ago, is still incredibly relevant, and I wanted to bring it back to the forefront of the discussion ("State Center unbound," March 24, 2014).
In March, State Center Neighborhood Alliance, a...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:18 PM
It is not clear yet whether Tuesday is the day after, or Day Two.
Police spokesman Captain Eric Kowalczyk says 235 people were arrested last night, all but 34 of them adults. There were 144 vehicle fires, and 19 fires in structures.
In a morning...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:27 PM
After peaceful protests resumed over the death of Freddie Gray Tuesday, Baltimore's new weeklong, citywide curfew was met by a small, defiant group of people facing off with helmeted police officers in West Baltimore.
Rocks and bottles flew at a line of...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:29 PM
National and state leaders of the Black Caucus plan to call on the U.S. Department of Justice to launch a comprehensive investigation of potential civil rights violations by the Baltimore Police Department.
"We want a complete federal investigation,"...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday.
The 70-year-old Dr....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Legislation intended to put lesbians on a par with straight couples on health insurance coverage for advanced fertility procedures has passed both the Senate and the House.
The Senate passed the measure Tuesday morning 37-10, following House passage the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:47 AM
Although the Affordable Care Act and creation of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange were important steps in expanding health care coverage for previously uninsured Marylanders, mounting evidence suggests that more work is needed to help ensure that...