| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:44 PM
State lawmakers are gearing up for a fight over paid sick leave, as a nationwide campaign highlighted by President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Baltimore gains a hearing in Annapolis.
Advocates began calling on the state two years ago to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:52 PM
When state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh learned last Friday that she was invited by the White House to sit with first lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, one of her first thoughts was about what was she going to wear....
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Stacy Smith always stops by 2 Chic Boutique in Pigtown to scour the racks of discount designer clothes before she shops anywhere else.
The consignment shop is bursting with suits, skirts, gowns and accessories with labels to melt a fashionista's heart:...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Sen. Bobby Zirkin, who cast the pivotal vote in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee to repeal Maryland's death penalty, will take over the chairmanship of that panel, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced Wednesday.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The 85-cc engine of the Honda dirt bike belches as the bareheaded rider accelerates down Fayette Street through West Baltimore.
With a bicep tattoo of a 12 O'Clock Boy — a rider holding a wheelie, straight up — the biker leans forward,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday.
The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:41 PM
After enduring a series of hills in the second half of the course, Brian Rosenberg slowed when he reached mile 20 of Saturday's Baltimore Marathon.
But once he saw Camden Yards in the distance around mile 24, Rosenberg let out a burst of speed as he...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan brought their combative disagreement on Maryland's future to their third and final televised debate in the race for governor.
In their most wide-ranging exchange yet, Brown and Hogan disagreed...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The Baltimore Running Festival's organizer thinks it's pretty cool that an Owings Mills man won the marathon last year, the first time a local runner has crossed the finish line first.
The running festival didn't have prize money to award after Under...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows.
Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state.
The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...