| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Two gang members were ordered held on $1 million bail for fatally shooting a rival in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood as he pleaded for his life, prosecutors said.
Keith Shaw, 22, of the 3100 block of West Foster Avenue, was killed in the 3400 block...
| May 5, 2013
For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store.
| May 4, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Music, food and bunny rabbits welcomed hundreds of area residents to the opening of Newport Beach's new Civic Center on Saturday.
As the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band played "Stars and Stripes Forever" before Saturday's ceremony, many families checked...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Paul Dickson, a Garrett Park resident, loves the origins of words and is a compiler of word books and dictionaries.
So imagine my delight and pleasure when my friend, Mary Garson, who is also fascinated with etymology, gave me a copy of Dickson's...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Crush has closed. The last day for the Belvedere Square restaurant was Nov. 28.
Crush, which opened in 2008, was from Daniel Chaustit, who had been the "Daniel" half of Timonium's still-running Christopher Daniel restaurant.
There is no firm word yet on...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:22 PM
A 22-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, about a block from Theodore Roosevelt High School.
Police hung red tape around the sidewalk where his body was found, face down, on a sidewalk next to a...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:52 AM
While Republican leaders console themselves that they salvaged control of the House from the defeat of Mitt Romney, they need to ponder the long-term future of the party of Lincoln and of Ronald Reagan.
The course of the Grand Old Party from the Great...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:15 PM
There can be unseemly exposure of the mind as well as of the body, as the progressive mind is exposed in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creature of the labyrinthine Dodd-Frank legislation. Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the...