| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A hotel desk clerk has been accused of striking a 91-year-old man in the head with a baseball bat after the elderly man asked him to stop knocking on his door early Thursday at a transient hotel on the Near North Side, police said today.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:50 PM
When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory.
A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:30 PM
| Jun 1, 2012
| 5:00 PM
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:22 AM
A few hours after taking LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman with the fourth overall pick of this year's MLB Draft, the Orioles selected another college arm with their second choice.
The Orioles selected University of Virginia junior right-hander Branden...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Any time a high-profile crime is committed, reporters want to start digging into the background of the suspect. It can not only reveal new insight into that individual but potentially expose failures in the system, which can serve as a guide for...
| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| Jul 8, 2012
She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky."
Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:52 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Alyssa Sovereign (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) sophomore, Penn State softball: After getting out to a bit of a slow start, the Crescenta Valley High product has come on strong as of...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The end greets so many ballplayers like a concrete wall — faceless and unforgiving. Take away the 97-mph fastball or the 400-foot home runs and daily fulfillment no longer seems so easily attainable.
Chris Ray, though, he had beer.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will host its inaugural "Streak Thru Aberdeen" 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Friday, Sept. 6 - the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak.
Proceeds from the 7K will...