| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Workers at Sparrows Point imploded one of the buildings at the closed steel plant Friday, causing a loud boom that was heard in nearby Dundalk, Baltimore County Police said.
MCM Industrial Services conducted a controlled demolition of the Basic Oxygen...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:20 PM
William Kenneth "Mac" McCardell, a retired United States Fidelity and Guaranty insurance executive and World War II veteran, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Stella Maris Rehabilitation Center. The Mays Chapel resident was 92.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Even though it's still winter as evidenced by the massive amounts of snow covering the Lehigh Valley, the temperatures are getting warmer this weekend. Robins have been spotted since February, but haven't brought the required warm weather to send many...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:04 AM
State environmental officials and the owners of the Sparrows Point peninsula are moving toward a settlement to correct alleged regulatory violations at the former steelmaking site.
Regulators say an array of problems have occurred over the past year...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes.
Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
County Executive David Craig is making it way too easy not to vote for him ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). Is he running for governor of Disney World?
State government has a lot of bills to pay for...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:56 PM
When I proposed sculpting a Mount Rushmore of the greatest members of my Hall of Fame, one of the respondents named four giants in Lehigh Valley philanthropy.
This shamed me into creating still another mythical Mount Rushmore, for men and women who...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ray...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...