| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Martin Appell Dyer, a lawyer and neighborhood activist who was the first African-American to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis, died Thursday of cancer at his Windsor Hills home.
He was 80.
The son of Martin A. Dyer, a steelworker, and...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Three men were shot during two incidents Tuesday evening in Baltimore, police said.
At about 7:30 a man was shot near the intersection of McElderry and North Curley streets in the Ellwood Park-Monument neighborhood of East Baltimore.
Roughly an hour and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:47 PM
With their similar-sounding first names and look-alike dress, brothers Ja'Quis Lucciano Manigo and Tyquis Tyuan Moore enjoyed making people guess which was which. "Pick one," the younger brother, Ja'Quis, would playfully demand.
It was just one of the...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Shannon Sneed is kneeling on an East Baltimore sidewalk, her campaign papers spread out in the dirt and grass. She’s got voter registration lists, candidate fliers and write-in instructions — everything she needs to take on a sitting Baltimore...
| May 8, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Residents of Northeast Baltimore, an area long regarded as a mostly placid, middle-class enclave of stable neighborhoods and small businesses, are understandably upset over a spike in crime that has left the district leading the city in homicides. As...
| May 11, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:21 PM
For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts.
Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
| Dec 14, 2010
A variety of Baltimore neighborhoods ended the roller-coaster ride of the past decade with significantly higher home values than at the start, but some communities saw all the gains of the housing bubble erased by the bust.
That's the conclusion of a...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Chong Wan Yim, who emigrated from South Korea, held a variety of jobs in Baltimore — from running his own restaurant to starting his own delivery business just months ago.
"I think he was a really hard worker. He was trying to make an honest...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Richard Lelonek Sr., a retired railroad office worker and veteran Belair-Edison community activist, died July 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of internal injuries related to an auto accident. He was 86 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.
| Feb 18, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A Parkville man has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of an East Baltimore man that took place early Saturday morning in Rossville, police said.
Maurice Garnett White, 32, of the 8500 block of Dempster Court in Parkville has been...