| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home.
He was 73.
"I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:29 PM
When an African-American was accused of raping a white woman and another of murdering a white locomotive engineer, Springfield, Ill., exploded into a race riot on the evening of Aug. 14, 1908.
The mob grew furious when they learned that the two men had...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:59 PM
To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters."
The female driver admitted...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Sister Mary Martha Geipe, a teacher, principal and pastoral minister, died of a stroke Dec. 20 at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 88.
Born Nancy Marie Geipe in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Anna...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Agnes E. May, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 88.
A daughter of a Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. grocery store manager and a homemaker, Agnes Edith Ripple was born in...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke.
The Halethorpe resident was 82.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Dorothy E. Brunson, who became the first African-American woman in the nation to own a radio station when she bought WEBB-AM in Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from ovarian cancer at Mercy Medical Center.
The Northwest Baltimore resident was 72....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the son of a 91-year-old woman found stabbed to death in her Northeast Baltimore home was a close friend of her family and called the crime "devastating."
"I have known her son since I was a child — he was...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Irene Logan's death leaves nearly 30 people without their family's matriarch. For three children, eight grandchildren and more than a dozen great-grandchildren, Logan was the family's bedrock.
"She loved taking care of people," said Irene Ushry, Logan'...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Stacey K. Del Bene, a Baltimore City elementary school teacher, died of breast cancer Sunday at her Reisterstown home. She was 51.
Born Stacey Kimmett in Baltimore and raised on Westbury Road in Lutherville, she attended Lutherville Elementary School and...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Michael Edward "Mick" King, a longtime Mount Royal Tavern bartender who in addition to pumping beer and pouring shots was an accomplished artist and sometime musician, died March 3 of a heart attack at the venerable Bolton Hill bar. The Govans resident...