| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child.
In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The teen homicide suspect stood with his head hung low Tuesday as his attorney pleaded unsuccessfully for a judge to take his youth and learning disabilities into consideration and grant him bail.
Allen Pinkney, wearing the distinctive black-and-white T-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
A 12-year-old girl was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her Southeast Baltimore school last week, police confirmed after the school's principal sent parents a letter about the incident.
The girl, a student at Patterson Park Public Charter School in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Before I retired as a sergeant from the Baltimore Police Department in 1996 after 23 years of service, I had worked in a variety of staff positions. Given my background, I probably know more than the average Baltimorean about how difficult a job being the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For what reason is Highlandtown now called Canton?
I live in Harford County now but grew up in Highlandtown near Haussner's restaurant and Eastern Avenue. I went to school at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Highlandtown.
Highlandtown was in the higher...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers.
The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts cited "old-fashioned police work" in the arrest Friday of a 19-year-old man who is accused in a robbery that left a Canton man seriously injured.
Mustafa Mohammed Ali Eraibi, 19, of Northeast Baltimore is...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The Creative Alliance is one of the cultural anchors of the Highlandtown area, bringing a total package of the arts, performance and a well polished restaurant-lounge. Given that, it's no surprise that its selection of cocktails is equally as polished....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
A sign outside the now vacant Santoni's Super Market in Highlandtown says Gmart International Foods, a six-store chain with two Maryland locations, is coming soon.
But the shopping center's landlord said late Monday that no lease has yet been signed,...