| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Shirley Reingold, who managed the early R&B vocal group The Orioles and wrote their 1948 hit song "It's Too Soon to Know," died of heart disease Oct. 10 at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. The native Baltimorean was 89.
She was known professionally as...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas.
But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What happens when a city vehicle is left illegally parked? It might just get towed — possibly by a city tow truck — to a city impound lot, where the city will tack on additional charges.
Over the past two years, more than 30 cars and trucks...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure.
Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent.
"I got fought on it, by...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will visit a new, $112 million building next month that will house the University of Baltimore School of Law, school officials said Monday.
The John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Sure, not everyone wants to celebrate Valentine's Day. It's not so hard to sit it out.
But imagine if you and your sweetheart worked together in the Valentine's Day industry, catering to romance but, come dinnertime on Feb. 14, never able to...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
The break of a 10-inch water main at Interstate 83 near Maryland Avenue likely won't be fixed for a few days because it's in a bad spot and repairs will require specific equipment, according to officials from the city Department of Public Works.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:06 AM
J. Russell "Russ" Kimmel, a retired tire company executive, died Friday from pancreatic cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 84.
The son of a tire company owner and a homemaker, John Russell Kimmel — he never used his first name — was born...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Mary Alma O'Connor Lears, a former Walters Art Museum volunteer guide whose keen eyes alerted officials to a $1 million theft later linked to a gallery security guard, died of lung disease Jan. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson and former Roland...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Linda Eberhart believes that all children can succeed in school regardless of their circumstances, and she spent 42 years working to make sure that happened in the Baltimore's most challenging schools. First as a teacher starting in 1970, then as an...