| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
While Baltimore's development community was focused on the City Council vote on Harbor Point this week, a crew of test-boring workers set up equipment at the corner of Charles and Read streets in Mount Vernon. They fired up a derrick and drilled down...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
I lived in Detroit for a summer once, in an apartment that was circled by the kind of barbed-wire fence you see around prisons. I wasn't sure if Detroit was being protected from me or the other way around.
This was quite a long time ago, but Detroit's...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Springfield, Mo. -- Thursday night Springfield police busted five men, near Mount Vernon and Grant, who they say tried to solicit undercover female cops for sex. The five men were booked into jail and are now facing charges for soliciting prostitution....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The first day of autumn this year is Sept. 22. It is the day of the autumnal equinox, a term based on the journey of Earth around the sun. On that day, day and night are each almost 12 hours long. It marks the days when air cools in the north and leaves...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Dooby’s, the long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe, will be opening soon, says Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building. The site has been without a restaurant tenant since the early-morning fire...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Growing up in Beechfield during the 1930s, James K. Lightner had an interest in photography and history.
That interest led the 11-year-old Lightner and his parents to join the crowds that invaded Gettysburg during the first few days of July 1938.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A fugitive wanted for murder in Pennsylvania was wrongly released from the Baltimore City Detention Center this week — and authorities are still trying to figure out how that happened.
Dale Wakefield, 21, is being held in a Bucks County, Pa., jail...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Rev. Mark Stanley loves his work as rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on North Charles Street, but during his first eight years on the job, he had a problem.
The lighting in the historic building was so poor, the color of the walls and ceiling...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:41 PM
City police announced another shake-up of senior staff Monday, replacing both the recently appointed head of the high-profile downtown district and the longer-tenured leader in troubled West Baltimore.
Maj. William Marcus will take over from Maj....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Jul 13, 2013
Amanda Nicole Scott, 27, of 108 Third Curve, Lakeside Estates, speeding, fined $105; use or possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $270.
Shane Steven Whiteside, 26, of 12963 Richmond Heights Drive, speeding, fined $85.
Shyla Ann Baltzell, 24, of...