| May 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name.
As an ambitious redevelopment...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Phyllis Scott was waiting for the day her son would be released from prison to return to East Baltimore, and she hoped he could steer clear of trouble in the future.
But that day never came.
Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, who was just shy of his 20th...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s.
One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
We wholeheartedly agree with The Sun's recent editorial urging the Baltimore City school board to seek a superintendent whose strategy will take into account the "issues of poverty, violence and family instability" that affect student performance ("...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:09 AM
The Baltimore County Public Library has named a new branch manager for the Perry Hall Library.
Cindy Kleback, a 15-year veteran of library work, was announced Tuesday as the new manager at the Perry Hall branch, 9685 Honeygo Blvd.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:02 PM
As I walk around Baltimore, it has become apparent that the city is on an upward swing. I see more people out on the streets and living in places that once seemed underused or headed for trouble. Streets and places I once considered dangerous are not...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Charles H. Latrobe III, a retired Koppers Co. executive who was a highly decorated World War II Navy night fighter pilot, died Feb. 16 of complications from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 90.
"He was a very private person who had the highest...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore police arrested two teens after additional officers were deployed in the neighborhoods around Patterson Park where four robberies were reported Friday.
Southeastern District Major William Davis said the shift commander recognized the pattern...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:26 AM
It may be hard to picture, but it's possible for us to have clean waterways in the Baltimore region. Imagine a Herring Run safe for kids and dogs to play in, a healthy Gwynns Falls, or an Inner Harbor that is no longer hazardous but is actually suitable...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the...