| May 2, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Four Baltimore recreation centers will shut down for good at the end of the summer as part of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's strategy to target limited funds to improve some centers while closing others, officials said Tuesday.
The four centers, all in...
| May 6, 2012
| 3:38 PM
A large swath of downtown Baltimore's west side would become the city's third state-designated arts and entertainment district, and the state's 20th, if Maryland economic development officials approve a city application designed to strengthen the area....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:33 AM
Baltimore police are investigating two shootings that occurred Wednesday night, including a man who was shot in the chest while robbing a store north of Druid Hill Park in the Woodberry neighborhood.
Few details of that shooting were available this...
| May 6, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Simon Paul "Sy" Jarosinski Jr., a retired aeronautical engineer and former member of the Baltimore County Liquor Board, died April 30 of ischemic cardiomyopathy at his Timonium home. He was 90.
The son of a Baltimore City councilman and a homemaker, Mr....
| May 9, 2012
| 12:03 PM
A Baltimore campaign to reduce the city's high rate of infant mortality got a $1 million boost Wednesday that will enable it to continue its efforts.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield awarded the renewal grant to sustain the B'more for Healthy Babies...
| May 20, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Dr. Norman I. Zipper, a retired Baltimore optometrist active in the Jewish community, died of renal failure May 12 at his Pikesville home. He was 89.
Born in East Baltimore and raised on South Ann Street, he was a 1940 City College graduate. As a young...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Kristina Suson's home wasn't part of the city's tax sale Monday, but it was a close call.
Baltimore places liens on properties for unpaid property taxes, water bills and other municipal debts, then puts the liens up for auction every spring —...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:05 AM
The Friends of Patterson Park are holding their 8th annual Wine Tasting at Sunset event on Thursday night around the historic Marble Fountain and Pagoda.
Wine tastings and food samplings are coming from Chesapeake Wine Co., DiPasquale's, Bistro Rx, V-...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Joanna Sullivan knows what she saw Saturday night as she and her husband peered through the window of their home overlooking Patterson Park - more than 20 youths involved in a "melee" on the tennis courts.
But police statistics and incidents reports won'...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore's historic park system ranks 15th among the nation's 40 largest cities in a new rating released Wednesday, which credits the city's foresight in carving out public spaces over the past two centuries but faults its more recent leadership for...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The police report describes what appears to be a serious crime — a youth mob rushes a downtown 7-Eleven to capitalize on a free Slurpee promotion, steals candy, punches the store owner and possibly takes an envelope from his pocket filled with $6,...