| Jul 8, 2012
Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies.
"Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....
| Jul 13, 2012
Willie Alexander Harry, a well-known Baltimore barber whose York Road shop catered to figures from the world of sports and entertainment, died July 5 of complications from leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Northeast Baltimore...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:59 PM
To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters."
The female driver admitted...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers.
Four years later, one of the...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Monsignor Richard E. Parks, pastor of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Graceland Park for 25 years who was also a city Fire Department chaplain, died of cancer Feb. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 80.
Monsignor Parks was remembered by...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A Baltimore police officer who said in an interview that he had received no counseling after he shot and killed two people nine months apart in 2006 and 2007 has been suspended from the force, and stripped of his gun and badge.
Police spokesman Anthony...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:18 PM
James Thomas Lee Stubbs, a retired hospital laundry manager and World War II veteran, died Sunday of complications from dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Perry Hall resident was 95.
The son of a factory worker and Montgomery Ward cafeteria...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:17 PM
When the Anne Arundel County Council began the process of selecting a candidate to fill a vacancy on the panel last month, they whittled the list of 10 applicants down to two. And then they got stuck.
The council has been deadlocked in a 3-3 tie...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Gregory William Gildark, a retired police officer and heavy equipment operator, died of an aortic rupture April 23 at his Mount Jackson, Va., home. The former Severn resident was 64.
Born in Baltimore and raised on West Cross Street in Pigtown, he...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Long before ecdysiast Blaze Starr became the reigning Queen of The Block, there was the legendary Bettye Mills, who arose from humble Pigtown origins to become one of the tenderloin district's more memorable characters and nightclub owners — which...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The PriceRite discount supermarket planned for the Mount Clare Junction shopping plaza in West Baltimore will open Wednesday, the chain said today.
The Sun's Steve Kilar reported in October that PriceRite had signed a lease to open in a 39,000-square-...