| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:58 PM
As votes were being counted Tuesday night, politicians and poll workers estimated that the turnout for the primary was among the lowest in recent history — leading some to call for the voting to be moved back to the fall in future years.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Eileen Parr, a longtime media aide at Perry Hall High School, died June 27 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications following a recent fall. She was 96.
Eileen Schroeder was raised in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood and attended Eastern High...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Homicide detectives were called to the scene of an East Baltimore shooting late Saturday, in which police said a man was shot in the head.
The shooting around 11 p.m. capped off a day in which the city saw several incidents of gun violence. A man was...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Two more people were shot late Saturday, continuing a violent weekend in which one person was killed a block from the Preakness Stakes and six others were wounded by gunfire.
The homicide and eight non-fatal shootings since late Friday occurred in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
| May 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69.
Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:09 PM
More than a decade before thousands rallied outside the State House in Annapolis for adequate school facilities for the city's children, several dozen residents met in a school lunchroom in Northeast Baltimore to lay the groundwork for building just one...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Elected officials and community leaders are calling on Giant Food to improve service and quality at the Waverly Crossroads store, which serves north and northeast Baltimore, including Oakenshawe, Abell, Guilford and Charles Village.
They are circulating...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Cousins Dan Baumiller and Nick Fertig launched Full Tilt Brewing in December, brewing beers in the basement of Baumiller's Sykesville home.
Now, less than a year later, Full Tilt beers are on tap at more than 180 bars and restaurants and sold at more...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, a retired substitute and kindergarten teacher, died Nov. 12 of complications from diabetes at Woodbridge Valley Manor Care Center in Catonsville. She was 92.
Gwendolyn Hughes was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns.
Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...