| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Howard Gary Bass, whose career as a Baltimore District Court judge spanned nearly three decades and who was known as something of a judicial free spirit for his application of humor to the law, died Tuesday afternoon at Good Samaritan Hospital after being...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets.
Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social.
And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge denied another bail request Friday for the blogger who held a publicized standoff with city police this month that was broadcast live to thousands of listeners.
Judge Lynn K. Stewart said Frank James MacArthur, also known...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Twitter and web radio carried a new kind of prime-time crime drama in Baltimore Saturday when a Waverly man refused to allow police to serve a warrant and then broadcast the ensuing standoff after a S.W.A.T. team arrived. He was on the air live Saturday...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Frank James MacArthur always said what was on his mind.
But sometimes, his sister told him, that wasn't the best idea.
"Frank is the kind of person who once in a while you wish he would lie because it wouldn't get him in trouble," Jean Arthur said....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping.
With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Sister Louis Mary Battle, a medical administrator who was called the vision behind the expansion of care for the elderly, dementia patients and the dying at Stella Maris in Timonium, died Friday of complications from autoimmune disease and...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Dear helpful people, Other than the 32nd Street (aka Waverly) Farmers Market and the Baltimore Farmers' Market, what is your favorite area farmers market?I'm working on a directory to accompany a farmers market article and I wanted to be sure......
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:21 PM
Elizabeth C. "Betty" Michaels, a former registered nurse and homemaker who enjoyed baking and cooking, died Saturday of an embolism at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 103.
She was born Elizabeth Colburn, the daughter of a...