| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Today, President Barack Obama announced his proposals to address gun violence in America. He was flanked by children who have written to him about their desire for change in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Conn., in which 27 people died, including 20...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Police have reopened the 12900 block of Fork Road in Baldwin Tuesday morning after a several-hour closure caused by a car accident that brought down utility wires.
Baltimore County Police Corporal John Wachter said Verizon repair crews are working...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume.
As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:22 AM
One man was killed and a man and a boy were injured in three separate shootings in Baltimore on Sunday, according to city police.
Officers responded to the 2800 block of Winwood Court, in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of South Baltimore, about 11:48 a.m....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Baltimore is opening four "community job hubs" to help residents looking for employment, the city said Wednesday.
The hubs, intended to supplement the city's three one-stop career centers, will offer free courses on such topics as job search techniques...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:22 PM
As city schools CEO Andrés Alonso steps aside, he's turning the system over to a close adviser he's trusted during some of his administration's most trying moments.
Alonso's chief of staff, Tisha Edwards, will lead the system through the 2014 school...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Two women died in separate shootings Thursday in Baltimore.
The killings pushed the total of homicides for the year to 165, 11 more than at the same point last year and making it unlikely the city can improve upon last year's 35-year low of 196. Twenty-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89.
"Ben was a true giant in the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:50 PM
In a pair of working gloves with the Ravens logo emblazoned on the front, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee painted broad brush strokes at a West Baltimore police station Friday to make good on a bet.
Had the Ravens lost to the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII,...
| Apr 7, 2013
Rosie C. Brooks, a retired housekeeper who enjoyed entertaining family and friends, died Monday of complications from an infection at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 99.
Rosie Cooper was born and raised in West Baltimore, and attended Baltimore public...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The speed camera ticket that Baltimore City issued to John Slingluff last summer said he was speeding, yet the evidence says he was closer to stopping than to breaking the law.
The citation alleged that his Chevrolet sport utility vehicle was headed...