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baltimoresun.comA high-ranking state official whose wife is running against Baltimore County State Sen. Jim Brochin is being accused of stealing Brochin's campaign signs, an incident the senator's opponent called "a misunderstanding."
baltimoresun.comOrioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday he wouldn't be engaging in any contract extension talks with any players during this season -- meaning the futures of pending free-agents shortstop J.J. Hardy , left fielder Nelson Cruz and right fielder Nick Markakis will be on hold until after this season ends.
baltimoresun.comA resolution seeking to restore and preserve funding for two programs that target the city's gifted students was introduced in the City Council on Monday, as city political leaders described a disinvestment in the city schools' top achievers.
baltimoresun.comThe Arc Baltimore said Monday that it expects to launch an employment-assistance program for people with developmental disabilities, an effort helped by a $160,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.
by Sean Welsh5/12/2014 11:35:34 PM
Edmondson-Westside principal announces "The Michael Mayfield Project" campaign to combat youth violence. His killing remains unsolved
baltimoresun.comA tough new curfew forcing kids off the streets as early as 9 p.m. was approved Monday by the Baltimore City Council over objections it will place too much stress on the Police Department and lead to conflicts between youths and officers.