| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The Rev. Vernon Dobson, a Baptist minister and civil rights leader, died Saturday of complications of a stroke. He was 89.
As a leading figure in Baltimore's civil rights movement, Mr. Dobson lived a life molded by the struggle for equality — a...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer was scheduled to meet with Stanford’s Pep Hamilton on Monday about becoming the Hokies’ offensive coordinator, a source confirmed. Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com first tweeted the news.
Beamer is in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:31 AM
College football juniors and redshirt sophomores have until Tuesday to declare for the NFL draft, a deadline that adds urgency to Virginia Tech’s presumed and oh-so-unusual search for an offensive coordinator.
Urgency because Hokies junior Logan...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still.
Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Grafton High boys basketball star Elijah Moore continues to draw more and more interest from Division I basketball coaches. The latest to express interest in the 6-foot-7 senior is Howard University head coach Kevin Nickelberry, formerly of Hampton...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The problem with watching a great player, year after year, is you often forget what made him great. Sometimes he does, too. That's why Cameron Wake reaches into his locker on the day he's named to the Pro Bowl and pulls out a small piece of wood....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Virginia Tech has not revealed any football coaching staff changes, but the presumption for weeks among fans and media is that Bryan Stinespring no longer will coordinate the Hokies’ offense. So lack of official vacancy notwithstanding, social media...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The Wall Street Journal over the weekend used Baltimore and the world-renowned Maryland Shock Trauma Center as the setting for a story saying hospital statistics show gun violence nationwide was “soaring,” and that a continuing national...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...