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Founder of the Guardian Angels, Curtis Sliwa comes to Baltimore

When the riots broke out in Baltimore City, there was a call to action for community leaders, political leaders and religious leaders to come together to formulate solutions and to help pull the community together.

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‘Green Ambassador’ helping sustain Baltimore community

Cathy Allen is recognized as the Green Ambassador. She has helped to spearhead efforts to plant trees at city schools, playgrounds, and parks and in Baltimore’s urban communities.

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Marrow donor has compassion in her bones

Can you remember what you thought, felt and hoped for 16 years ago?

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The transformation of Steph Curry

I’ve lived in Charlotte, N.C. with my family now for the past 15 years and owned season tickets to the Bobcats games for the first three seasons of the new basketball franchise. In a small, communal city like Charlotte, we all know the sons and daughters of the professional athletes in basketball as well as from the Carolina Panthers football team.

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Blacks least likely to get business loan from banks

Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup polling company commissioned by Wells Fargo.

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Overdraft fees top $1 billion at the big 3 banks

America's 3 biggest banks raked in over $1 billion in overdraft fees in Q1 alone

You aren't alone if you've ever been hit with an overdraft fee from your bank.

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Thieves find brazen way to steal your identity

A criminal could be collecting unemployment benefits under your name right now -- and you wouldn't even know it.

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Fashion, plus-size modeling and race: When 'diversity' isn't so diverse

Lisa Respers France: There's a lack of diversity in discussion around plus-size models

From the beginning I have been a fan of model Tess Holliday.

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Officers want their trials moved out of Baltimore

The officers say public officials made prejudicial comments about them

Six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray want their trials moved out of the city.

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Tips to avoid and treat common summer skin woes

In summer you want your skin to look and feel its best. But all that extra exposure introduces more risks of irritation, rashes and bites.

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Police: Reality star arrested, made terror threats

Police: Reality star arrested, made terror threats

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Orioles reveal Buck Showalter garden gnome image

#SHOWtheGnome campaign continues with giveaway scheduled for June 27

A gallery of the images is available at www.orioles.com/SHOWtheGnome.

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VIDEO: Is it ever OK to snoop on your partner?

Survey: Nearly twice as many men versus women admit snooping on a partner's phone

Here's a scenario to consider: Your partner leaves his cell phone on the dining room table. His texts and emails can be easily accessed with just the touch of a fingertip. Would you look? Have you ever looked?

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Use Your Vacation Days for a Better You

Employees who don’t take the time to take care of themselves often see health and productivity decline as they continue to grind away at the office with no break in sight. It can often be difficult to take that time – there’s always the possibility that a boss or a coworker might call and interrupt a trip – but that is not reason enough to pass on paid time off.

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Two of B.B. King's daughters claim he was murdered

Two of B.B. King's daughters claim he was murdered

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VIDEO: Cavaliers star LeBron James reacts after Cleveland police verdict

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has weighed in on the turmoil in Cleveland following the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects.

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Fast food versus the African diet, the bacteria battle waged in your gut

Wheat, yogurt and vegetables could be fertilizers for healthy gut bacteria

Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two. You and your gut microbiome.

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Get wise about buying or leasing a vehicle

For many people, buying or leasing a car is their first “big ticket” item. Having a plan for how this new vehicle will fit into your budget can help you be confident about your decision and keep your finances in check.

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Snyder, Wieters Spark Late Baysox Rally in Win

The Baysox will host another Oriole Wednesday in the second game of the series at Prince George’s Stadium at 6:35 p.m. Bud Norris will take the mound for Bowie as he works his way back from the disabled list. Norris is 1-4 with a 9.88 ERA in six starts for the Orioles.

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How to make a difference in a community that matters to you

You may not realize it, but you have the power to make a big difference in your community.

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