'Speak Life Tour' showcases youth talent at Music Arts Festival

he ink on the degree Catherine Trotter received from Morgan State University likely wasn’t dry when the then ambitious and motivated 22-year-old started the nonprofit New Beginnings Youth Development & Coaching Program.

Family, friends and colleagues remember Washington Informer editor

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 6 for Denise W. Barnes, a veteran journalist who served as managing editor of the Washington Informer for six years until she was hospitalized in December.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is out

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been replaced as the city's top cop amid anger over his handling of protests and a startling rise in crime.

Police Searching For Inmate Who Walked Off the Job

Errol Vailes inmate who walked off his road crew detail in Hillcrest Heights, Prince Georges County

Maryland State Parks are popular destinations for the July 4th holiday weekend

Maryland State Parks are popular destinations year round, but especially so in the warmer summer months as families plan overnight camping trips, daytime visits to the water and outdoor gatherings on public lands.

Annapolis July 4th Celebrations

Celebrate Independence Day in Annapolis!

Annapolis named one of the Top Ten Best All-American Vacations for 2015

Families making plans for Fourth of July weekend are invited to set their sights on Annapolis, Maryland.

Celebrate Fourth of July at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Celebrate the Fourth of July with live music and celebratory fireworks at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration takes place Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Indie Soul Spotlight: Root Branch Academy

The chaos that engulfed the entire community and left us with so much work and conversation to have.

Local lawyer, boxer focuses on father, son relationships

One national news publication called Venroy July a “triple threat,” while another said the boxer and CEO is among Baltimore’s entrepreneurs under 40 that are worth keeping a close eye on.

Toll rollbacks begin across Maryland

Just in time for the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend getaway, tolls have dropped significantly. Effective, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, toll rates decreased dramatically at seven toll facilities operated by the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), as well as the ...

Baltimore native develops affordable housing in PG County

Bobby Turner was born and raised in Baltimore, so when it comes to developing affordable workforce housing in nearby Prince George’s County and across the nation, the successful businessman isn’t just passionate.

Nigerian female filmmaker holds movie premiere in Baltimore

The Nigerian film industry is growing and the world is taking notice. In June, Fortune magazine reported that as of 2009, Nigeria surpassed Hollywood and is now the second largest film industry in the world by volume, after the Indian ...

Recent Women’s Day reinforces value of Douglas Memorial Church

Much has changed in Baltimore as well as around the country since 1962. The more than half-century period has realized great ups and downs from the assassination of black leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, to the ...

Devin Allen: 'Awakenings, In a New Light' debuts at Reginald Lewis Museum

“Devin Allen: Awakenings, In a New Light,” the first solo show of Baltimore photographer Devin Allen, exhibits images of the 2015 Baltimore protests and debuts a new community space inside the Reginald F. Lewis Museum called Lewis Now.