“Do it For Life” Health and Fitness Fair

The “Do It For Life” Health and Fitness Fair takes place on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Truth & Life Family Worship Center located at 6305 Sherwood Road in Baltimore.

Local woman reveals cancer scare and advocacy work

Tamika Felder was going through her daily routine, filing stories as a freelance journalist and simply living the life of a happy-go-lucky 25-year-old. Then, out of nowhere, she received the news from her doctors that she had cervical cancer, a ...

Wes Moore urges more advocacy, experiential learning for young people

White House Fellow, Army veteran, best-selling author and social entrepreneur Wes Moore gave a rousing talk at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Wednesday, January 13, 2016, as he called on educators to combine advocacy, mentorship and social capital to move ...

Local role model opens boxing gym for kids

Mack Allison says he had to lean heavily on his mother to learn the nuances of life and whatever he failed to glean from her, he learned from the hard-knock streets of Baltimore.

East Baltimore development rises from ashes of riots

It may have been the easy thing to do for The Woda Group to pull the plug on its development and revitalization efforts in East Baltimore after riots marred peaceful demonstrations and later threatened to destroy an entire neighborhood in ...

Executive Director Dr. Skipp Sanders retires from Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum Board of Directors bids farewell to Dr. Skipp Sanders after four years as executive director. Dr. Sanders will retire from his position at the end of January 2016.

Annapolis prepares for major winter storm

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides is asking all residents to begin preparing for Friday’s major winter storm.

Why milk, bread and toilet paper when it snows?

Is there something about snowstorms that makes us want to eat French toast and sit on the toilet?

Winter storm: This weekend's snow in could be one 'for the record books'

A nasty snowstorm is expected to bury the Washington, D.C., area beginning Friday, and possibly surpass totals for a benchmark 1922 storm.

Freddie Gray case: William Porter doesn't have to testify against fellow officers

A Baltimore judge ruled Wednesday that William Porter does not have to testify against three other officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.

Foreclosure crisis lingers in the black community

Affluence is no antidote to foreclosure.

Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues: How the NBA's shortest player came out on top

As he approached the court, the crowd would raise their eyebrows and struggle to suppress their laughter: "This guy can't be serious ..."

35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Seven civic leaders and educators who best emulate the spirit and mission of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive awards January 18, 2016 at the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at Anne Arundel ...

New Automotive Technician Training Program launched in West Baltimore

Catholic Charities Employment Center, a new employment training program, will host an open house on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2848 W. Lafayette Avenue in West Baltimore from 10 a.m. until noon.

Comptroller Franchot announces opening of 2016 Tax Filing Season

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that Maryland will begin processing personal income tax returns for Tax Year 2015 on January 19, 2016, the same day the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting returns. Business tax returns will be accepted and processing ...