Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications

Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications 

Starting today, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana.

Together since 2008, Adam Jones and Nick Markakis lead Orioles into playoffs

They have different personalities. But when the two take the field together, they have one purpose: capturing the Orioles' first World Series title in 31 years.

Baltimore Sun predictions for Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers in AL Division Series

Baltimore Sun predictions for Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers in AL Division Series 

Baltimore Sun staff members make their predictions for the American League Division Series between the Orioles and the Detroit Tigers. The series is scheduled to begin Thursday.

Ottobar plans benefit event for Tom Malenski

Ottobar plans benefit event for Tom Malenski 

On Oct. 11, the Ottobar will host a benefit event for staff member Tom Malenski.

New to horse racing, Cockeysville owner comes flying out of the gate

Traffic: MD 97 in Cooksville shut down

Evacuation route eyed for Cove Point gas plant

Evacuation route eyed for Cove Point gas plant 

The energy company Dominion said Tuesday that it is exploring developing an alternate evacuation route for some residential neighbors of its proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas plant, prompting opponents to question anew assertions by the...

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Is Baltimore's accent America's ugliest dialect?

Is Baltimore's accent America's ugliest dialect? 

Gawker.com begins a search for "America's Ugliest Accent," with a first round that pits Baltimore against Boston

'Law & Order: SVU' pulls from Ray Rice scandal

'Law & Order: SVU' pulls from Ray Rice scandal

The scandal involving former Ravens running back Ray Rice will be the latest headline to receive fictionalized treatment.

Film study of the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers

Film study of the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers 

GAME PLAN: Gary Kubiak constructed a strategy that heavily involved veteran wide receiver Steve Smith as he was targeted 10 times against his former team. The Ravens trust Smith in every situation: short, intermediate and deep. It...

Harford fans excited for Orioles playoff appearance

Harford fans excited for Orioles playoff appearance

Typically when the baseball playoffs roll around, the interest dwindles for Baltimore Orioles fans. Not this year.

Fountain coming to Bel Air's Shamrock Park; Plaza Starbucks open

Volunteers take stock of Howard's abandoned cemeteries

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Pact with Afghanistan  [Editorial]

Pact with Afghanistan [Editorial] 

The signing of a long-delayed bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan today means the U.S. won't again find itself in the same situation it faced two years ago in Iraq, where the failure to reach a similar accord precipitated...

Kids outfitted with new hands made on 3-D printers

Kids outfitted with new hands made on 3-D printers 

Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon Albert Chi gave a talk last year to families about advanced prosthetics that would someday benefit their...

Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality 

State and local politicians continued the call Monday for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline.

Drugs didn't help Chris Davis' game [Letter]

When the news of Chris Davis' 25-game suspension broke, a good friend of mine commented that a "player should only be suspended if the drugs...

Baltimore should adopt star-spangled slogan [Letter]

If Baltimore can repeat the successes of Sailabration and the Star-Spangled Spectacular on a continuing basis, what an achievement it...

What does all that campaign cash actually buy? [Letter]

Much attention is being paid to the relative fundraising prowess of the candidates and their cash-on-hand advantages as the election...

Tired of too much information about Ray Rice and his wife [Letter]

We've heard about Ray Rice, the NFL and the Ravens ad nauseam. Enough already!

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