The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department.
It’s the final chapter in a brazen scheme to steal part of history. Millions of dollars’ worth of political collectables are now back with their rightful owners.
The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.
A tricorn hat doesn’t fit in a souped-up Mercedes roadster. But Robert C. Clark doesn’t need to dress in Colonial garb to lead the Historic Annapolis Foundation. A well-tailored suit is more the retired stockbroker’s speed.
When investigators seeking stolen historical documents entered the Manhattan apartment of a memorabilia collector in 2011, they had just a few boxes to collect evidence. Inside, they were stunned to find rooms crammed with thousands of pilfered documents, including some signed by Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton and Charles Dickens.
The U.S. Naval Academy is featuring “A History of the Navy in 100 Objects.”
The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking citizen input on a new 10-year plan for historical preservation.
The Library of Congress is embarking on an extensive plan that will serve as a blueprint for preserving the nation’s history in recorded sound.
Joe Collins was always interested in his family history, and for years he collected whatever information he could get his hands on.
Really, one of the great wins not only in Ravens, but Baltimore sports history.
For most people, having a Russian tank and an anti-aircraft gun in the backyard would seem unusual. But for Union Bridge resident David Thrasher, it is all just part of his work.
Many parts of the East Coast are still reeling from the destructive force of Superstorm Sandy. WJZ’s First Warning Weather team has been analyzing this unusual storm since it struck Maryland.