Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said.
» Korean ferry accident: Death toll rises to 25 The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life.
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department.
The Ravens reinstated middle linebacker Rolando McClain from the reserved/retired list just two days after he was unable to finish the team's conditioning test and struggled in individual drills.
» Prospects who have visited with Ravens As the Ravens prepare for the draft in May, they've conducted visits and workouts with several prospects. Here's Aaron Wilson's quick-hit look at some of the players the Ravens have met with.