Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun

Yvonne Wenger

The Baltimore Sun

Columbia, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Yvonne:

Baltimore-based Lutheran World Relief preparing response to coronavirus in Africa: ‘This is a moment of unity’

Responding to emergencies typically involves marshaling resources from an unaffected area to bring to an affected area, but the coronavirus is putting countries in competition for scarce supplies at the same time. → Read More

Maryland Gov. Hogan announces closure of non-essential businesses due to coronavirus pandemic

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday he was ordering closed all non-essential businesses in the state, including retail stores that had been allowed to remain open. → Read More

A staff member in the Maryland General Assembly has tested positive for coronavirus

Maryland House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones’ office alerted members of the General Assembly Sunday afternoon that a committee staff member has tested positive for the new coronavirus. → Read More

Two dead, one seriously injured in Columbia when car struck a tree

A driver and a backseat passenger are dead after their car left the roadway around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and hit a tree, according to Howard County police. → Read More

54 new cases of coronavirus in Maryland, raising state’s total to at least 244 Sunday

Baltimore City cases of coronavirus jumped from 15 to 24 from Saturday to Sunday. → Read More

Child support reform measures OK’d by Maryland legislature: ‘Definitely incremental steps in the right direction’

Reform bills aimed at helping Maryland fathers comply with their child support orders by making the payments more reasonable are headed to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk. → Read More

Colorado among states fixing child support system; Maryland urged to 'do something profound’ and make changes here

Maryland could take steps to transform its rigid and punitive child support system. In doing so, the state would join efforts across the country to address counterproductive policies and practices. → Read More

Patti M. Amsel, social worker and psychoanalyst, dies

Patti M. Amsel, who had a 45-year career in social work and psychotherapy, has died at age 69. → Read More

Homicide detectives called to East Baltimore for shooting late Saturday

A man was found inside a vehicle after being shot around 9:45 p.m. Saturday in East Baltimore, police said. → Read More

Orioles fans captured on camera give beleaguered city something to smile about

If the action on the field disappoints, look to the stands for a pick-me-up. → Read More

Virginia Catherine Ruth, a corporal in the Women’s Army Corps, dies

Virginia Catherine Ruth, who deciphered and encoded messages during World War II, prepared meals for prisoners from her Dundalk kitchen and cared for children removed from their parents’ custody, died July 31, 2019 of heart and lung failure. She was 95. → Read More

Woman killed by vehicle in the alley behind her Dundalk home; police looking for the driver

A 49-year-old woman died Saturday after being hit in the alley behind her Dundalk home, Baltimore County police said. → Read More

Jessup man, 21, shot to death Saturday in Columbia

Police investigating the nonfatal shooting of a 21-year-old man Saturday in Columbia. → Read More

Three males shot Saturday night in Northwest Baltimore

Three men were shot Saturday night in Northwest Baltimore. → Read More

Temperatures reached 100 Saturday in Baltimore. More scorching heat is on the way.

The high temperature is expected to reach 99 degrees on Sunday, but when factoring humidity it will feel a lot hotter, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

The future of work: Being a cashier is Maryland's most common occupation, but it's vanishing

Experts predict that if Baltimore does not focus on readying workers for other employment, automation could bring a reckoning like manufacturing's downfall. → Read More

Disabilities rights advocates ask Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to intervene on MTA MobilityLink troubles

Disabilities advocates ask Gov. Larry Hogan to intervene to straighten out problems with the MTA MobilityLink that have left riders stranded. → Read More

'Everybody feels free here': Baltimore club for adults with disabilities fosters love, friendship & inclusion

The League for People with Disabilities hosts Club 1111, which is one of the only nightclubs for people with disabilities. → Read More

City announces $10 million redevelopment of vacant rowhouses in West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton

Under a redevelopment plan announced Tuesday, 38 rowhouses will be revitalized in the city's historic Upton neighborhood. → Read More

Baltimore City Council members seek charter reforms to allow removal of a mayor amid investigations into Catherine Pugh

Baltimore City Council members are introducing legislative reforms that would give them power to force a mayor from office. Kristerfer Burnett is the lead sponsor of a charter amendment that would allow the council to remove the mayor for incompetency with a three-fourths vote of the council. → Read More