| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones caused a bit of a stir Thursday during the pregame Social Media Night event at Camden Yards by behaving in a way that wasn’t particularly sociable.
The star outfielder irked some fans in attendance with short...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:50 PM
If you wanted any real sense of what was going on in the first hour after primary election polls closed Tuesday night, you had to go online or, better yet, plug into Twitter, because TV didn't seem to be trying hard at all.
I am not talking about...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Like June bugs dropping at the first hint of summer's heat, the swarms of primary candidates in Howard County are gone. With each party's picks made, county Democrats and Republicans can unite behind their candidates and campaigns can refocus with just...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Don Scott will sign off for the last time Friday morning at WJZ-TV after 40 years at the station.
Tens of thousands of Baltimore viewers have started their day with him for the more than three decades that he's been at the station's morning anchor desk....
| May 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
When Scott Ewart started writing his "technology scorecards" in January of this year, his first thought was that the posts, which link to social media websites for every candidate in Howard County's burgeoning field of options, could be a good resource...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Does your life feel a little cluttered? These guys can help.
In 2010, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus left their six-figure corporate jobs. As they approached their 30th birthdays, they had everything anyone could ever ask for: big houses,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday.
Baltimore County Police Chief...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman on Tuesday will unveil recommendations from a commission she created last after she was appointed to the job.
The Commission on Excellence was tasked with reviewing county government operations and issuing...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:22 PM
By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on.
This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Anne Arundel County executive hopeful Del. Steve Schuh made an appeal to the County Council on Monday to cut the property tax to offset new stormwater fees, then traded barbs over Twitter with County Executive Laura Neuman over his proposal.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Perhaps overlooked in the chaos of last week's shooting at The Mall in Columbia was the way the Howard County Police Department used social media to communicate with citizens.
From the start, it released details through Twitter, stringing together 140-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...