| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:06 PM
UPDATE, 5:06 PM: In an email, a police spokesman said the agency was reversing course and would continue to post tweets about every reported shooting in the city. A full update will follow.
The Baltimore Police Department says it will scale back its use...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter?
In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:57 AM
"Breaking Bad" went out big Sunday night for AMC in the ratings attracting an audience of 10.3 million viewers for its final episode. That was three times the audience it drew for last year's season finale.
Here's the release from AMC:
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A Johns Hopkins University cryptography professor — who gained media attention when university officials told him to take down a blog post he wrote about National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden — says he declined an...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
It's getting a bit crowded in the Ducketts Lane Elementary School media center.
In addition to about two dozen fifth-graders from the school assembled before a projection screen, media specialist Matthew Winner has invited about two dozen cyberspace...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Navy swimming and diving team went underwater to recreate an iconic moment in U.S. military history, and the photo they released Wednesday afternoon has generated a bit of Internet buzz.
The photo, of 11 members of the team recreating Joe Rosenthal'...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Since this only happens once in a while, it's not necessarily the most annoying thing in the world, but it definitely is an emerging trend.
It's not new, either -- through signs and chants, fans have always wanted to be a part of the show. Especially...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is giving voters a preview of next week's campaign kickoff by releasing a video portraying him as the candidate of ideas – and lacrosse — in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
In a video posted to...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?"
Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Some 45 years and 12 presidential elections ago, a young campaign insider named Joe McGinnis wrote a tell-all book called "The Selling of the President 1968." It peeled away the most conniving calculations that helped put Richard Nixon in the Oval Office,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Ravens starting defensive lineman Arthur Jones is a happy man, writing a series of positive updates on social media Friday night after being sidelined for the past few weeks with an illness.
Jones has been dealing with a viral infection near his heart...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:46 PM
In anticipation of heavy traffic downtown due to the NFL season-opening concert and Orioles game, state transportation officials on Thursday issued advisories well before the festivities began.
Country music singer Keith Urban was slated to perform the...