| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:25 AM
As a new school year begins, the Howard County Public School System is launching a fresh effort to reach out to students and parents via social media, inside and outside the classroom.
The school board updated the school system's social media and...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Several thousand city residents got an early wake-up call Friday from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake when a robocall for a back-to-school rally went out by mistake before 6 a.m.
"Just awoken by my own voice," Rawlings-Blake tweeted at 5:57 a.m. Friday....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police told residents that a robbery crew responsible for 20 or more attacks in North Baltimore and other areas may have coordinated their crimes through social media, and used a route that led to a cash-for-cell phne kiosk in Towson.
The account comes...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Retired Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is embarking today on his climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point of Africa at an elevation of 19,340 feet.
Lewis is joined on the trip by Doug Pitt, the brother of actor Brad Pitt and a goodwill ambassador in...
| Jul 5, 2013
Ray Lewis climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
Retired Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis embarked Wednesday on a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa at an elevation of 19,340 feet. Lewis is joined on the trip by Doug Pitt, the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:41 AM
As the victim of a carjacking and armed robbery at gunpoint in Philadelphia, Ravens running back Bernard Pierce had maintained his silence ever since the crime occurred in late June.
Pierce commented on the incident for the first time early Tuesday...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised.
"You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors.
Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The weekend tweets from the Baltimore Police Department featured a recruiting video, an appeal reminding domestic violence victims that officers can help, and a message honoring a colleague who died 40 years ago.
But when a fatal stabbing at the Inner...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Everything that Wrestlemania wasn't, for the hardcore WWE fan, Raw was.
It had twists, it had turns, and most of all, it had chants.
Lots of chants. Chants never heard at a WWE event before. In fact, for much of Raw, the fans hijacked the show.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech.
Around the globe, what's...