| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I would like to disagree with your editorial "A chilling effect" (March 10). I believe that the central issue here is academic freedom. The American Studies Association (ASA), in theory an academic organization devoted to the study of the United States,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Five teachers – three from Edgewood area schools – are the finalists for the Harford County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year award, that a former HCPS superintendent said is the highest honor a teacher can receive.
Three finalists are...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
As if being the oldest player on UMBC men's lacrosse team wasn't enough, 22-year-old Matt Gregoire is battling an early onset of gray hair and is affectionately referred to by his teammates as "the team Dad."
"I'm called the team dad every once in a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took the stage at a Baltimore forum this week trailing in the polls, his fundraising advantage erased and big challenges ahead in his campaign for governor.
"Let me start by defining who I am — or who I like...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:26 PM
In the late 1990s, David M. Kennedy came to Baltimore riding high in criminology circles, eager to prove his unorthodox approach — which had reduced gun violence in Boston and Minneapolis — could work in one of America's most dangerous cities....
| Feb 14, 2014
Teacher of the Year finalists
Teachers from two high schools, one middle school and one elementary school make up the field of four finalists announced this week for the 2014 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
The teachers will...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Joseph L. McCarthy, a former social worker who established, sponsored and coached baseball and soccer teams to keep East Baltimore youths away from drugs and crime, died Tuesday of congestive heart and kidney failure at Genesis Loch Raven Center. The...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Left-handed relief pitcher Troy Patton said he’s not sure what his spring will be like, but he understands that getting him work is not a priority for the Orioles.
“It’s going to be kind of interesting to see how Buck [Showalter]...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Johns Hopkins graduate students and professors are calling for a moratorium on the university's plan to increase stipends for graduate students in the arts and humanities while shrinking their numbers, saying it could stymie research and the free flow...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With increasing frequency, the editorial pages of local and national newspapers are featuring articles on liberalizing the use of marijuana. In view of the 2013 legislative action in the states of Washington and Colorado — plus a failed push in...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:35 AM
The Howard County Board of Education honored 19 teachers who received certification, or re-certification, from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
"It's the highest-level credential in the educational profession," Superintendent...