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New Year's Day

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  • O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous

    O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous
    In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
  • Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'

    Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'
    A suspect on a "one-man crime spree" shot and killed a person Friday after a botched carjacking, authorities said, then took his life after drawing officers into an hours-long standoff at a Baltimore nonprofit. The morning incident, which closed roads...
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • Main Street Tower restaurant to lose rooftop deck tent

    Main Street Tower restaurant to lose rooftop deck tent
    Main Street Tower, a popular Bel Air restaurant on Main Street known for its seafood and classic Italian cuisine, has been forced to get rid of its rooftop deck tent. According to Kevin L. Small, director of planning and community development for the...
  • Police say 6-year-old left alone in van at Arundel Mills

    Police say 6-year-old left alone in van at Arundel Mills
    For the second time in three days, Anne Arundel County police say a child was left alone in a cold vehicle at the Arundel Mills complex in Hanover. Police say a man left his 6-year-old grandson in the mall parking lot near Best Buy on Thursday as snow...
  • Police officials before council after violent start to 2014

    Police officials before council after violent start to 2014
    Amid a bloody start to the New Year following a violent 2013, City Council members asked police leaders at a hearing Tuesday whether they've changed something for the worse. "Baltimore has come too far to let the violence of years past return," said...
  • Jan. 20 to 28 brings school days off, early dismissals [Maryland City]

    Hopefully, everyone enjoyed a wonderful beginning to 2014! A new year always provides us a chance to begin again, to make new promises to ourselves and others, and hopefully succeed in our new endeavors. The students returned to school quickly following...
  • A new year's thought — renewing old friendships [Senioro Circles]

    This is the start of a New Year and I decided to write about renewing old acquaintances.  What brought this subject to mind is my renewal of friendship with a resident of Morningside Assisted Living in Laurel, where I do a book club every two weeks.  I...
  • Illegal fireworks plague Balto. Co. [Letter]

    Fred Medinger hit the nail on the head ("Fireworks shock and intimidate," Jan. 13). As a fellow resident of Baltimore County, I have experienced the same problems in my neighborhood on New Year's Eve (from midnight until 2 a.m.) and on July 4th (usually...
  • Week's bad weather leaves Howard County schools with lone remaining snow day

    For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
  • Fireworks and neighborhood safety [Letter]

    Recent complaints about fireworks over the New Year holiday once again prove how popular pyrotechnics are when people want to celebrate ("Fireworks shock and intimidate," Jan. 13). However, this fact does not excuse the use of fireworks in the early...
  • Alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker indicted on more charges

    Alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker indicted on more charges
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home was indicted Friday by an Anne Arundel County grand jury on additional criminal charges. Todd Dwight Wheeler, 28, faces a list of charges including nine counts of...