| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Lawyers for John Norman Huffington, a Bel Air man who was twice convicted of killing a young man and young woman in Harford County in 1981, will argue for his release from prison on Thursday while Huffington awaits a new trial, granted this spring on...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Here’s a roundup of what national media outlets are saying about the Orioles at the All-Star break. The Orioles have five players, including three starters, in Tuesday’s midsummer classic.
** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports writes about the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the world of public school reform these days, the "Common Core" is about as popular as the common cold. The Common Core is the name given to academic standards adopted in 45 states (including Maryland) plus the District of Columbia that raise the bar...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
When a school hires a top assistant coach, they don't just hire an individual. They also hire a system -- a 3-4 in Maryland defensive coordinator Brian Stewart's case -- and a network of contacts.
Former Houston defensive end Zeke Riser played for...
| Jul 10, 2013
Pikesville's Oshrine takes slim lead at Maryland Open
Matt Oshrine, 17, of Pikesville and the Suburban Club shot a second-round 67 for a 36-hole total of 133 to take a one-stroke lead in the 92nd Maryland Open golf tournament at the Country...
| Jul 3, 2013
Capitals re-sign Kundratek, place Schultz on waivers
The Capitals re-signed defenseman Tomas Kundratek to a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Kundratek, 23, will earn $550,000 on a one-way deal in 2013-14, but in 2014-15 it switches...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:44 AM
As we celebrate the birth by revolution of this country, let's take a moment to put some historical context to the actions of Edward Snowden and to consider whether he is a traitor or a patriot.
Back in the 1780s, when everyone in America was by...
| Jun 30, 2013
There is no denying that this nation has come a mighty long way since Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., in 1965, when marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, seeking the right to vote, were attacked by police and one of them, John Lewis, almost lost his life....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
As they enter the 61st and final year of their partnership, Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference are like a newly divorced couple that is forced by circumstances to continue to live together and makes a halfhearted pledge to remain friends.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From an enormous command center in West Laurel, Karen Wright and her staff with the Systems Control Group of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission constantly check the 10 color-coded computer monitors that ring the curved room. Many of the large...
| Jul 7, 2013
Mystics' Thibault becomes winningest coach in league history
Washington Mystics coach Mike Thibault became the winningest coach in WNBA with Saturday night's 62-59 win over the visiting Seattle Storm. Thibault surpassed Van Chancellor with his...
| Jul 9, 2013
Owings Mills' Isennock wins first pro event
Owings Mills native and Motorcycle-Superstore.com Bell Helmet rider Jason Isennock won his first career American Motorcyclist Association Pro J&P Cycles Pro Singles Flat Track race Saturday...