| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Roland...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The Baltimore Police Department has reached outside its ranks to fill a top command position, hiring a former top official from Montgomery County to lead training efforts.
John A. King, the former police chief in Gaithersburg and a former assistant chief...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:24 PM
The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year.
The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:22 AM
"Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving."
— Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health"
A young woman, large...
| Dec 28, 2011
The owner of the Sparrows Point steel mill has told state unemployment insurance officials that about 720 workers at the Baltimore County plant are being furloughed and are expected back on the job March 4.
Managers started telling workers last...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state.
With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:05 PM
At 4 years old, Imani Frederick couldn't recognize colors. Even a year later, he couldn't form complete sentences and struggled to count to 10. When he was 6, a neuropsychologist observed the fidgety, easily frustrated boy and diagnosed attention...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website.
The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A significant issue that permeates higher education is the need for better preparation for a substantial sector of the instructional workforce: occasional, part-time, and non-tenure-track instructors, known generally as adjunct faculty. Most colleges...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Burck Smith is so far making good on his vision for revamping the way people pay for and complete college courses. His startup company, Straighterline, enables students to pay $99 a month for introductory college courses — and potentially save...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Dust off the tuxedos, pull out the pearls and get ready to celebrate a new dance season with anniversaries, reunions, holiday performances and a masked ball here in Howard County.
Around this time of year, Kathi Ferguson puts on a seasonal dance show for...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:25 PM
What did the Ravens get for lunch after their playoff win against the Texans? Pretty much the same thing they got after that dismal loss to Seattle.
The Ravens may be A-list athletes, but the lunch menu at their Owings Mills training facility is made...