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  • Push to ban more assault weapons expected in Annapolis

    Push to ban more assault weapons expected in Annapolis
    Legislation to ban assault weapons like the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle used in the Newtown school massacre will be revived in Annapolis when the General Assembly convenes next month, according to leading lawmakers pushing to make the change. The...
  • Baltimore Co. chief joins fight in Congress for gun control

    Baltimore Co. chief joins fight in Congress for gun control
    Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
  • Dance reassures school community 'safety is utmost priority'

    Dance reassures school community 'safety is utmost priority'
    Throughout the weekend and into Monday morning, Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance's conversations with the district's employees, parents and students invariably turned to student safety after the tragic Newtown, Conn. elementary school...
  • Howard County forms task force to address school safety

    Howard County forms task force to address school safety
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday, Dec. 17 the formation of a joint task force comprised of school, public safety and mental health professionals to address school safety in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in...
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • Gun control proposals take proper aim

    Gun control proposals take proper aim
    Regarding the seven-point plan to reduce gun violence proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others ("Scholars drafting new gun policy," Jan. 15), this is an issue in which I have vested interest. Aggravated by such events as the Sandy...
  • Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?

    Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?
    The first general reaction to President Barack Obama's package of gun control ideas seems to be criticism that it's too ambitious. Predictions are being heard that he will fall far short of his aspirations and even fail to restore the ban on assault...
  • Rumor of planned shooting at Old Mill High School causes stir

    Multiple students at Old Mill High School in Anne Arundel County were interviewed by administrators and school police Monday after an unsubstantiated rumor began spreading through the hallways that a shooting was planned there Friday. Those interviewing...
  • State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50

    State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50
    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten athome with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years....
  • Who is more evil Instagram or the NRA? Internet is undecided

    Who is more evil Instagram or the NRA? Internet is undecided
    After the past few days, America needs something to be mad at and quick. Luckily the NRA and Instagram have stepped in to help our rage cravings. The NRA has been unusually silent throughout aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Its Twitter...
  • Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?

    Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?
    The world recently learned of the astounding story of the three women who were found alive in a house in Cleveland after being kidnapped on the streets about 10 years ago. Two of the women were teenagers when they disappeared.   I’ve never been...
  • A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day

    A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day
    When Jill Smokler — more widely known as Scary Mommy — starts talking about motherhood, you'll hear a lot about sleepless nights, green snot and having kids walk into the master bedroom at the most inopportune times. Does she think her...