| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:25 AM
After contract negotiations dragged into the summer last year, the Howard County Education Association and Board of Education agreed that negotiations should begin two months earlier this year to prevent another drawn-out process.
That hasn't exactly...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
About 25 years ago, when I was a Republican, there were many responsible Republicans in Maryland whom I admired. This was about the time people with more extreme views were beginning to get involved in the party. They actually thought there was no such...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Four investigators from agencies outside Baltimore are working to determine who left a dead rat on the car windshield of an officer who was cooperating with prosecutors on a police brutality case.
"We're going to go wherever that information takes us,"...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
We are writing in response to the June 30 Baltimore Sun article "Equality's Struggles," featuring Esther McCready, a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The article's sub-head, "Setting the Foundation," could not be more...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Greens, the evangelical Christians who own 500 craft shops called Hobby Lobby, aren't the people on whom we should be focusing our anger this week.
Neither is the Mennonite Hahn family, owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties They aren't the bad guys....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley sharply criticized Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that certain corporations can cite religious grounds in refusing to pay for employee's contraception coverage.
The ruling, spurred by a lawsuit from Hobby Lobby, picks at one of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A week after a Baltimore County police cadet was accused of stealing drugs from the department's evidence room, prosecutors said they had dropped charges against a defendant in a case in which some of the drugs were seized.
The trial of 50-year-old...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:15 AM
A strong public school system is important, and I support politicians who believe and vote that way. That's why I am glad The Sun endorsed state Sen. Brian Frosh for Maryland attorney general ("Frosh for attorney general," June 8).
Senator Frosh went to...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
That's real nice about Martin O'Malley raising close to $800,000 from various supporters who apparently think he could go from Maryland governor to president of the United States some day, maybe even in 2016 if Hillary Clinton decides to become a Re/Max...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Supporters of an effort to have parts of Howard County's recently passed comprehensive zoning bill sent to referendum this November faced a setback last week.
A Circuit Court judge affirmed a decision by the county Board of Elections to deny a petition...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...