| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Every day, they sit alone in their offices, writing about love, passion, romance.
They bring to life muscled heroes, dangerous vixens, strong heroines — lovers all — then put enormous obstacles in the way of the would-be lovers so they...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The wristband caught his attention several times throughout a typical day. If he took a shower, the blue silicone bracelet stayed on. When he had basketball practice or a game, he moved it from his wrist to his ankle.
Pictures of red, yellow and blue...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Last year, my son Isaac fixated on one of his stocking stuffers -- a head lamp. He would not take that thing off. He wore it to explore the (finished) basement, turned lights off in other rooms just so he could play in there in the dark and even had to be...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Before she ever took part in her first Oakland Mills cross country practice, there were lofty expectations for Britt Lang.
The freshman had big shoes to fill after older sister Tiffany had already made a name for herself as a standout for the Scorpions....
| May 13, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Working behind the deli together at Graul's in Hereford, Ashlynn Vance and Erika Brannock became fast friends.
"We had a lot of fun here, especially on case night, when we cleaned out the (food display) cases," Vance said on Saturday, smiling as she...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
| May 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Joe Tropea thought he was writing a research paper on the Catonsville Nine, a group of Catholic anti-war activists who set draft records ablaze outside a Selective Service office in 1968. But what he was really working on was a movie script.
"I just got...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:29 PM
When Lynn Patterson resolved to lose weight early this year, she took a hormone normally associated with pregnancy, not dieting.
The 53-year-old Catonsville nurse went on the hCG diet, named for human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone that is produced...
| May 31, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Christopher Fussell likes to take pictures of trains and buses. The 29-year-old Oregonian has shot photos and video of transit systems all over the United States.
It wasn't until he came to Baltimore, he said Tuesday, that he was detained for...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:05 PM
A state program will begin offering instruction on properly installing child safety seats via video chat, potentially reaching parents who can’t get to an inspection event.
The program will begin April 30 as a pilot. Parents can sign up for a...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Leasing office space in this economy can be a challenge, especially in older buildings, but Taylor Fields is working on getting an edge: a super-fast fiber-optic broadband connection.
"One of the first things [prospective tenants] ask is what kind of...
| Jul 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. — One of the more telling moments from the Morris twins' three years at Kansas happened in March in the first half of an NCAA tournament game against Illinois.
The game was tight, and neither team had found its footing. The ball...