| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:57 PM
You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say.
Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:22 AM
A 35-year-old Southeast Baltimore man has been charged with breaking into a woman's home, stealing her thong underwear and sending her taunting text message images of the pilfered panties, according to police.
The victim reported the break-in on Feb 2.,...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
What if the cable guy was also your home security guy?
Maryland consumers are about to find out. Comcast Corp. has launched a marketing blitz this month to sign up customers for its new "Xfinity Home" package, which features a residential alarm system,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 AM
With Baltimore in the midst of Restaurant Week, there are probably many happily dining on rockfish these days, and rightly so. Rockfish (more commonly known as striped bass) represent one of the Chesapeake Bay's most treasured bounties, both a worthy...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:47 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Circuit Court Judge Edward Hogshire refused a defense request Wednesday to strike charges against George Huguely V, finding that there was "ample evidence to support a jury finding in favor of all of the indictments" against...
| Aug 27, 2011
With a tap on his smartphone, University of Maryland student Shiv Krishnamoorthy can instantly alert police as he walks through the dimly lit corners of the College Park campus — and share with them his precise location, plus live video and audio....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:22 AM
A Philadelphia police spokeswoman told the Towson Times on Monday, Aug. 22, that a body found in New Jersey that morning was believed to be that of Cockeysville resident and recent Temple University graduate Roswell Friend.
A New Jersey State Police...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:53 PM
Friends School fourth-grader Mary Charlotte Mortimer is getting her ears pierced, and naturally, she wanted her American Girl doll to have its ears pierced, too.
Her cousins, twins Tessa and Cara Collins, also wanted their dolls' ears pierced.
| May 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The crimes appear ordinary on Howard County's November police log — two break-ins on U.S. 1, another at a Columbia home where a television and video games were taken, and a man held up at gunpoint in the village of Kings Contrivance.
| Aug 27, 2011
| 7:40 PM
As Hurricane Irene advanced toward Harford County Saturday evening, firefighters and other emergency responders were being kept busy responding to calls of wires down, utility poles on fire, at least one electric transformer knocked out and several...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Phoenix-based Altius Broadband said Tuesday that it had signed a contract to begin construction on a wireless broadband service network in four eastern Kentucky counties.
The company will work with the Breathitt, Estill, Lee, and Powell Regional...