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  • Howard County weddings and engagements

    Katelyn Baird and Eric Ottaway Katelyn Baird, daughter of Julie Baird, of Ellicott City, and the late Curt Baird, wedded Eric Ottaway, son of Ricky Ottaway, of Oak Island, N.C., and Julie Brown, of Hampstead, N.C., on June 2, 2012. The Rev. Sidney...
  • Many taken off-guard by severe weather text alerts

    As the Twitterverse buzzed about tornado warnings Tuesday night, many of the tweets expressed confusion about text messages they received alerting them to tornado warnings issued. Wrote Twitter user @SheedaBeeda: "Just got a tornado warning in Towson ...
  • Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor

    Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor
    Back in 2000, when he was a shy and portly 8-year-old, John Boias had a grown-up-sized dilemma. There he was in the family townhome one day, sweltering on a summer afternoon, when the strains of "Send in the Clowns" came wafting through the windows....
  • Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis

    Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis
    A man told Annapolis police he was riding his bicycle on Sunday on Calvert Street near Rowe Boulevard when four or five men approached him and one knocked him off his bicycle. The bicyclist told police that around 2:30 a.m. an assailant in a group of...
  • Dez Wells scores 25 points, leads Maryland to 69-62 win over George Mason

    Dez Wells scores 25 points, leads Maryland to 69-62 win over George Mason
    Dez Wells could joke about the turnovers now. It was easier to digest the five miscues — and the good-natured, locker-room scolding he got from his coach — after the sophomore topped his career high in points for the second straight game as...
  • Study shows middle-school students increasingly using smart phones, tablets for homework

    Study shows middle-school students increasingly using smart phones, tablets for homework
    From Liz Atwood: If your tween doesn't have a smart phone or tablet yet, I'll bet it's on the Christmas wish list. Yet as pervasive as mobile devices are, I was still astounded to see a new study from the Verizon Foundation that shows more than one...
  • Havre de Grace: HdG welcomes Christmas with parade Friday

    The Day of Infamy, dear readers, Is what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called today, Dec. 7, 1941 with the Japanese attack upon Hawaii. Now called Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, it is embedded in our national psyche and continued by our veterans in...
  • Bottle with rag, gas found in alley in Towson [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Police report that a glass bottle containing a black...
  • CNN tells story of mutilated boy finding hope at Hopkins

    CNN tells story of mutilated boy finding hope at Hopkins
    The facts of the case seem almost too brutal and cruel to bear. When a small boy in Bangladesh refuses the demands of a gang that wants to use him as a beggar, he is beaten and mutilated within an inch of his life. His throat is cut, his skull is...
  • Property tax rate in Aberdeen highest in Harford

    Property tax rate in Aberdeen highest in Harford
    The governments of Harford County and its three municipalities are approving their budgets for the spending year that begins July 1, and, as was the case last year, owners of property in Aberdeen will be paying the highest real estate tax rate in the...
  • NSA surveillance: What's one more Big Brother?

    NSA surveillance: What's one more Big Brother?
    In principle, the National Security Agency's vast data collection operation is troubling, but in the age of Google and Facebook, it feels like having just one more Big Brother in a growing family of Big Brothers. In response to the revelation that the...
  • Arundel teacher admits to theft from organization she co-founded for needy families

    Arundel teacher admits to theft from organization she co-founded for needy families
    Working with Anne Arundel County schools, an independent foundation helped feed needy children and their families for more than five years. But that came to an abrupt halt a year ago, after a member of the Journey Foundation reviewing the organization's...