| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:02 PM
As the University of Maryland’s athletic teams are winding down their membership in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the school is considerably ramping up legal efforts — and making new allegations — aimed at ending the 61-year partnership...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Documents filed Friday in the University of Maryland's legal battle with the Atlantic Coast Conference show that subpoenas have been issued to at least 10 ACC schools — plus various broadcast media partners — seeking information about the ACC'...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Darion Marcus Aguilar was familiar with The Mall in Columbia. He hung around outside, smoking with small groups, police said.
The revelation Tuesday provided the first solid link between Aguilar and the shopping center at the core of this Howard...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The security apparatus at a shopping center like The Mall in Columbia is designed to be as sophisticated as it is unobtrusive — off-hours training and drills to prepare employees for shootings and other calamities, surveillance cameras that can...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:09 PM
There’s no place like home for the holidays – and if home is more than a few miles away, you know that there’s no experience quite like holiday travel.
If you’re looking to avoid costly airfares or long drives through road-rage-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:03 PM
It what could be truly considered a tourism manager's dream, Havre de Grace has made Smithsonian Magazine's list of "The Best 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2014."
The April edition of Smithsonian places Havre de Grace at No. 12 on the list, just behind...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:52 AM
In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The LGBT community got a pretty big nod from Facebook this week.
To supplement its mammoth social network (which turned 10 years old Tuesday), Facebook launched a new iPhone app Monday called "Paper," which gives users a simpler, cleaner way to browse...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:03 AM
I'd sooner book passage on a norovirus cruise than watch the Super Bowl, but I have become aware of a Coca-Cola commercial that aired during the event.
In the commercial, as Language Log points out, ethnically diverse images are displayed while...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather, according to a message on the school system website.
Offices, including Central Office, will be closed.
Carroll County remains under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m....