| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Ashley Marie Shupe, 24, of the 800 block of Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in a case in which she was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:41 AM
•••• It was a busy week down in Bethesda, with the “Skyrim” developers trademarking the game’s signature “Fus Ro Dah” shout. Crap, now I owe them $17. More pertient to gamers is the...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The most disturbing occurrence of this week's episode of The Walking Dead had to be when Rick — still grieving the death of his estranged wife, Lori — finds the room of the prison where she recently gave birth to their baby via fatal C-...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Baltimore County Police say a man was robbed last week near Towson and cut on his arm by assailants who took his cash and a cell phone.
According to the police report, the incident occurred at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, in the 6600 block of...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:54 AM
•••• CNN published an extensive and interesting piece about the genre of game commentary videos and its most popular producer, “SeaNanners.” I suppose it depends on the game, but it seems this whole “...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
From Michael Cross-Barnet: Show of hands, please: How many of you progressive-minded parents out there think it’s OK to force a child to take music lessons against his or her will?
I’m guessing not too many. Maybe 10 or 15 percent?
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:49 AM
The parking lot in front of Chuck E. Cheese's at the Festival at Bel Air was the only place Saturday morning where one could find Disney princesses chatting with horror movie villains and lions hanging out with the tigers and bears.
The shopping center's...
| May 20, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Do you like Madonna? No, no, not the religious one, the pop icon one. If so, be sure to check out Atomic Books, 3620 Falls Road, on Friday, May 25 as Laura Barcella, the editor of "Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop," hosts readings from...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Microsoft thinks consumers aren’t viewing their favorite games, movies and television shows on enough screens.
That’s the premise behind “SmartGlass,” a feature debuting later this year that is designed to enhance the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:27 PM
For decades, music fans have obsessed over Pink Floyd's 1973 masterpiece, "Dark Side of the Moon." It's used as an unofficial soundtrack for "The Wizard of Oz" and performed by countless cover bands. There's a reggae version and even an 8-bit version that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
This past weekend, nature reminded us who is really in charge of this spherical rock. As heavy storms blasted the eastern seaboard, hundreds of thousands were left without power for days on end. As of this morning many still do not have command of their...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Whew. Let me tell ya, things in Hampden are really heating up this summer. Ha! I don't know why it's fun writing in clichés, but it is. I mean it's also true. I'm writing this at the tail end of a mini-heat wave (do people just not use that phrase...