| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?
In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The revelation that the federal government has spied on millions of supposedly private phone and Internet communications makes President Barack Obama's headache over the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exemptions seem like a passing...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:50 AM
The Howard County Office of Consumer Affairs has reached an agreement with Verizon following a 15-month investigation of the company's sales practices in selling bundled services, which was prompted by complaints from county residents.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For months, The Baltimore Sun has sought to inspect the emails of former Chief Technology Officer Rico J. Singleton — who resigned in February after an audit detailed ethical violations in New York — but the city rebuffed those public...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Laurel residents will have their second opportunity in less than a week to see Zabrina Epps and David Murray — the two candidates for the District 1 seat on the Prince George's County Board of Education — speak to the issues at a forum Monday,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The Laurel City Council voted May 29 to take over operations and programming for Laurel Cable Network, which is currently staffed by the volunteers of the Laurel Cable Network Foundation.
The change in directorship will begin July 1. Current programming...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Aberdeen police report:
Vendre Lamar Henderson, 18, of the 600 block of Holly Circle, was charged Friday with first-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property greater than $500.
Brian K. Knechtle, 26, of the 100 block of...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Streets throughout Hunt Valley will be closed temporarily Sunday for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. Baltimore County police are advising motorists and others to be prepared for detours and delays before, during and after the...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The long summer, fall and winter of pain are about to begin for people who travel in the greater Bel Air area.
Harford County Public Works announced Wednesday that Moores Mill Road between Route 1 (Conowingo Road – North Hickory Avenue) and...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A 21-year-old Edgewood woman was taken to a regional trauma center with injuries following a single vehicle accident in Joppa Friday night.
The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company initially called her injuries "serious" but the official accident report...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012
Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...