| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life.
After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Each spring, as baseball diamonds around Howard County thaw out, hope is renewed that a local public school team will return to Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen for the state championship game. But each spring for the last five years, Howard County has come...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Lawyers for John R. Leopold, the disgraced former Anne Arundel county executive, acknowledge his behavior was inappropriate. But they insist that's not a crime.
His attorneys are scheduled to appear at the Court of Special Appeals on Wednesday to...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:31 AM
A citizens' commission has given Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman a long to-do list for improving county government.
After meeting for eight months, the 45-member Commission on Excellence recommended Tuesday a suite of changes ranging from...
| Feb 7, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
The Department of Health is...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Attention, Anne Arundel County schools math whizzes: Meet Sammy the owl.
Sammy is a fictitious character that runs a pole measuring business. His wings are injured, so he can't fly to the top of the pole, which has a rope tied to the top. The rope is 3...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County.
These days, White is busy...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
At one end of the minimum wage battle, you'll find Marissa Greene in Randallstown, for whom an increase would mean not having to eat nearly every meal at the fast-food place where she works, because groceries are a luxury.
And at the other end, you'll...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A Glen Burnie man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena and an armed robbery that occurred within a week in 2012.
Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Pamela North sentenced Ronald Lee...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Seven Harford Countians completed a unique running challenge Sunday in Orlando, Fla., the Dopey Challenge.
They were among 50,000 runners who entered the 21st Annual Walt Disney World Marathon festival, which for the first time included four races....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Commander in chief, leader of the free world, POTUS (President of the United States) — these are common monikers for the U.S. president.
Yet after taking Patrick Heline's class on presidential malfeasance, one might come up with a few other...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:04 PM
In the race for Anne Arundel County executive, Republican Del. Steve Schuh has more than three times as much money in the bank as either of his rivals.
In the latest campaign finance reports that were due Wednesday, Schuh reported having nearly $865,...