| May 1, 2014
| 6:28 AM
A Frostburg State University student was arrested Wednesday after allegedly posting the threat "I'm going to start shooting" on a social media application, though police said he told officers he was joking.
Marvin Chijioke Ogu, 21, of Lanham, was...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The Johns Hopkins University has come under fire for not disclosing to the campus an alleged rape at a fraternity house, leading a group of students to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education and others to stage a protest Friday.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts.
The Obama administration...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Vowing to strengthen Maryland's middle class, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Monday that will gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — his No. 1 legislative priority for the last of his eight years in office.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Investigators believe a house fire that killed a Frostburg State University student this month started accidentally, but have still not pinpointed the cause of the blaze, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Thursday.
Lateef Gazal, 23, a senior...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Winter's cold and wet weather has made it difficult for teams to get ready for the spring season, but with the official start of spring on Thursday, Baltimore County's boys lacrosse players are eager to get going. Here is a preview of the public boys...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Enrollment at the University System of Maryland is expected to decline in the coming academic year and the following year, the first projected drop since the 1990s.
More than 153,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in fall 2013 at the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows.
Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Maryland senators will resume debate Wednesday on whether to outlaw the sale of grain alcohol, a colorless spirit so potent the chamber voted to ban it twice before.
More than a dozen other states already forbid the sale of the 190-proof liquor,...
| Feb 6, 2014
Tyler Hubbard scored 20 points, helping shorthanded Loyola Maryland upset visiting American, 62-58, on Wednesday at Reitz Arena.
Hubbard made six of seven field goals — all from 3-point range — for Loyola (10-12, 5-6 Patriot League), which...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it.
Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Robert Joseph Shockley, a former Loch Raven Elementary School principal, died of cancer Jan. 13 at Metropolitan Hospital in Miami. The former Towson resident was 92.
Born in Greensboro in Caroline County, he was the son of William Harvey Shockley, who...