| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:28 AM
As I listened to the conversation in the Maryland Senate regarding the bill to ban extremely high alcohol content beverages (SB-75), one argument said a ban would fail, and we should instead focus on educating our students. Well, incoming freshmen at...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:39 PM
An early-morning fire swept through a rental house just off the campus of Frostburg State University on Friday, leaving a student dead and destroying the building.
University President Jonathan Gibralter wrote in an email to the campus community that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Mount St. Joseph senior guard Jordan McNeil sank two free throws with less than one second left in the fourth quarter to tie Calvert Hall in an epic Baltimore Catholic League championship game Monday night at UMBC's RAC Arena.
But McNeil was far from...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
For the first time this spring, students who want to take a class at the University of Baltimore with a Pulitzer Prize-winning civil rights historian won't be bound by the university they chose to attend.
The class, taught by local author Taylor Branch,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Two longtime Carroll County wrestling coaches were recognized for their decades-long dedication to the sport Sunday in Annapolis.
Bill Hyson, wrestling coach at Francis Scott Key High School, and Dean Johnson, longtime regional wrestling tournament...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:15 AM
In the commentary by George La Noue ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27), he criticizes the recent court decision in the lawsuit brought by supporters of Maryland's historically black institutions against the Maryland Higher Education...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The University System of Maryland and its 12 member institutions raised nearly $300 million during fiscal year 2013 — more than $65 million above their collective goal and $57 million more than the previous fiscal year, according to a report...