| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move.
Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Gregory E. Thornton, the superintendent of Milwaukee's public schools, was named on Tuesday the next CEO of the Baltimore City school system.
Thornton, 59, who was in the running for Baltimore superintendent in 2007 when Andrés Alonso was hired, has...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:01 PM
— Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years.
Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Timothy R. Streett, a Bel Air lawyer and outdoorsman, died Saturday of complications from cardiac arrhythmia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 53.
Timothy Ryan Streett, whose father owns Boyd & Fulford Drugs in Bel Air, was born in Baltimore...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The Prince George's County Board of Education has narrowed its search for the school system's next superintendent to three candidates, and the finalists include the county's current interim superintendent.
The finalists are Eric Becoats,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Robert Holmes Jr. knows what he's doing when it comes to academics at Lansdowne High School.
The Wynnewood resident is straight-A student in the school's Academy of Finance magnet program, a member of the National Honor Society as well as National...
| Oct 13, 2011
Allie Wilson and Jake Burke
Gina and Steve Wilson, of North Laurel, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allie Wilson, to Jake Burke, son of Chuck and Dawn Burke, of North Laurel.
The bride-to-be, a 2005 graduate of Reservoir High School,...
| Apr 1, 2005
- Feb. 25: Terri Schiavo suffers cardiac arrest, apparently caused by a potassium imbalance, leading to brain damage from lack of oxygen. She is hospitalized and later given a feeding tube.
- June 18: Court appoints Michael Schiavo as guardian....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Milwaukee Brewers' special assistant and former Marlin Craig Counsell was watching Thursday night's game at Miller Park. When he saw Mike Fiers' pitch strike Giancarlo Stanton in the face, Counsell excused himself from the group.
The sight of the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Businesses in Broward County are mobilizing to keep funding for children's services they call critical for families, jobs and the local economy.
They're pushing for a "Yes" vote on the Nov. 4 ballot to re-authorize a property tax that funds the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The Miami Marlins’ pursuit of a playoff spot evaporated to more serious concerns about the well-being of their best player after Giancarlo Stanton was hit in the face by a pitch Thursday night at Miller Park.
Stanton suffered a facial laceration...