| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The University of Baltimore announced Thursday that entertainer Bill Cosby would deliver the school's commencement address.
Cosby will speak at the May 21 graduation ceremony. He'll also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:10 AM
The 2012 Howie Award winners will by honored by the Howard County Arts Council at the 16th Annual Celebration of the Arts next month.
The celebration, scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:20 PM
It would be troubling — though perhaps fitting — if Alabama, the state that gave us the Voting Rights Act in 1965 because of its opposition to providing African-American citizens the ability to register and vote, became the state that would...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Bruce and Stephanie Lyon of Havre de Grace announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jacqueline Marie Lyon, to Steven Francis Furst, son of Christopher and Ann Furst of Severna Park.
The couple met at their alma mater, McDaniel College, in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:11 PM
President Barack Obama's forthcoming trip to Israel affords him a special opportunity to mend political fences and guarantee a warm popular reception in that country, while at the same time ensuring that justice is served here at home. These are goals...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Dennis W. Kreiner, a former Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. senior vice president, died of complications from diabetes Monday at his home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. He was 66.
Born in Baltimore, he spent his early childhood in the Latrobe...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:05 PM
On her first full day on the job, the new Anne Arundel County executive shut down a surveillance operation inside the county office building that included 500 cameras recording minute-by-minute activity in and around numerous county government facilities....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each citation issued — a ruling that could help others challenge their citations in court.
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford.
"There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam.
But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The family of a Howard County girl who killed herself after months of harassment on social media sites asked Maryland lawmakers Thursday to pass a bill that would allow a jail term for a variety of acts known as "cyber-bullying."
Chris McComas, whose...