| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:55 AM
When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway.
"I figure I can use my discretion,"...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market.
Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:53 PM
While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Heading into the first official weekend of summer, Baltimore police officials were pleased with how crime was trending, and, it seemed, so were residents. Total crime was down and though killings continued at one of the highest rates in the nation,...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:04 PM
About eight years ago, Reiter Boldt made a current events presentation to his Hillcrest Elementary School classmates.
When he came home, he was more shocked that his peers knew nothing about the topic than pleased with his talk, which was likely about an...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:50 AM
In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Adriana Vitagliano of Atholton High School and River Hill's Eric Qui have been declared the winners of the 2012 Robert Davidson Scholar/Athlete Awards. Hammond's Nicole Dawson and Mt. Hebron's Andrew Risinger were the runners-up. Once again the...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The program at Goucher College's 121st commencement ceremony Friday listed speaker Ira Glass' main connection to the Towson college: His grandmother was a member of its Class of 1931. In the public radio host's remarks, he added that college President...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The University of Chicago's efforts to revitalize the neighborhood surrounding its campus suggests a similar opportunity is available for the Baltimore City neighborhood of Charles Village.
As recently reported elsewhere, the University of Chicago has...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It's becoming increasingly clear that President Barack Obamais not burdened with too heavy a commitment to honesty.
This is hardly a shock about any politician, but revelations of dishonesty hurt some more than others. Announce that Bill Clinton has been...