| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Benjamin Proctor Jr. has records. He's got documents. He flips through a loose-leaf notebook filled with genealogy charts and historical data about the Mayflower, the Compact, the Native American Indians. The genial retiree from Lutherville with blue eyes...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:50 AM
The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Aileen W. Tobin, who worked for nearly three decades at the Aberdeen Proving Ground's Ordnance Center and School and earlier had conducted research in the field of early reading in children, died Aug. 26 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:16 PM
University of Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey might feel like a rock musician on a quick, whirlwind tour.
He was in Hagerstown on Monday, Minneapolis on Tuesday and in Boston today before returning to South Bend, Ind., for a day. Then...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:38 AM
LeAnn Schueneman's 23 fourth-graders will not only be entering a classroom when they come back to school Monday, but also their home away from home, to be known as "Schuville."
"My room is going to be known as Schuville," the first-year teacher at Bel...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday.
Anna Mayr, a May...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
In a washed-out video projected on the wall of Bethany United Methodist Church at her memorial service Saturday, Rose Louese Mayr tumbled and fluttered in a dance portrayal of a girl with her eyes turned toward God.
The dance put on display one of the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning.
Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
| Jul 28, 2013
Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species.
But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
| Jul 31, 2013
Wayne and Ann Borchers of Fallston along with Jeffrey and Lisa Rierson of Abingdon as well as Timothy Scott Halligan of Bel Air announce the engagement of Allison Borchers to Timothy Shawn Halligan.
Borchers is a graduate of the University of Delaware...