| May 30, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete.
In her imagination,...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Jeanne G. Clapp, a retired educator who was a founding faculty member of the Odyssey School, died June 5 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 70.
"Jeanne was just a lovely lady and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Digital Harbor High School is a diverse, inclusive and successful school that prepares students for computer technology careers, college and productive citizenship.
Recent media coverage about tensions among small groups of black and Latino students...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
John Travisano's rise to high school lacrosse stardom was different from many of his future Division I counterparts.
Described by coaches and teammates as modest, yet bearing a quiet confidence that transcended his age, the future member of the Notre...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:36 AM
When the runners at this year's Maryland Half Marathon make their way across the finish line after 13.1 miles, Amy Babst plans to be there handing out medals with a smile.
"It means so much to me to support those who are raising money to fight cancer,"...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For the last eight years, the month of May for Katie Schwarzmann meant gearing up for postseason play — the high school state playoffs, the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament.
Like all good things, though,...
| Apr 18, 2014
The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:30 AM
As an interdisciplinary artist, Carla Brown often uses printmaking and photography to explore themes of gender, race and family in her artwork.
That personal exploration grew to encompass her family and make a documentary about her grandparents'...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The Obama administration announced Friday that it is developing new rules aimed at improving schools by focusing on the training that teachers receive before they enter the classroom — an idea that met with a mix of cautious support and questions...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Deborah Eisenberg started her law career as a litigator who loved the "thrill of the battle," standing up for the disadvantaged and less powerful. But when it comes to resolving disputes, sometimes she says it's better to talk it out.