| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A Virginia appeals court on Tuesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player found guilty in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, in May 2010.
George W. Huguely V's lawyers appealed...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
When David Andrews was asked to testify in Annapolis earlier this year, the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Education told assembled legislators that providing quality early learning opportunities to low-income children is critically important and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:38 PM
An attorney for the one-time University of Virginia lacrosse player who was convicted last year of killing his former girlfriend, Yeardley Love of Cockeysville, argued Wednesday that he should get a new trial.
Attorney Paul Clement told the Virginia...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
An attorney for the one-time University of Virginia lacrosse player who was convicted last year of killing his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love of Cockeysville, argued Wednesday that he should get a new trial.
Attorney Paul Clement told the Virginia Court...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Every semester during finals week, students at the University of Maryland, College Park place "offerings" around a 1,000-pound bronze statute of Testudo, the campus' mascot, for good luck.
Sometime after midnight Wednesday, Testudo was ablaze after...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., former chief of surgery at Union Memorial Hospital who earlier had been chief of surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda and a captain in the Navy Medical Corps, died Monday of cancer at the Broadmead...
| Feb 19, 2014
Richard R. Jackson Jr., a former partner in the Baltimore law firm that is now Ober/Kaler, where he practiced admiralty law for nearly 25 years, died Thursday of a heart attack at his Owings Mills home. He was 77.
"Dick was a close friend. He was a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Ask first-year teachers what their greatest challenge is, and they are likely to say it has been managing squirming elementary students or keeping sleepy teenagers engaged.
But too few universities that train the next generation of teachers are giving...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Richard O. Beall, a civil engineer who was a founder of Century Engineering Inc. in Hunt Valley, died Dec. 29 of cancer at his Stevenson home. He was 82.
"There was no better human being than Dick Beall. He was a wonderful person who had a phenomenal...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
I believe that all high school educators recognize the importance of challenging our very best students, while simultaneously helping them develop the critical thinking, written and oral communication skills and habits of mind needed for success in today'...