| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:43 AM
There is less blowing in glass blowing than you'd think, says artisan Foster Holcombe, who converted a milking barn into a studio that glows with colorful creations — and tremendous heat.
"You blow a little to create a cavity," he says, standing...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Earlier this week, in the latest installment of the cannibalism case, we reported:
Three weeks before Alexander Kinyua was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating some of the body parts, police at Morgan State University investigated a...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
I typically try not to write about controversial or possibly upsetting topics in these columns simply because I feel like I do that enough in the other stories I write.
This time, however, what's been on my mind lately and what I actually want to talk...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:04 PM
As he rode the morning school bus and sat in first-period class Tuesday, the 13-year-old student at Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex gave no indication that he had a cellphone-size gun in his pocket — much less that he planned to pull it on his...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 8:35 PM
State Sen. Joe Getty (R-Dist. 5) was recently honored by the Carroll County Student Government Association with its 2012 Friend of the CCSGA award.
"Senator Getty was phenomenal last year in his dedication to helping the students," said Angela Bladen,...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 12:05 PM
When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Baltimore City Community College is set to play host Monday night to this city’s top AAU basketball event of the summer.
At 7 p.m. at the Liberty Heights Ave. gymnasium, Nike Baltimore Elite will take on the Houston Defenders, which are led by...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The Morgan State University student charged with dismembering a friend and eating his heart and part of his brain was indicted Thursday on an attempted first-degree murder charge in the beating of another victim who was bludgeoned with a baseball bat....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Whenever Tanner Hartman had a question about college football or the recruiting process, the 6-foot-4, 250-pound offensive lineman looked no further than his father.
In the early-to-mid 1980s, Tom Hartman was a standout lineman at Virginia Tech. Tanner...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Months before he allegedly killed a family friend in Harford County, eating his heart and parts of his brain, Alexander Kinyua was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and believed reptilian aliens were coming to destroy Earth, a judge said Wednesday....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Returning to another Monday morning at work after a horrifically violent attack. I will pray for my students and for my own strength as we try to learn in the midst of grieving for the loss of so many. Maybe diagraming sentences will occupy...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students.