| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:12 PM
John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87.
Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
| Sep 13, 2011
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of Maryland, College Park were again listed among the nation's top up-and-coming schools in annual rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
Most of the state's colleges and...
| Sep 23, 2011
Loraine P. Bernstein, a musical trust's administrator who assisted young musicians in gaining an audience, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 82.
Born Loraine Panek in Warehouse Point, Conn.,...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:27 PM
Charles Erwin Brookes, the retired chief of W.R. Grace's Davison Chemical division, died of a heart attack Nov. 1 at the Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Fla. The longtime Gibson Island resident was 86.
Known as Charlie, he was born in Orange, N.J. His...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:40 AM
When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Lisa Dobloug, 72, is proof that fencing competitors are not all youngsters. The Washington resident competed Sunday in the 24th annual Charm City Classic, a two-day event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for fencers 13 and over.
| Dec 7, 2011
Listen carefully to the Republican debates and you get a view of the kind of society many Republicans seek. The last time we had it was in the Gilded Age of the late 19th century.
It was an era when the nation was mesmerized by the doctrine of free...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Bill LaCourse felt inadequate.
Some of his Chemistry 101 students sat in the back of the lecture hall and spaced out. Others simply left class as they pleased. "Maybe you're just not a good teacher," his department head said when LaCourse sought advice....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:06 PM
To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is taking part in a program to develop and test new technology that could significantly cut DNA analysis time.
The National Institute of Justice is putting $1 million toward the project. Police will partner with...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Six years ago, Jay Frisby appeared on Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre stage as a high school student at Glenelg Country School competing for a prestigious Cappies Award. This week, he is back at the Hippodrome performing as a professional in the big-budget...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:02 PM
On March 21, Aberdeen High School again hosted the Hall of Fame event that was initiated in 2006. These events honor past Aberdeen High graduates who are positive mentors to youth and demonstrate commitment to their community and exceptionality in their...