| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Dozens of people came to downtown Bel Air Saturday afternoon to take part in the Harford County Republican Central Committee's Second Amendment Rally and to meet many of the local legislators who tried unsuccessfully to defeat the state's latest gun...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I grew up with guns in my house. There are guns in my house. I understand the sport of the shooting range and the sport of hunting. I understand the argument, while not finding it convincing, that guns in the home protect you.
What I do not understand...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Janice Jackson remembers being a 20-something flirting with the young men who worked at the Baltimore rehabilitation center where she visited her brother as he was recovering from a car accident that left him paralyzed.
Three years later, they would be...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Ravens fans had waited 12 years for another Super Bowl victory, and they packed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, dwarfing 49ers rooters in both numbers and volume.
They about blew the roof off the stadium when Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco flicked his first...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Ravens veteran free safety Ed Reed has never embraced a conventional approach.
So the Louisiana native wasn't keen on the idea of retiring after a Super Bowl victory in front of his family and friends.
Following the Ravens' 34-31 victory over the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Regarding the seven-point plan to reduce gun violence proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others ("Scholars drafting new gun policy," Jan. 15), this is an issue in which I have vested interest.
Aggravated by such events as the Sandy...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Maryland's pediatricians applaud President Barack Obama for his leadership in the wake of the gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17).
The president's federal policy recommendations...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Sitting around a broad table in a nondescript office in Reisterstown last week, more than a dozen mental health advocates, medical professionals and law enforcement officials stared tensely at one another.
Nearly a month after the state-created task...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education voted this week not to support Superintendent Kevin Maxwell's opposition to a state bill that would use video lottery proceeds for security and health services at schools.
Board members then adopted a separate...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:59 AM
As Maryland lawmakers prepared to gather for their 2013 session, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he believes the General Assembly is poised to pass a ban on assault weapons this year.
Gun control is expected to be one of the leading issues...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Whether it's the indelible horror of the massacre at Newtown, Conn., or the tone-deaf response of the National Rifle Association and its allies who have shown themselves so hysterical and paranoid on the subject of gun rights, the public's hunger for...