| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:16 AM
A former 98 Rock radio personality, who served time in jail after being involved in a 2012 drunk-driving accident in Harford County, is back behind bars, accused of violating his probation in that case. A judge said Friday he'll have to stay there....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Maryland Legislature is forgetting one key element in their efforts to fight drug abuse in the state: increased treatment.
During the current General Assembly session, legislators introduced and debated bills on legalizing marijuana, decriminalizing...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Support for decriminalizing recreational marijuana use and increasing its medicinal availability spreads like an oil spill. Colorado and Washington's decriminalization, coupled with President Barack Obama musing that marijuana is no more dangerous than...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Judge Robert C. Wilcox of Davidsonville retired in 2010, but after two months vacationing in Florida, he traded back the beach for the bench.
"I love the law, and I like what I do," said Wilcox, 70, a retired judge of the Maryland District Court in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The pastor is not pleased. It's a Wednesday morning in mid-February, the first promise of temperatures topping 50 degrees in weeks, but it's cold and wet. An erratic trickle of people stops into the basement of the Church of the Guardian Angel at the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:45 AM
In his most recent column, former Governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. fashioned a letter to his son. It began with the sentence, "I've been thinking a great deal about marijuana lately." Apparently, he has not thought enough since he missed the mark by a wide...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:48 AM
You get a call from someplace else, and the caller asks what on earth is happening in your town? And you answer, what?
Don't you know that somebody at your mall is shooting up the place? the caller asks. And you say, what are you talking about, while...
| Jan 17, 2014
Brrr dear readers,
The Polar Bear Plunge Havre de Grace-style, the Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk, a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department, will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon at the Havre de Grace Yacht Basin's far launch ramp.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Standing in a small park in downtown Bel Air Thursday afternoon, Central Christian Church Pastor Buddy Kaufman read off the names of the eight homeless Harford people who died in the last year without adequate shelter.
Tears welled in the eyes of family...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Virginia Bates, a poet and artist who opposed the Vietnam War and was a founder of the Howard County Peace Action Community, died of complications from the flu Dec. 9 at Bridgepoint of Los Altos, an assisted-living facility in California. The former...