| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
"Roulette," a psycho-thriller by Maryland native Erik Kristopher Myers, will be sure to leave you feeling tense and on-edge.
Myers' film is no fantasy world. He takes real life situations and throws them at his audience – raw and uncensored...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Among the many laws that went into effect Tuesday was one making more strict a prohibition against the use of hand held cell phones by people who are driving.
Though texting while driving and using a hand held cell phone while driving already had been...
| Aug 17, 2013
For acclaimed mystery novelist Martha Grimes, the witches' caldron that nearly proved her undoing didn't contain the usual eye of newt and toe of frog.
Instead, it held 10 parts gin or sometimes vodka, a splash of vermouth, lemon peel, olive and onion....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Part of alcoholism is denying that you have a problem. And many people can't shake their alcohol dependency without help from others. These are not idle speculations but well-developed medical facts drawn from centuries of human experience.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding.
Under the Harford County Charter, the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Engineers working on the site plan for a new facility for the Harford County Humane Society it Fallston expect final county approval following a short hearing Wednesday before the county's Development Advisory Committee Wednesday.
"We expect them to...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:15 PM
James Roderick Crook Jr., a retired attorney for Baltimore City and a World War II veteran, died of stroke complications Wednesday at the Edenwald Retirement Community. The Guilford resident was 91.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Oakenshawe, he attended...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you."
She told Montgomery County...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Time was when American opera companies considered musicals as suspect artifacts from another planet, hardly worthy of serious attention -- not even on a par with the operettas those companies would occasionally stage when they needed a box office lift....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff was sentenced Tuesday to two years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Timothy Martin also gave Huff a one-year suspended jail sentence. He...