| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A 25-year-old man arrested for trespassing in North County High School this month — and who was found to have a number of legal, high-powered weapons in his home — has been ordered held without bond.
Justin Matthew Beaumont, of Glen Burnie,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Change has swept through the University of Baltimore — and the surrounding neighborhood — over the past decade. Striking new academic buildings, an apartment building and the university's first dormitory have appeared among the brownstones...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Gun control doesn't stop bombings, and it doesn't prevent violent people from buying nails, BBs or pressure cookers. While I am supportive of gun control — and applaud Maryland for being one of the few states taking a strong stance on gun possession...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told parents, students and educators in Baltimore County on Wednesday that while Americans might not agree on gun control legislation, they must work together so that children can grow up without fear of violence in...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Amid growing concerns about the relationship between substance abuse and mental illness in children and adolescents, the Harford County Office on Mental Health will hold an educational town hall meeting for Harford County families and service providers. A...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Within a week of arriving on campus this semester, University of Maryland junior Grace Freund felt the familiar symptoms of a depression creeping up — ones she knew to address quickly, lest they slip from her control.
The 21-year-old psychology...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Despite the national horror at the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, the effort in Congress to enact any meaningful legislation to address gun violence appears increasingly at risk. The first casualty of...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley today released a $222 million supplemental budget that creates a "Gun Center," strives to save a baseball program and sets aside another $10 million in case federal sequestration cuts take a toll on Maryland.
The governor designated...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Officials at the University of Maryland have pledged to spend an additional $5 million on student mental health services at the state's flagship College Park campus over the next 10 years, the largest investment in counseling services there in decades....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The death of Dana Bolden, 46, from a stab wound to the chest inflicted by another resident at Baltimore's 24-hour homeless shelter, was an entirely preventable tragedy ("Vigil for homeless man killed inside city shelter," March 31).
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A Baltimore lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would require all Maryland hospitals to participate in an online psychiatric bed registry meant to expedite care for the mentally ill.
Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said the registry can help...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Regarding your editorial on President Obama's State of the Union plea for Congress to act on gun control, Marylander's deserve much more than a vote, they deserve true representation ("We deserve a vote," Feb. 17).
The editorial highlighted the...