| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Baltimore County has had two murder-suicides, homicides within families and among longtime friends, and an increase in suicides in the past few months. And on Tuesday evening, officers defused a hostage situation on the 12th floor of a high rise.
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:31 PM
The final year of high school provides an opportunity for seniors to enjoy a last go-round of good times with friends and a chance to reflect on accomplishments.
For Meghan Macera, reflection will have to wait. She's too busy right now.
But when she...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Douglas Bayne joined the Merritt Athletic Club in downtown Baltimore about five years ago, but he hasn't exactly been a gym rat.
"I work out for two weeks and I'll take off for eight months," the 38-year-old social worker said.
So like many other...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Employees at the idled Sparrows Point steel mill will be able to get unemployment assistance from the staff of several Baltimore County agencies at a public fair next week, according to the county executive's office.
The program will be held on Thursday,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
If you're stressed out from a divorce, a hard day at work or a fight with your girlfriend it might be causing your brain to shrink.
A study by Yale University researchers found that stressful life events can reduce gray matter in regions of the brain...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:53 AM
This week, May 23-27, Maryland recognizes our second annual Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. Despite the commonly held perceptions, when it comes to bullying, everyone is a victim, from our schools to our communities. The message is simple: A...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Colonial Players closes its season with Neil LaBute's 2001 dark comedy/drama "The Shape of Things," drawing a striking contrast with the Depression-era romantic comedy that started the theater's run in September.
LaBute's cynical commentary on the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:38 AM
Temperatures in the mid-90s on Monday drove Marilyn Ramirez to the beach at Rocky Point Park, where her children splashed in the Chesapeake Bay. But they probably won't be back at week's end.
With temperatures forecast to rise to 102 degrees by Friday,...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War.
But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Maryland really began to turn in the roaster Thursday, joining much of the rest of the country, now deep in the summer's worst heat wave.
The mercury reached 103 degrees in downtown Baltimore, with a heat index reading of 117 degrees. It was 100 at BWI-...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:11 AM
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