| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Synthetic marijuana ranked in the top three substances abused by the nation's high school students in 2012, according to a new report compiled by the Center for Substance Abuse Research at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The drug -- herbs...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:34 AM
When Ofc. Teddy Bell first came into Deerfield Run Elementary School this year, the students were skeptical.
"They didn't consider this was a good thing for them," said Linda Ryland, a science and health teacher at the South Laurel school. "They could...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:04 AM
The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:19 AM
It doesn't take a football fan to feel good about the Baltimore Ravens winning the Super Bowl. As thousands gather Tuesday morning for a victory parade through the streets of Charm City, let us take stock of just what an extraordinary moment this is....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs.
Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
We have a great capacity for placing people into categories and minimizing their humanity. One such category is "felons" and another is "drug addicts." We can easily forget that men and women who have been convicted of crimes or are suffering from...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Mary Pat Seurkamp has heard it from any number of students and professors over the years, and she knows exactly what they mean. Because she too felt at home the moment she set foot on the campus of Notre Dame of Maryland University.
"You can't put your...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:51 PM
As the state is poised to add several new casinos and possibly table games such as poker, the University of Maryland School of Medicine said Thursday that it would create a center aimed at training thousands of health professionals to help gambling...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Around sunset Thursday, the big man — taller, broader, bolder and more passionate than anyone around him — called out from the middle of the crowd at the edge of Herring Run Park, and in that moment he stole the show from the politicians who...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The riots this past weekend in Towson should not be a surprise, and the disturbance was not an isolated incident. The weekends in downtown Towson have been a time bomb waiting to explode. The colleges in the Towson area continue to grow with inadequate...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
By establishing a health benefit exchange and expanding Medicaid coverage, Maryland is on a path to extend access to affordable health care to hundreds of thousands of individuals, families and small businesses. For our progress to be sustainable,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Out of work since not being retained as a free agent by the Ravens, former Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode worked out for the Detroit Lions this week, according to a league source.
Gurode played a reserve role with the Ravens last season after signing a...