| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Students who commit serious acts of violence at school rarely do so suddenly or impulsively, experts said Friday during an annual safety conference for Baltimore County educators, held just weeks after two gun incidents unnerved the school community....
| Oct 7, 2012
LaTavia Little, executive director of Treatment Resources for Youth, has her hands full.
It's partly the work: Her Baltimore nonprofit helps teenagers and pre-teens avoid or battle substance abuse in a city where many residents struggle with drug...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The word of the week, "hope," was written on a whiteboard for East Baltimore students — part of an after-school program on the site where an arsonist killed Angela Dawson, her husband and five of their children a decade ago. The children who come to...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Growing up in East Baltimore, Maurice Harried bore witness to the effect that poverty, drug abuse and broken families had on his life and on the lives of other youths in his neighborhood.
"My grandmas raised me," says the 17-year-old, a recent graduate...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Attorneys for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend are asking a judge to reduce a jury's recommended sentence of 26 years, offering his mother's plea for leniency for her “beautiful son.”...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster will host the program "Challenges of Grandparenting in the 21st Century: Looking at Addiction Through the Eyes of Grandparents" on Friday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m., as part of the center's recognition of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Michael K. Williams, who played Omar in "The Wire," is talking about his years of drug abuse and saying he's surprised it didn't lead to him ending up in a body bag.
Williams tells the Newark Star-Ledger that while he was playing Omar in the Baltimore-...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A residents’ group in the Baltimore neighborhood of Remington is asking the city to purchase two warehouses that were going to be replaced by a gas station and convenience store until those plans fell through in recent weeks.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:48 PM
When Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance announced plans this fall to create a school safety office in the aftermath of several gun incidents, some in the community assumed he would pick someone with a badge to lead the new department....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Charles "Chuck" Busnuk, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene grants writer, died of cancer Aug. 31 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Canton.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was a 1966...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Community Programs and Support Groups — Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road, community programs such as childbirth education classes, HeartSaver first aid/CPR, maternity center tours, P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) and a...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
One hundred and ninety six people were murdered in Baltimore last year. Recent figures show our violent crime rate is more than two and a half times the national average. Many of these crimes spawned from the illegal nature of the drug trade, and the vast...