| May 28, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Thirteen insurers have submitted plans to offer health insurance on the state exchange, or marketplace where individuals can buy insurance under health care reform, that begins open enrollment in October.
The plans must still be certified by the state....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:41 AM
May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Many Americans are unaware that nearly 500,000 youth are currently living in foster care and that 75 percent of them are between the ages of 12-21 years old. Each year about 300,000 youth age out of the foster care...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A LGBT community center in Baltimore's Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhood will be opening an information and resources center to the public on April 1.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Maryland (GLCCB) will...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Next week, the Baltimore City Council will consider the changes to the zoning code that will affect about 100 of the city's 1,300 existing liquor outlets. These outlets have been non-conforming for more than 40 years, and it's time for them to be closed....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The message is loud and clear: Harford County Public Schools need more money for next year than what's been budgeted, according to many of the more than 100 people who attended a public hearing Thursday.
The crowd, significantly more than the handful...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:11 AM
The legal problems of Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain haven't cost him his roster spot, at least not yet.
As McClain continues to deal with the aftermath of an arrest in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In much the same way the recent drug disposal day organized in Harford County was a valuable public service for people looking to safely divest themselves of unwanted medications, the gun turn-in day planned Saturday in Harford County and at locations...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
| 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...