| 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.
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Synthetic drugs, sexting, prescription drug abuse and Internet safety are among the many topics that will be discussed at Harford County's Annual Symposium on Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment this Wednesday, June 26.
The daylong symposium...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:15 AM
Although the season seems barely under way in early July, the Independence Day holiday separates the beginning of summer from the inevitable ending of summer. Planning what you'd like to do or see this summer is fine before the 4th of July. After...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:49 PM
A former treasurer of the University of Baltimore School of Law's Student Bar Association has pleaded guilty to stealing $33,000 from the organization.
Margaret Oyler, 29, never graduated from the law school and found herself instead sitting as a...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:27 AM
On a sunny afternoon last week, a family could be seen walking inside Hope House Laurel, while two groups of people of varying ages sat in chairs in the shade on the side of the building talking amicably.
This private substance abuse treatment center in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Atwood "Woody" Collins III, an executive vice president with M&T Bank, recently gave us his perspective on the future ("Taking a look at Baltimore's future," June 6). His view boils down to three elements: First, Baltimore's advantage of a deep-water port...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose.
Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28.
Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...