| Oct 13, 2013
I have a 4-year-old Yorkipoo who barks all the time — when other dogs walk by the yard, when I hug my wife, when he senses we're leaving the house, etc. He's on Prozac because he's so high-strung. His bark is so piercing that we are considering...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
Gladden, 15, had told...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys.
Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Dogs love dog parks but the fenced in public spaces have a way of bringing out the worst in some people.
Leave it to the folks behind the hit television show "Portlandia" to skewer dog park culture.
In the new season of the sketch-style comedy that airs...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:13 PM
This week’s episode seemed extra dark, with a storm rolling in, sinister music and dark lighting that reminded me of my high school days buying things at Abercrombie & Fitch only to arrive home and discover that the blue shirt I bought was...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Over the years at Camden Yards — and, of course, I mean the many bad years — I would be drawn into conversations with parents with little kids, especially if the little kids were decked out in Red Sox shirts and hats.
"Where are you from?" I'...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
In their continuing campaign against animal protein and modern agriculture, the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has published findings that, in my opinion as a microbiologist and veterinarian, defy logic and sound science....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
When her two teen sons visited about twice every month, an Orange County mom's Clarcona Road home turned into a haven for underage drinking and drug use, deputies said.
The latest house party ended in the arrests of 37-year-old mom Kelli Krueger and her...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
— Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane."
The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...