| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Reaching the police officer at an Anne Arundel County school — there's an app for that.
A new app developed by an Anne Arundel school resource officer lets anyone with a smartphone unobtrusively tap in a message to the officers whose beats are...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:07 AM
One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The average resident of Sandtown-Winchester can expect to live as long as a resident of Tajikistan, a former Soviet country still struggling to recover from a civil war.
But in tony Homeland, residents on average live as long as the Swiss, who have...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:51 AM
A 16-year-old student at C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air, who told police he was afraid of gang members who were after him, was arrested and charged as an adult this week on gun charges.
Daniel Hill, of the 2100 block of Robertson Road in Bel...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:24 PM
As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.
In an evaluation of teachers' instruction,...
| 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....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Two Baltimore County boys traded a Bersa .380-caliber gun for an Xbox 360 in a swap that ended when officers found a handful of bullets in jeans left in a school locker room, police said Friday.
The exchange between the 12-year-old students at Deer...
| Jun 13, 2012
Congratulations to Reba Ann Hause on her recent graduation from Anne Arundel Community College, where she received her certificate as an emergency medical technician – paramedic. The emergency medical technician program provides the knowledge and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Miriam Brand just graduated from the University of Maryland and does not have a job, but she does have health insurance.
The 22-year-old diabetic is among the 2.5 million Americans who were allowed to stay on their parents' policies because of the...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:01 PM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer chased down a 17-year-old Randallstown High School student and killed him during an altercation Wednesday night, police said, after a group of youths threw a rock at the front door of the officer's home.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Donna Heller might be busier in retirement than she was in the job she's leaving behind.
"I had so many plans I had to reframe my thinking. I was getting so booked" she said. "There's so much to do ... I want to work part-time, I want to volunteer, I'm...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The Morgan State University student charged with dismembering a friend and eating his heart and part of his brain was indicted Thursday on an attempted first-degree murder charge in the beating of another victim who was bludgeoned with a baseball bat....