| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Baltimore County classrooms would have about 100 more teachers next school year under a budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Superintendent Dallas Dance.
In his first spending plan since taking the post, Dance presented a $1.3 billion operating budget...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:34 PM
When the Joint Task Force on School Safety was established in Howard County days after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., members of the school system, government and police were charged with reviewing school safety and to find ways to improve it
| Jan 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Citing the recent shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Havre de Grace City Council narrowly approved a $40,000 budget amendment to add two more school resource officers to its daily patrol through March.
Mayor Wayne Dougherty said plans to add officers had...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:45 PM
From its name to a play area filled with children's books, games and other toys, Route 1's KinderMender, looks more like a day-care center instead of a pediatric medical facility.
KinderMender's play area has a white picket fence, flat-screen television...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:05 AM
When visitors come to Thunder Hill Elementary School in Columbia, they are first greeted not by teachers, students or receptionists, but by a locked door and an intercom. A vestibule separates the outside from the inside, and people are navigated directly...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Dr. Martin Helrich, a pioneering anesthesiologist who had headed the department of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at his Pikesville home.
He was 91.
"Martin was so...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:25 PM
A University of Maryland campus police officer was critically wounded Tuesday after being shot in the head by an instructor during a training exercise with Baltimore police, an incident that prompted the city’s police commissioner to suspend all...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III's proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, released Thursday, will implement five-day furloughs, "minimal reduction" in the workforce and an incentivized voluntary retirement program.
The budget, which...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Speed cameras have led to a decline in speeding and traffic accidents in school zones, according to Howard County Police, and Chief Bill McMahon is ready to call the program an early success
"Based on our research, we had a significant problem with...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Jennifer N. Conyers, a Baltimore City Health Department research analyst who enjoyed making jewelry and photography, was found slain Friday in her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 32.
Ms. Conyers' body was discovered in the basement of her home in the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A former instructor at the Naval Academy has been found not guilty of aggravated sexual assault in an alleged attack on a female midshipman two years ago, an academy spokeswoman said Sunday.
Marine Corps Maj. Mark Thompson, 43, was found guilty of...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69.
"What one loved about Ruth...