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  • Cannibalism is extremely rare, experts say

    Cannibalism is extremely rare, experts say
    In a career spanning three decades, forensic psychiatrist Steven Hoge has evaluated just a handful of people implicated in acts of cannibalism. It's exceedingly rare behavior, he says, and clear answers are often elusive when it does occur. "I understand...
  • Too many occupational licenses

    Too many occupational licenses
    Not all occupation licensing laws on the books in Annapolis actually protect Maryland consumers from harm. It's pretty clear that many of these laws misuse state sanctions to protect existing businesses from unwanted competition. Now a new study by the...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Pierre Darrel Butler, 25, of the 600 block of Pine Lane, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault, vandalism and...
  • Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers

    Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed this week a first-of-its-kind ban on the sale of large-sized sodas and other sugary beverages at restaurants and other outlets, but don’t look to Baltimore to immediately follow suit. Though studies say...
  • To quell bullying, Howard County schools seek social media advice

    With hopes of learning more about social media and better combating cyber-bullying, Howard County school administrators have turned to the County Council's new digital communications manager. Howard County schools have been grappling with how to curb...
  • Public employees caught speeding in trash trucks, street sweepers

    Public employees caught speeding in trash trucks, street sweepers
    Turns out the wheels of government move faster than you might think. Among the 2.5 million speed camera violations issued in the last three years to vehicles in and around Baltimore, thousands were mailed to the same government that issued the tickets....
  • Baltimore County schools conference focuses on preventing violence

    Students who commit serious acts of violence at school rarely do so suddenly or impulsively, experts said Friday during an annual safety conference for Baltimore County educators, held just weeks after two gun incidents unnerved the school community....
  • Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles

    Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles
    As an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, Alexander Kinyua was described by a professor as "docile" and dedicated, always looking to improve himself. On the Internet, Kinyua — now accused of killing a family friend and...
  • Md. cannibalism case raises questions about troubled students

    Md. cannibalism case raises questions about troubled students
    Janelle Stewart said she was alarmed as she listened to the words about human sacrifice tumbling from the mouth of fellow Morgan State student Alexander Kinyua at a widely attended campus forum about hazing. But the January outburst wouldn't be the...
  • Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"

    Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"
    Mary Hastler knew she was about to create a fuss, knew that, unfair as she might find it, people were going to label her the last thing a librarian wants to be called — censor. You don't refuse to carry the most talked-about series of books in...
  • Making Baltimore home for refugees

    Making Baltimore home for refugees
    "Welcome to America." It's a traditional greeting that implicitly embodies notions of acceptance, hope and opportunity. But that simple phrase can also be used as a taunt, as I witnessed during a youth soccer game in Baltimore where the teams were...
  • For 44-year-old CCBC grad, degree is another step

    For 44-year-old CCBC grad, degree is another step
    Pamela Carter's Sunday drive to join 900 students in walking across the stage and receiving a diploma from the Community College of Baltimore County wasn't that long. But the distance the Catonsville resident had to travel leading up to the June 3...