| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again.
At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Throughout the United States, a potentially lethal war is erupting. It is a war that puts millions of innocent lives in danger and undermines the centuries-long sacred bond between physicians and patients. This is a war between pediatricians and...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Ruling that a $1.3 million lawsuit filed against the Baltimore school system was too broad, Circuit Judge W. Michael Pierson granted Wednesday the district's motion to throw out nine of the 13 counts, leaving a city jury to decide whether two principals...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A lack of evidence led a Baltimore jury to rule that two principals were not negligent in a $1.3 million bullying lawsuit against the city school system, but jurors said they were also conscious of a snowball effect that could subject systems around the...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A beer bottle was lit up like a Christmas tree on one Facebook page and flanked by stuffed animals in another.
Then there were the iPhone apps that allowed drinking enthusiasts to hunt for virtual trophies or monitor the weather through drink prices, and...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:20 PM
School and health officials worked Friday to ease parents' fears after three classmates at George Washington Elementary in Southwest Baltimore were diagnosed with scarlet fever — an ailment with a scary history, but one that is easily treated and...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Oakenshawe students are zoned for nearby Waverly Elementary/Middle School, where a $25 million replacement school is slated to open by the end of 2013.
But children from Oakenshawe are nowhere to be found at the current campus, located in two buildings a...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Summer may be bad for your child's health.
Research compiled by the National Summer Learning Association and released Monday found that kids are at risk for gaining weight and not eating healthfully during the summer vacation.
When kids are unhealthy it...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
The Harford County city of 13,000 on the banks of the Susquehanna River postponed its annual Halloween...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
In social media slang, the above means “Oh my God, parent alert,” and that is just what parents have to be these days ... alert to what their kids are doing and saying in this digital world.
With all of the social media outlets...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:58 AM
The American Academy of Pediatrics is modifying its stance on circumcision for the first time in more than a decade, acknowledging that the health benefits outweigh the risks of the procedure, which involves removing the foreskin of a baby boy's penis....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Tony Eldridge is looking forward to retirement with gusto.
"I've got me a bucket list," he declared.
A survivor of bladder cancer, he wants to go kayaking, join the fencing club at the Knights of Columbus in Homeland, write songs and go horseback riding...