| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore City schools CEO Andrés Alonso was merely stating the obvious when he said recently that Baltimore students' disappointing scores on this year's state standardized achievement tests in reading and math were due in large part to the fact that...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 1:24 PM
After a week of cooler temperatures, the hot weather is back in Harford County, prompting medical calls and the opening of cooling centers.
Since Sunday, local emergency services personnel responded to four heat-related illness calls, according to Rick...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
The case for building a new teaching hospital inPrince George's Countyassociated with the University of Maryland Medical System got a boost from a health study released Wednesday, but the question remains how the county and state would pay for it.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Just in time for the start of ozone season, the Environmental Protection Agency officially reminds us that Baltimoreans are still breathing unhealthful levels of pollution in their air in late spring and summer.
The city and its suburbs were among 45...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, but the region still has some of the nation's worst smog and soot pollution, according to the American Lung Association.
In its annual report on the state of the nation's air, the advocacy group...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue.
The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:44 AM
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act. The 1993 act is a federal law requiring employers to provide employees 12 weeks of unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons, including pregnancy. On this...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:13 PM
This was one of those "bridge" episodes.
Nothing really happened, but it set up a bunch of stuff.
Listen people: it's not my favorite thing either, but it's a thing.
So I don't need to give a spoiler alert here, because there isn't really anything...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Finally after enduring weeks of drama, fighting and little talent during the audition rounds, tonight we got to endure more drama, fighting and little talent all the way in Hollywood.
Where is Simon Cowell when you need him?
Things were mixed up and...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:42 PM
When Dr. Robert Tomback became superintendent of Harford County Public Schools in 2009, he was not only an unknown from Baltimore County, but also it was unknown how he might perform.
The direction of the school system's leadership structure was another...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Nearly 10,000 people in West Baltimore are diagnosed each year with new cases of diabetes, hypertension and other treatable, chronic health conditions — enough to fill 24 jumbo jets.
These illnesses will kill many of them and complications will...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig got his flue shot, and he's urging all Harford residents to get one as well.
His vaccination was administered by the Harford County Health Department in Bel Air.
"Flu season is upon us and I join with the Harford...