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  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns

    Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns
    A hearing on the Harford County Council's proposal to legalize stun guns drew few, but passionate, reactions. The bill, which would allow adults to possess stun guns in Harford, would overturn a 1985 bill that was requested by a Baltimore City...
  • Chief Johnson to be honored at White House

    Chief Johnson to be honored at White House
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson will be honored at the White House on Thursday along with eight other local leaders who have taken steps to reduce gun violence, the Obama administration said Monday. Johnson testified at an emotional...
  • Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

    Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House
    A pair of proposals that would have limited the amount of state funding lost by Carroll County Public Schools over the next three years was approved by the county's state senators, supported by the Board of Carroll County Commissioners and pleaded for...
  • Nationwide IRS phone scam reported in Laurel

    Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin warned residents to be aware after a nationwide phone scam where callers claim to be with the IRS has been reported in Laurel. According to city officials, in the scam callers claiming to be with the IRS tell...
  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist

    Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist
    Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
  • Baltimore life, unnecessarily hard [Commentary]

    Baltimore life, unnecessarily hard [Commentary]
    "Oh, Baltimore, ain't it hard just to live?" Nina Simone lamented in song about life in the city back in 1978, and not much has changed since then for the tens of thousands of residents who are living in poverty, are homeless or who are suffering...
  • Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board

    Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board
    The Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation on Tuesday approved a developer's exterior renovation plans for the conversion of an historic former home for unwed mothers into apartments. CHAP voted 6-1 to approve staff...
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems

    Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems
    The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws. David...