| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools resemble Baltimore City Public Schools in that both have aging infrastructures and many of the schools are not air conditioned, but there are major differences in enrollment trends and available local funding. While...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
A Baltimore County Board of Appeals panel has ruled against a community group fighting a planned medical office building in Catonsville.
The three board members on Thursday affirmed an earlier decision by a county administrative law judge who had...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson said Monday, May 20 at a Greater Towson Committee town hall meeting that despite Towson's rising crime rate, Towson and Baltimore County are safer than ever.
"We're working closely with the Chamber (of Commerce)...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I grew up in Dundalk and began my career in recreation, parks, and conservation with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks. My career took me to Harford County and Los Angeles. I came home to Baltimore County in 1995 as the director of...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Baltimore City's schools are Maryland's oldest, and Baltimore County's are the second-oldest. The problems posed by the aging facilities in the two jurisdictions are different — the city has an overabundance of underused buildings, while the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County labor leaders plan to fight legislation by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would change the way public workers appeal county decisions on their retirement benefits, saying the bill would stack the deck against employees.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The protracted effort to add elected representation to Baltimore County's school board continued Thursday, Jan. 31 at a meeting of the county's Senate delegation, and despite some opposition, proponents for the bill remain optimistic change could come...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:44 PM
A Baltimore County administrative law judge has approved developer Steve Whalen's proposal for a medical office project in Catonsville, one month after Whalen pleaded guilty to giving illegal campaign contributions to county politicians.
Judge John E....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A Baltimore County police union is suing the county retirement system's board of trustees over a $25 million loan the county took from the pension fund to update recycling facilities in Cockeysville.
In a lawsuit filed last week in Circuit Court, the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:30 PM
As tens of thousands of Maryland families reveled in purple pride at M&T Bank Stadium on Tuesday, one mile away, the mood at Digital Harbor High School was blue.
Students and staff questioned the Baltimore school system's decision not to amend school...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Among the crowd of some 200,000 people who attended the Baltimore Ravens' triumphant parade and celebration in Baltimore on Tuesday were more than a few parents who had to make a choice between letting their children attend and keeping a day of school....