| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Del. Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman traded barbs this week over alleged ethical lapses as the Republican campaign for the county's top job heats up.
Schuh fired the first shot Thursday, saying he planned to file an ethics...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:50 PM
In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Aberdeen leaders spent Friday evening and all day Saturday mapping out their vision for the city for the coming years, including methods of promoting greater economic development in a downtown area in need of new businesses.
"It was basically making some...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If neurosurgeon Ben Carson practiced medicine the way he practices politics, the "M.D." after his name would stand for "Malpractice Defendant."
Every physician takes the Hippocratic Oath to "do no harm." To oppose universal health care for Americans...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well.
For Harris, a Baltimore County...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:35 PM
As a freshman, Shreya Nalubola was barely on the radar for Centennial cross country coaches as a viable varsity option.
The ability was there, and so was the work ethic. Knowing she had the potential to be great, Nalubola decided it was time to start...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Soccer has long been known for its one-name goal scorers. Fifty years ago, it was a brilliant Brazilian star everyone called Pele. Today, it's an Argentine artist named Lionel but now known by his last name: Messi. Just saying their names evokes images of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Opponents of a giant housing development proposed for Kent Island have opened a new front in their battle to stop the project — questioning the ethics of a county commissioner who supports the proposal.
Robert Foley, a 40-year resident of Kent...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:10 AM
A Harford County Circuit Court judge heard arguments Tuesday from the attorneys for Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett and the city's ethics commission over a disputed unfavorable ruling the panel issued against the mayor in 2011.
Bennett has accused the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When it comes to accessing public information, the Free State isn't all that free. The law requires state and local government agencies to make records of all kinds available to the public, and although it is allowed certain exceptions, the government...