| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:37 AM
In dismissing an Aberdeen Ethics Commission ruling against Mayor Mike Bennett, Harford County Circuit Court Judge Stephen M. Waldron called the ruling that the mayor had acted improperly when he visited Augusta, Ga., in 2011 to promote the IronBirds minor...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Just hours before the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan plan to reopen the government last week, Republicans emerged from a final meeting on the matter with grim faces and tight lips.
Except for Rep. Andy Harris.
While many of his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:06 AM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners will host a forum on the Common Core State Standards Nov. 4 despite concerns from some board members and parents that the event is more of a political rally.
Commissioner Richard Rothschild, who has been...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
This Obamacare is just a battle in a cultural war being waged in America. It's the war between the American value system and leftism. Lovers of America as an abstraction may be found on both sides, but it truly is a war for the real soul of our country....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The recent assault on a Towson University student by three men hit me especially hard ("Towson University student stabbed near campus Sunday night," Nov. 4).
As a native of Baltimore, I become very upset every time there is a murder or attempted...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House."
It's a political satire written and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Harford County Circuit Court judge has overturned the Aberdeen Ethics Commission's ruling against city Mayor Mike Bennett that had called into question his trip to Georgia to promote the IronBirds baseball team.
Judge Stephen Waldron called the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:19 PM
A visiting Circuit Court judge from Baltimore County dismissed a motion Wednesday to suppress evidence in a case against a Jarrettsville woman who is accused of bestiality, ensuring the case will likely go to trial.
Judge Robert Dugan also reluctantly...
| Mar 27, 2013
We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America.
In recent weeks, Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
When Sue Schwartzman first walked through her newly built single-family home in Owings Mills, she carried four paint samples from room to room. All Duron colors, their names — Mystic Green, Viola Satin, Prestige Purple and Violet Kohl — got...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:55 PM
With all three seats open in District 12 of the Maryland House of Delegates, candidates are starting to come forward for the 2014 election.
Del. Elizabeth Bobo, who represents Howard County in District 12B, announced her retirement in September 2012....