| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Aberdeen police reports:
A customer was disorderly Friday at BP service station, in the 800 block of West Bel Air Avenue.
A driver was disorderly Friday in the 500 block of Hickory Drive.
A theft was reported at Aberdeen High School on...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:08 PM
It seems that just about all kids, from toddlers to teenagers, have a smartphone, tablet or other device in their hands at one time or another. But too much screen time might not be healthy, especially if it's replacing physical activities or...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Dr. Peter C. Maloney, an internationally known biochemist who was a professor of physiology and associate dean for graduate students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Dec. 12 of cancer at his Bare Hills home. He was 72.
| Dec 23, 2013
There is nothing like grandparenthood to send you back where you hoped never to go again — toy stores at Christmas.
Keeping track of the season's must-haves for children was always fraught. Do you remember standing in line for a Cabbage Patch...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:34 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The new cell phone and social media rules in Howard County schools have been in place for almost five months now, but questions remain among parents as to how the changes are impacting their children's education.
So the PTA Council of Howard County...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:00 AM
At Tuesday's legislative hearing in Annapolis, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, point man on Obamacare in Maryland, refused to say he was sorry for the disastrous and embarrassing launch of the state's health insurance website.
I can understand why...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:29 AM
My daughter was in a play this past weekend. She'd worked really hard on her lines, and my husband I were very excited to see the production but were trying to act somewhat cool so as to not make her extra nervous.
The big night came. The costume was...
| Dec 17, 2013
Looking to settle in for a long winter's read? Specially for our iPad app readers, we've assembled some of our best longform stories of the year. To read them, go to the Maryland section, then to "2013 Longrom Stories."
| Dec 13, 2013
Holiday tree sale
The Atholton Athletic Boosters annual holiday tree sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the school, 6520 Freetown Road. Douglas and Fraser firs will be available. Proceeds benefit the school's athletic teams....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:05 PM
In five years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, left tackle Eugene Monroe never experienced a winning season. Over his last 20 games played, he's celebrated just two victories.
So when Monroe walked to the Ravens' indoor practice facility Thursday and...