| May 5, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
City of Laurel
Main Street, 600 block, April 27....
| May 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning.
Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
There isn't much that goes on in Baltimore that doesn't include Tom Noonan. The president and CEO of Visit Baltimore is responsible for promoting the region and all of its venues as a destination for conventions, meetings, leisure travelers, day-trippers,...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Anxious employees had many questions as they gathered in movie theater seats for a security briefing on their first day back to work at The Mall in Columbia since a deadly weekend shooting: How can workers spot threats? Are there enough security cameras?...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:15 PM
A new app from the publishers of "The Handy Answer Book for Kids" is a great resource for curious kids (and their parents, who — gasp — actually don’t know everything). Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow...
| Dec 12, 2013
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
| 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....
| 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 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 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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child.
In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...