| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Today's young adults have never known a world without computers. By age 4, they could re-program an Atari game system to deploy nuclear water balloons over the back fence and into the neighbors' barbecue. (At least, my 4-year-old could. We moved soon...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:16 PM
The Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report:
Jermaine James Wilson, 32, of the 100 block of Edmund Street, was charged Tuesday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000.
James Walter Yates Jr., 48, of the 400 block of...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Baltimore County Police report that a man had a black Apple iPhone stolen by two men recently along Washington Avenue in Towson.
The incident happened on Oct. 26 in the 400 block of Washington Avenue, at about 5:15 p.m.
According to the report, the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:18 PM
It's a sun-splashed morning in rolling southern Anne Arundel County, and a cluster of old oaks and maples make a fine canopy for the 25 gentlemen gathered at the cottage they see as a shrine.
Some wear seersucker blazers and boating shoes. Many sport...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Sherri Ingram-Hudgins steps into the homeless resource center on U.S. 1 in Jessup on the cold, rainy afternoon after Christmas, just about two years to the day since she began her effort to help people living on the margins.
The place has been open more...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Howard County Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a November robbery along the Route 29 footbridge in Columbia.
The Nov. 12 incident, which was the second at the bridge in four weeks, prompted police to increase police presence...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:39 AM
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.
•Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Dan Deacon and his ensemble were confined to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" stage last night, a rarity for the acclaimed Baltimore electronic musician. (If you've been to a Deacon show, you likely know he prefers the floor, with the crowd by his side.)...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Envision escaping to a secluded island destination where even your iPhone doesn't roam. Paradise.
Images of idyllic, uninhabited beaches and authentic local fare instantly flood your brain. Then you start thinking about long flights, passports and pricey...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Burck Smith is so far making good on his vision for revamping the way people pay for and complete college courses. His startup company, Straighterline, enables students to pay $99 a month for introductory college courses — and potentially save...