| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A new space at the Savage branch of the Howard County Library is giving teens the opportunity to experiment with the latest digital technology.
And the HiTech digital learning lab has developed a following, with some students coming every afternoon,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:02 AM
A Baltimore County Police report said a man armed with a gun and wearing Barack Obama mask confronted five people in alley last week near Towson and told them to empty their pockets.
The incident occurred in the 1100 block of Halstead Road at 7:30 p.m....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Leslie's campaigning for sex education for seniors because of the rising STD rates in that age group. She and Ann, Donna, and Andy are role playing being old people, asking Ann their "grossest sex questions." It's nice when they remember...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Things can always get worse, can't they?
I used to think reviewing any Baltimore Ravens telecast with Dan Dierdorf and Greg Gumbel in the broadcast booth was about as bad as things could get on my beat.
But Sunday, I found out there was a much lower...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Has Apple gotten lousy at keeping secrets these days?
The tech press is abuzz with speculation that the company which birthed the iPhone and the iPad will be coming out with an in-between device, an iPad mini. The mini is expected to be smaller than...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Baltimore County Police reports say a man was robbed last week of his iPhone while he was sitting in a restaurant in Towson.
According to police reports, the man was sitting at a table in a restaurant in the 500 block of York Road on Oct. 15 at about 7:...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas.
But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:51 AM
When government is given a job to do in seven days and it takes 10 weeks instead, anger and frustration is likely to be heard. Such is the case with the background checks for gun purchases. The Maryland State Police has a backlog, and gun dealers and...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Before I go to sleep on Saturday, I'll set my alarm for 4 a.m. I'll double-check the weather and lay out the clothes I'll wear during the Iron Girl Half Marathon, which starts and ends at the Columbia lakefront. I'll safety-pin my race number to the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Michael Alan Morrison, 21, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault.
Phallen Jai Price, 25, and Phillip Hampton, 25, both of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, were charged Friday with scheming to commit...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Charles Curlett paid $2,000 Saturday night for a Cartier watch worth $5,600.
"And for a good cause," said the attorney from Oakenshawe.
But Curlett won't have the unisex watch all to himself.
"We're going to share it," said his wife, Christina....