| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:57 PM
St. Paul's senior Jordan Surhoff has been swimming almost as long as she can remember. The daughter of Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff and former internationally ranked swimmer Polly (Winde) Surhoff, she has three older swimming siblings —...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness.
It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Dwayne Webb, 44, of the 500 block of Pleasantwind Drive, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault.
Shelby Barnes, 24, of the first block of Church Green, was charged Sunday with...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Steve Dombroskie has always been devoted to animals — alive and extinct.
"I wanted to be a zookeeper since I was about 4 years old," the 26-year-old Mount Washington resident said. "My back-up plan was to work at Jurassic Park, but that kind of...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county.
Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:42 PM
GiveCorps, a philanthropic community that gives to local nonprofit organizations, was formed because of Generation Y. It was started two years ago in an effort to help nonprofits connect with a young audience, according to Peter Jackson, the vice...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:38 PM
The following is a compilation of arrests and recent incidents as reported by Harford County Sheriff's Office, Aberdeen Police and Havre de Grace Police.
Gary Dotson Woods, 19, of the first block of Carol Avenue, was charged Thursday with...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:48 PM
A 40-year-old Abingdon man has been accused of secretly filming his 16-year-old daughter in the shower, according to charges brought by the Child Advocacy Center.
The girl was taking a shower in early November when she noticed her father's iPod Touch...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
At about 4:25 p.m. on Dec. 27, three juvenile young women...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Growing up in Rocky Mount, Va., Myxolydia Tyler loved watching local theater company Jack Tale Players. "I was in awe of how they told stories, and then I saw 'A Raisin in the Sun' on a high school theater trip, and that began my love affair with theater....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Most parents know it well. The day when school is closed, children are home and the walls begin to close in around you by the hour.
Throughout the winter, snow, cold temperatures and rain can leave children aimlessly searching for things to do inside...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:44 PM
The pastor who works with some of Anne Arundel County's poorest residents and a longtime civil rights activist will be the keynote speakers at coming events in the county honoring the work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Both the Rev. Martin Luther...