| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Take inventory of disaster supplies.
•Stock a three-day supply of water, or one gallon per person per day.
•Store at least a three-day supply of food, including non-perishable items and food that is easy to prepare.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:21 AM
A long-term project in which ninth-graders assess and address community issues in Towson culminated Tuesday at Towson High School.
Seven classes of students in the school's Law and Public Policy magnet and Gifted and Talented program gave their final...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players.
The proposals have...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A month after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center, Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday announced a new task force charged with pushing the inquisition further.
O'Malley said in a statement "there is...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:03 PM
I did nothing – zip, zero, zilch – to prepare for Sandy. My husband, however, had things well in hand, which is good, because we needed to be prepared, as it turns out.
Had it been left up to me, we would have been using the flashlights on...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's especially tough to be one of the last to get power back following a major outage – and knowing you're in that predicament. It's like being ignored by the wait staff in a restaurant, or having your family forget your birthday.
That was the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Frank Alan Klukosky, of North Laurel, pleaded guilty March 4 to producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod Rosenstein announced. Investigations revealed Klukosky had, among other actions, secretly recorded 11 videos...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they weren't breaking another law under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly.
The Senate voted 40-6 Monday to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Several articles about utility smart meters, most recently the profile of a retired EPA attorney who has concerns about them ("At the center of smart-meter fight," March 24), indicate that those opposed to the devices are mostly concerned about possible...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Justin P. Walters, 30,...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Three Anne Arundel County teenagers were arrested Friday and charged with armed robbery and other counts when their homes in the Severn area were searched in connection with several recent armed robberies, police said.
In a search of a home in the 1900...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Politics is not usually a topic of popular interest for students in high school.
But 17-year-old Shelby Hall is fascinated by the world of government.
Hall, a senior at Catonsville High School, has been shadowing Del. James Malone, who represents...