| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:26 PM
A state probation agent who volunteered as a conflict mediator was killed Tuesday night in an apparent North Baltimore murder-suicide in which a child survivor was found outside the house.
Responding to a report of gunshots inside a home in the 3900...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Justin Timberlake has released a small slice of his next album, "The 20/20 Experience," causing the New York Times to spin in circles spouting wardrobe puns.
Also catching the Internet's eye over the weekend and this morning: Free speech advocate...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A line on a map traces 277 miles from Ellicott City to Newtown, Conn., but it's not the only line connecting a local high school to the town marred by tragedy after last month's shooting that left 20 children and six educators dead.
Lines of Love, a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Unleashing your sociological imagination is a must! In the days of social media, consumers are bombarded by media images and sound bites that become the "reality" of those who relish in having others think for them. The recent announcement by Johns...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:36 PM
University of Maryland, College Park president Wallace Loh has endorsed state legislative efforts to limit gun ownership, following an apparent murder-suicide this month involving students at the school.
Loh, in a column to be published in the campus...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Divers and rescue personnel searched in the waters around Conowingo Dam Wednesday night for a 56-year-old Havre de Grace man who was reported missing and may have jumped from the dam, Maryland State Police said.
As of Thursday afternoon, however, there...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A former corrections officer who was at the center of a months-long investigation into the 2008 asphyxiation of an accused cop killer at the Prince George's County jail pleaded guilty Friday to obstructing justice, admitting that he gave police a false...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A 22-year-old man who attempted suicide at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup over the weekend is back at the facility and under 24-hour watch, officials said Sunday.
Demetrius Hunt, 22, who was serving an 18-month sentence for second-degree...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot.
As teens spilled out of the cafeteria, he drew his service weapon with one hand and...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A 20-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Baltimore on Thursday, hours before a man, considered a "person of interest" in her killing, was found dead from an apparent suicide in Baltimore County, police said.
Police said Thursday evening that it was...
| Feb 9, 2013
Adam Lankford thinks there's an oft-repeated misconception about suicide attackers that isn't merely wrong. It's potentially deadly.
Lankford is the Baltimore-born terrorism expert who has just published a book titled "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really...