| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Actor James Franco, he of the dark good looks and "127 Hours" fame is coming to Baltimore Friday.
But, before you get any big ideas and think this is your big chance to ask him out for drinks or attempt a marriage proposal -- forget it.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:56 AM
About 40 percent of students at Centennial High School have reported being bullied in the past school year, according to Principal Carl Perkins.
That, he said, is just too many.
"That's huge," he said. "That's one of the things that caused us to take...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Robert L. Skillman III, a professional photographer who had been a part-time weekend assignment editor at WMAR-TV for a decade, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital.
The Northwood resident was 59.
Mr. Skillman was attending the annual Ed...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The strangulation of a patient at Clifton T. Perkins psychiatric hospital was not a botched murder-suicide pact as the suspect in the killing claimed, but the murder of a struggling woman in her bed by another patient who was her friend, Howard County...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Deliberations in El Soundani El-Wahhabi's murder trial will spill into a second day after jurors met for six hours Thursday to determine whether he is guilty of killing a fellow patient at Clifton T. Perkins psychiatric hospital.
El-Wahhabi, 51, also...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder trial of a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a state psychiatric hospital, a spokesman for Howard County prosecutors said.
Jurors had deliberated for about 11 hours over two days before telling...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The mourners wore blue nail polish, blue-striped ties, blue jewelry and crisp blue dress shirts. Blue hoodies and blue hair bands.
Blue was Grace McComas' favorite color, so that's what mourners at her visitation wore Friday in memory of the 15-year-...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:43 AM
The childhood mantra, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me," is no longer true.
The words, once thought the weaker of the phrase, can now kill.
This weekend, The Sun published a story about 15-year-old Howard County student...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:08 AM
A Harford Community College student who threatened possible harm to others on the campus last week initially told his doctor he was filled with rage and wanted to kill someone, according to a 911 recording obtained by The Aegis from the Harford County...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
| Apr 21, 2012
In the whirlwind of life, I get consumed by the day-to-day activities and the event of the moment. On any given day my family has something going on that is above and beyond the normal. I know so many families who are in the same boat.
I saw a television...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:52 PM
The Easter Sunday suicide of a Glenelg High School teen has raised long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying, as parents and teachers call on Howard County schools to do more to boost awareness and prevention.
Chaun Hightower, president of the Howard...