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  • James Franco coming to Hopkins but he has no time for you

    James Franco coming to Hopkins but he has no time for you
    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. Officials...
  • Starting the conversation at Centennial's anti-bullying week

    Starting the conversation at Centennial's anti-bullying week
    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...
  • Robert L. Skillman III, WMAR-TV assignment editor

    Robert L. Skillman III, WMAR-TV assignment editor
    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...
  • Murder trial opens in patient death at Md. psychiatric hospital

    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...
  • Closing arguments made in patient death at Perkins hospital

    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...
  • Mistrial declared in murder trial of Perkins hospital patient

    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...
  • Mourners wear blue after 15-year-old's suicide

    Mourners wear blue after 15-year-old's suicide
    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-...
  • Cyber-bullying takes a fatal toll on Howard County student

    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...
  • He's 'homicidal,' 911 caller said of Harford C.C. student during threat

    He's 'homicidal,' 911 caller said of Harford C.C. student during threat
    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...
  • Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse

    Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse
    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...
  • Everything is fixable, except the senseless death of a child

    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...
  • Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying

    Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying
    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...