| 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...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page.
Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Cyberbullying became a problem for tech-savvy students well before adults — particularly parents and teachers — knew much about it. For the past decade, that's where Sameer Hinduja has come in.
Hinduja is the co-director of the...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 12:41 PM
More than 100 parents and students gathered at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia on Thursday night to learn about how to prevent of cyberbullying and hear details of the Howard County public schools' anti-bullying policy.
Thursday's forum was in the...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Before self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was brought into court Saturday, Carole Reuben of Potomac said his arraignment would mark "the beginning of the end of the process."
Her son, Todd Hayes Reuben, was a passenger on American...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A ray of hope, and a touch of grace.
That's the mantra that the family of Howard County teen Grace McComas hopes will prevail in confronting incidents of bullying. Addressing a group of parents and school leaders Saturday, they said the emerging epidemic...
| May 5, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The man who police say shot and critically wounded a co-rector and killed another worker at an Ellicott City church last week was angry about being told to limit his visits to the food pantry, church leaders said in a statement on Saturday.
| May 9, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Regina Friend will don her son's ceremonial cap Thursday morning and take footsteps that were supposed to be his.
The mere idea of those steps gives her chills, but she will take them. Her only child worked 41/2 years to earn a diploma from Temple...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:47 AM
We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Those sultans of style at al-Qaidahave released their line of lingerie for spring, and it's a blast. Tucked away in their secret atelier in Yemen, the fanatics of fashion have come up with an updated version of the exploding underwear that caused such a...
| May 13, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Thank you for publishing the courageous story of Regina Friend and her pride in the achievements of her son before he committed suicide last year ("Mother 'closing loop' for her son after his suicide," May 10).
Ms Friend's story was a particular gift...