| 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...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Before asking the question, Rep. John Sarbanesmade sure to say "if you don't mind sharing." Ron Waltemeyer didn't mind.
It was why he was in Washington. It was why he was sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why he spent the day trekking around the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:04 PM
John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
| 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.