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  • A terror suspect in our midst

    A  terror suspect in our midst
    It's difficult to know whether to feel more alarmed or relieved by the news that the FBI today arrested a man who they say intended to detonate a car bomb outside a military recruiting station in Catonsville. As in a case in Portland, Ore., in which a...
  • William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese

    William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese
    William E. Lori became the 16th archbishop of Baltimore in a solemn ceremony Wednesday that included a nod to the nation's oldest Roman Catholic diocese and a look forward to the challenges of the 21st century. Lori, 60, set the tone for his tenure...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
  • Three Connecticut men charged with car theft after traffic stop on I-95 in Harford County

    Three Connecticut men were charged in Harford County Tuesday after state police stopped them in a suspected stolen car. The three remain in jail pending the posting of bail set by a judge Wednesday. Around 2:57 a.m. Tuesday, Trooper Steven Harten with...
  • First Baptist Church of Guilford's pastor welcomes new challenges

    First Baptist Church of Guilford's pastor welcomes new challenges
    Preaching in a makeshift sanctuary in a school auditorium, the Rev. Tyrone P. Jones IV frequently punctuates the ends of his sentences with a quick "amen." As only the fifth pastor in the 112-year history of First Baptist Church of Guilford, Jones says...
  • Outspoken bishop to take helm of Archdiocese of Baltimore

    Outspoken bishop to take helm of Archdiocese of Baltimore
    At a time when Roman Catholic bishops are waging political wars against contraception and same-sex marriage, one of the church's most hard-line generals was named Tuesday to head its historically important Baltimore archdiocese. The Vatican appointed...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... City Hall considers selling 15 historic landmarks: Baltimore's Board of Estimates is slated to approve a contract with a consultant reviewing the sale or lease of the Shot Tower, Upton Mansion, Clifton Park Valve House and Old Town...
  • Bridgeport bids a fond farewell to Archbishop Lori

    As mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., I considered it an honor and a privilege to have a man like Bishop William Lori in our city for the last 11 years. I considered Bishop Lori to be a partner in helping make Bridgeport a better city, a leader of our...
  • Lori becomes 16th archbishop of Baltimore Wednesday

    Lori becomes 16th archbishop of Baltimore Wednesday
    For local artisan Sebastian Martorana, more than 80 hours of intricate carving came to the final test Tuesday morning, as final preparations were being made for the installation of the new archbishop of Baltimore. Martorana, who had chiseled the coat...
  • David R. Owen

    David R. Owen
    David Rogers Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep of unknown causes at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Riderwood resident was 97. "The death of David Owen is...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • SIG program gives schools chance to do things they've never done

    For the casual visitor, it's easy to miss that Southeast High School in rural Kansas — once among the lowest academic performers in the state — is in the midst of a profound transformation. Like so many other Kansas schools, the building in...