| May 14, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The Laurel city government has launched a smartphone application that city officials say make the municipality more accessible to the public.
"It's really city government in your hand," said Mayor Craig Moe. "The most important thing is that once people...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66.
The daughter of William Purdum, an...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Historically, Mark Turgeon's teams usually have had a couple go-to guys, players who because of talent or toughness or some intangible trait could lead a struggling group out of a slump.
It happened at Wichita State, with center...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:48 AM
COLLEGE PARK -- Nick Faust’s progression from an inconsistent starter to a contributor off the Maryland bench in nearly every game played out during the second half of his team’s 74-66 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night at Comcast...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The operators of the Bel Air Auto Auction are seeking county approval to establish a new facility on nearly 175 acres in a proposed business park in the Riverside area, a move that has been in the works for more than a decade.
A preliminary plan to...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley visited New Jersey's capital city Friday to campaign for a candidate for governor who is so far behind in the polls that many in the national Democratic Party have all but abandoned her.
It's unclear how much he helped state Sen....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Mass., with a bachelor's degree in quantitative economics magna cum laude; applied mathematics magna cum laude; and history magna cum laude. He was named to the spring dean's list....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
It was the end of the 2010 season, and Maryland was trying to make a point.
The Terps were coming off a 2-10 record in 2009. Then-Terps coach Ralph Friedgen felt his team had something to prove.
So it meant something when Maryland beat a ranked...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions.
The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:49 AM
It's been labeled Maryland's biggest football game in at least two years, but do the No. 25 Terps actually have a chance to upset No. 8 Florida State in Tallahassee?
Here's a look at what the experts from a number of national media outlets think....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley spent the past two days stumping and raising cash for Democrats in Florida and Ohio as the term-limited governor launched into a busy fall travel schedule that will bring him to states crucial for building a potential bid for...