| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Giant Food's newest Baltimore-area store offers a glimpse of the future for the region's dominant grocer, when shoppers increasingly rely on technology, demand more organic foods and expect a wide selection of prepared meals.
Giant, which has been...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:50 PM
The Crofton gun owner who police say threatened to shoot up his former workplace held a collector's permit that allowed him to purchase more than one regulated firearm per month, according to documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun.
Neil Edwin Prescott,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:39 PM
A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance.
Alexander G. Song 2nd...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:01 AM
When police raided Neil Prescott's Crofton apartment last month, after the 28-year-old allegedly threatened in a phone call to shoot up his former workplace, they found two dozen firearms and accessories, including a night scope and thousands of...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Amid growing concerns about concussions, more student athletes are having their brain function tested prior to injury in a procedure called baseline testing that is becoming increasingly mainstream.
Baseline tests can be used for comparison to...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:03 PM
A state task force composed of police, mental health advocates and gun rights representatives began its look Tuesday at whether Maryland laws governing gun access by the mentally ill should be changed.
Questions the 17-member panel will consider...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
New developments in Towson will have to provide bike racks under legislation approved Monday by the Baltimore County Council.
Bicycling advocates had supported the bill by Councilman David Marks and Council Chairman Tom Quirk as a way to encourage...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:28 AM
Anne Arundel County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell will leave his post to become the chief of the Prince George's County Public Schools, according to three sources familiar with the move.
The sources said Maxwell would be announced Friday as the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Anne Arundel County school officials expressed surprise and disappointment at the sudden resignation of Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, this week and said they'll meet Saturday in a closed session to start the process of finding his replacement.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When Nik Wallenda attempts to traverse the Grand Canyon some 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River on Sunday, those watching on television will benefit from the technical expertise of a Maryland-based company that will outfit the 34-year-old self-...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A judge threw out a criminal charge Tuesday against a Crofton man accused last summer of likening himself to a "joker" and threatening to blow up co-workers.
The case raised alarm in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado but ended quietly after...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Under growing pressure over recently disclosed surveillance programs, the head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that gathering telephone data and monitoring Internet use has helped to disrupt more than 50 "potential terrorist events"...