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  • New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain

    New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain
    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...
  • Maryland 'joker' threat suspect had gun collector's permit

    Maryland 'joker' threat suspect had gun collector's permit
    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,...
  • Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty

    Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty
    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...
  • Sun Investigates: Want to get around state gun limits? Become a 'collector'

    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...
  • Baseline brain testing grows in popularity

    Baseline brain testing grows in popularity
    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...
  • Maryland panel begins look at gun access by mentally ill

    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...
  • Balto. Co. Council passes Towson bike rack bill, mandates AEDs at pools

    Balto. Co. Council passes Towson bike rack bill, mandates AEDs at pools
    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...
  • Maxwell will reportedly leave Anne Arundel County schools

    Maxwell will reportedly leave Anne Arundel County schools
    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...
  • As Maxwell departs, Anne Arundel officials begin replacement process

    As Maxwell departs, Anne Arundel officials begin replacement process
    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. Maxwell...
  • Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places

    Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places
    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-...
  • Maryland 'joker' threat charge against Neil Prescott dismissed

    Maryland 'joker' threat charge against Neil Prescott dismissed
    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...
  • NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots

    NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots
    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"...