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  • Halstead Academy, Lutherville Lab educators honored

    Magnet Schools of America has named from among a six-state region, Jennifer Mullenax of Halstead Academy in Towson, principal of the year, and Deirdre Austen of Lutherville Laboratory Magnet School teacher of the year, Baltimore County Public Schools...
  • Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry

    Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry
    As state lawmakers try to get Maryland's medical marijuana program off the ground, the focus has turned to the practical matter of establishing an industry to provide the drug — and the details are proving daunting. While there is broad...
  • Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville

    Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville
    The nine candidates running for legislative office stressed community input when asked about the future use of the Spring Grove Hospital Center during an open candidate forum hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night. All...
  • Ripken discussion at Abingdon library 'an incredible event'

    Ripken discussion at Abingdon library 'an incredible event'
    Baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. drew a crowd to the Abingdon library branch earlier this month. The high-profile reading and discussion by the Hall of Famer of his new book, "Squeeze Play," "was an incredible event," Harford County Public Library...
  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Senator says he'll block minimum wage bill until state raises pay for caregivers

    Senator says he'll block minimum wage bill until state raises pay for caregivers
    The governor's proposal to raise the minimum wage hit a snag Wednesday as a key senator said he would block the legislation until the administration agreed to increase pay for workers who care for developmentally disabled individuals. Sen. Thomas M....
  • Timothy Virts returns to Maryland to face homicide charge

    Timothy Virts returns to Maryland to face homicide charge
    Baltimore County police say Timothy Virts has returned to Maryland to face homicide allegations, a week after the abduction of his daughter and the killing of her mother sparked a multistate manhunt. Virts, 38, is charged in the March 6 death of 36-...
  • Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7

    Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7
    An overnight single-vehicle accident in Joppa, which left three people hospitalized, has shut down a portion of Route 7 (Philadelphia Road). As of 7:15 a.m., the road is closed between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road as Maryland State Police continue...
  • Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns

    Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns
    A hearing on the Harford County Council's proposal to legalize stun guns drew few, but passionate, reactions. The bill, which would allow adults to possess stun guns in Harford, would overturn a 1985 bill that was requested by a Baltimore City...
  • Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

    Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial
    Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Virts, 38, waived his right to attend a bail hearing and did not appear in court. No attorney...
  • Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources

    Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources
    After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts. The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...