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  • Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...
  • Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

    Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Keejuan Moorehead, 18, of the 300 block of Old Post Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Teddy...
  • Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]

    Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Dwane Allen Mabe, 25, of the 100 block of Osborn Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $100. Robert Wayne...
  • Bengies Drive-In appeal denied

    Bengies Drive-In appeal denied
    In a setback for Maryland's last drive-in theatre, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals has turned aside a request by the owner of Baltimore County's Bengies Drive-In to reinstate a jury verdict ordering Royal Farms to pay for a fence to keep light...
  • LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say

    LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say
    As The Baltimore Sun investigated years of financial and regulatory problems surrounding LifeLine, a Maryland company that operated group homes for disabled adults and children, requests for comment went out to the five people listed as members of its...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works

    LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works
    Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
  • Children should be welcomed [Letter]

    Children should be welcomed [Letter]
    Over the past several months, the matter of children fleeing violence in their Central American countries for safety in ours has entered into our national conversation ("Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti," July 15). It arrives from the pens of...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
  • Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella

    Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella
    Two people were injured when a wall collapsed on them in a vacant home in Oella on Tuesday, Baltimore County police said.  Police responded to the 400 block of Oella Avenue at 4:53 p.m. and both people were removed from the building by 5:14 p.m. One was...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...