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  • Leading the charge for veterans in Maryland

    Leading the charge for veterans in Maryland
    Carolynn Baker, the newest commander of the American Legion Department of Maryland who hails from Harford County, is making better access to health care for veterans and growing the membership of the American Legion her top priorities as the leader of 63,...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

    Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Tyler Wells Vandusen, 18, of the 100 block of Rigdon Road, was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly violating probation in a case in which he is charged with...
  • The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector

    The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector
    The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was an ardent conservationist and outdoorsman, died Aug. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease at the Fairhaven...
  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland

    Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland
    DiJohn Thomas grew up bouncing between foster placements in Baltimore, never knowing how his peers, the next foster parents or staff at his next group home would respond to his being gay. Sometimes the adults responded negatively, he said, and his peers...
  • Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit

    Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit
    The number of homes for sale in the Baltimore metro region climbed to the highest level in nearly three years last month, but closed sales failed to follow suit, a mismatch that reflects weakness in the housing market, analysts said. Sales in Baltimore...
  • Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies

    Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies
    A man hit in the head after breaking up a fight outside of an Essex bar died, Baltimore County police said Monday. William Earl Law, 59, died on Aug. 7 at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, after police said he broke up a fight outside Sylvester's Tavern...
  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West
    All westbound traffic is shut down on MD 198 in Laurel on Wednesday due to emergency roadwork at Old Portland Road at 8:40 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The eastbound traffic lane is bi-directional, DOT said. DOT added...