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  • Marylanders volunteer to help immigrant children

    Marylanders volunteer to help immigrant children
    Hundreds of Marylanders are volunteering to help Central American children coming here as part of an influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border in recent months, O'Malley administration officials said Tuesday. Anne Sheridan, director of...
  • Train strikes vehicle in Rosedale where explosion occurred last year

    Train strikes vehicle in Rosedale where explosion occurred last year
    A freight train struck a garbage truck Tuesday morning at the same street-level railroad crossing in Rosedale where a similar collision 15 months ago resulted in a fiery explosion. The incident could have been far worse, considering what happened last...
  • Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator
    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82. The son...
  • Unaccompanied minor from Honduras alleges abuse by guardian

    Unaccompanied minor from Honduras alleges abuse by guardian
    A Honduran man living in Baltimore County faces federal charges after an unaccompanied immigrant girl sent to live with him told police he smuggled her into the United States and that the pair engaged in a sexual relationship. Federal officials gave...
  • Baltimore County votes to exempt pre-1960 signs from county ordinance

    Baltimore County votes to exempt pre-1960 signs from county ordinance
    After investing $700,000 to renovate a struggling White Marsh motel and restaurant he bought two years ago, Ronald Parker was worried that a battle over the decades-old sign could cost him his business. Parker, a 67-year-old attorney who lives in...
  • Getting caught didn't deter alleged jewel thieves from more heists, police say

    Getting caught didn't deter alleged jewel thieves from more heists, police say
    The couple walked into Kent Island Jewelry first. She wore dark sunglasses, scrubs and a stethoscope draped around her neck. He was well-dressed and meticulously groomed. Trailing them was another man, in work clothes. He was looking for something...
  • George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster

    George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster
    George W. Collins, a pioneering WMAR-TV broadcaster who earlier had been editor-in-chief of the Afro-American newspaper and covered the civil rights movement and political corruption in Maryland, died Thursday of renal failure at Union Memorial Hospital....
  • 10 golf tips to improve your score from Rolling Road assistant pro

    10 golf tips to improve your score from Rolling Road assistant pro
    When Blake Doty was a student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Rolling Road Golf Club -- just a pitching wedge away -- caught his attention. “I was going to UMBC and I saw a golf course, and I got a job here as a cart boy six...
  • John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney

    John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney
    John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71. Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
  • Dulaney High's Isabel Griffith repeats as female Athlete of the Year

    Dulaney High's Isabel Griffith repeats as female Athlete of the Year
    Dulaney High graduate Isabel Griffith won't be wearing the Lions' red uniform and mentoring her younger teammates when cross country season starts in August, but her coach thinks she has left behind some essential qualities. "I told her (at the state...
  • Cardin not fit to be attorney general [Letter]

    Cardin not fit to be attorney general [Letter]
    Whether or not you pay any attention to the daily workings of the Maryland Attorney General's office, you are no doubt familiar with the front runner in this year's election. Or you may think you are. Truth be told, what you're familiar with is his last...
  • Dongarra not a 'one-issue' candidate [Letter]

    Dongarra not a 'one-issue' candidate [Letter]
    Democratic state House candidate Rebecca Dongarra advocates efficiency and transparency in local government. She is definitely not a one-issue candidate ("Observations of District 12 race by UMBC political science professor," June 18). My husband I have...