| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Whatever happened to teen centers, CYOs and high school mixers?
How do the teens (16-19) of Harford County socialize these days? Facebook, texting and interactive gaming! They boast about having hundreds, even thousands of Facebook friends,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Baltimore County police have arrested an 18-year-old Essex man, charging him with the attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of an off-duty police officer.
Michael Jabateh, 18, of the 100 block of Commodore Drive, faces eight charges and is...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Officials at Stanley Black & Decker greeted county high school students to their Towson facility on Friday, Dec. 14, but they hope it's not the last time they students come through the doors.
"You hope that in four years, five years, they remember...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:40 PM
A gas main break near Overlea High School closed Kenwood Avenue Wednesday afternoon and forced 10 homes to be evacuated, Baltimore County police said.
BGE stopped the gas leak at Kenwood and East avenues, around 3 p.m. and officials said Kenwood Avenue...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Betty Christine Jackovitz, a retired Baltimore County home economics teacher and Perry Hall activist, died of dementia Dec. 1 at Oak Crest Village. She was 81.
Born Betty Christine Xenakis in Clarksburg, W.Va., and raised in nearby Weston, she earned a...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Adelfeus Cole sees a lot of kids who are unmotivated in the classroom. Tyana Palmer wants to know why the cafeteria can't serve students more vegetarian meals. And Kyle Rivers wonders whether Baltimore County will change its traditional school calendar....
| Dec 9, 2012
When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother.
You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
| Dec 11, 2012
The C. Milton Wright Mustangs earned a home court victory Monday night, beating the visiting Overlea Falcons, 68-62. Corey Bays and Mychal Stefanides led the Mustangs in scoring, with each netting 14 points.
Bays paced CMW with seven rebounds, while...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:53 AM
What an ugly way to finish a pretty good 10 weeks of the regular season. The Inkster went 4-4 last week, way below the standards set years ago. But there's good news. Both games this week will provide local winners and more picks next week.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6.
Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Class 4A East semifinals
No. 13 Meade 36, No. 4 Arundel 28
No. 9 Old Mill 21, No. 11 South River 7
Class 4A North semifinals
No. 5 Westminster 51, Blake 7
Sherwood 26, Catonsville 7
Class 3A East semifinals
No. 3 River Hill 48, Mount Hebron 13
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:27 AM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer was shot in Overlea early this morning as he attempted to disperse a large group of people blocking traffic on a residential street, police said.
Police said the incident began as the officer was driving...