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  • Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel

    Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel
    Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
  • Towson-based attorney pleads guilty to drug charges

    Towson-based attorney pleads guilty to drug charges
    Towson-based defense attorney Jill Swerdlin pleaded guilty Friday to drug-related charges, prosecutors said. Swerdlin, who represented accused drug dealers, admitted to smuggling Suboxone strips into the Baltimore County Detention Center during visits...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • A bumpy year for Maryland's economy

    A bumpy year for Maryland's economy
    Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year. But not in 2013. That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
  • Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith arrested after incident in Towson bar bathroom

    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith arrested after incident in Towson bar bathroom
    Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Saturday night after an incident at The Greene Turtle in Towson, according to Baltimore County police. Police said Smith, 25, was cited for failure to...
  • Westminster teen travels to Washington for government 'training'

    Westminster teen travels to Washington for government 'training'
    When Jeremy Price travels to Washington, D.C., this weekend, it won't be just for sightseeing. Price, a rising senior at Westminster High School, was selected by Carroll American Legion Post 31 as one of two representatives from Maryland to take part in...
  • Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens

    Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens
    One month after coach John Harbaugh emphasized a high standard for players' conduct, starting cornerback Jimmy Smith became the latest Ravens player to be arrested during an unusually rocky offseason. Smith, 25, was charged Saturday night with failure...
  • Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list
    Maryland outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has been named to the watch list for the Butkus Award, given annually to the top linebacker in college football. Cudjoe-Virgil, a Baltimore native who went to Towson High, had 18 tackles, 3.5 sacks and an...
  • Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp

    Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp
    Melissa Regan has painted walls, weeded gardens and built handicapped-accessible ramps. She has removed seaweed that washed up on the beachfront lot of a house in Middle River. She has laid down carpeting in a house in Essex, a task she learned on the...
  • Marks questions Verizon over gaps in FiOS coverage in Towson

    Marks questions Verizon over gaps in FiOS coverage in Towson
    Although Verizon has installed FiOS — the high-speed fiber-optic cable connection — in a large part of Towson, the southern neighborhoods along York Road near the Baltimore City line, have not yet been connected to FiOS and David Marks, the...
  • Where to tee off in Towson area

    Where to tee off in Towson area
    In the Towson area, there are three public golf courses, each with golf pros to help players improve their games. Below are descriptions and highlights from each. Fox Hollow Fox Hollow Golf Course head pro Chris Hanson, assistant Garry Hetrick,...
  • Fox Hollow apprentice golf pro offers 10 tips for better game

    Fox Hollow apprentice golf pro offers 10 tips for better game
    When the Baltimore County Junior Golf Academy wraps up the second of four of its summer sessions for youth ranging in age from 6 to 15 at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Timonium July 17, apprentice professional golfer John Rosecrans will return to teaching adult...