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  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Police, DEA officials search Towson home Wednesday

    Police, DEA officials search Towson home Wednesday
    Baltimore County police detained three people Wednesday after county officers and agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration executed a search warrant at a Towson home as part of a narcotics investigation. Police said the raid occurred about 10:15...
  • Some races in Arundel, Baltimore, Harford may be decided by absentee ballots

    Some races in Arundel, Baltimore, Harford may be decided by absentee ballots
    The results from the primary election have left several local races without resolution, and on Thursday local boards of election will begin counting absentee ballots to decide winners and losers. In Baltimore County, the contest to pick a Republican who...
  • Towson home was first functional 'Molly' lab in Baltimore Co., police say

    Towson home was first functional 'Molly' lab in Baltimore Co., police say
    Inside a three-story Victorian home in Towson, police said they found Baltimore County's first functional MDMA lab, producing a drug more commonly known as the trendy club drug "Molly." Neighbors said they were surprised when county police officers...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fishing tips July 8: Fisherman, author and blogger Shawn Kimbro will speak at the monthly meeting of the Northwest chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association about tips and tactics in his new book, "The Right Stuff." The meeting will...
  • Eileen Parr, media specialist

    Eileen Parr, media specialist
    Eileen Parr, a longtime media aide at Perry Hall High School, died June 27 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications following a recent fall. She was 96. Eileen Schroeder was raised in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood and attended Eastern High...
  • US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans

    US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans
    Thirty-one local players were honored when US Lacrosse announced its girls All-Americans from the Chesapeake, Greater Baltimore and Western Maryland chapters Monday. Across the country, 400 players from 46 US Lacrosse chapters and 24 states were honored...
  • First defendants get lawyers at bail hearings in Maryland

    First defendants get lawyers at bail hearings in Maryland
    In the aftermath of an eight-year court battle, a major change in the way Maryland's justice system operates finally boiled down Tuesday to one simple question. "Would you like to have a court-appointed attorney?" court Commissioner Jennifer Colton asked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Microsoft stores, lululemon, Sperry coming to Baltimore area malls

    Microsoft stores, lululemon, Sperry coming to Baltimore area malls
     Microsoft will open its first permanent specialty stores in Maryland this summer at The Mall in Columbia and Towson Town Center. Other new stores coming to the Towson mall include lululemon athletica, Tommy Bahama and Sperry, the center announced...