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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...
  • 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...
  • School prayer would be stifling [Letter]

    In the letter "Return prayer to public schools" (May 19), the writer betrays the utter ignorance of the power of a cultural majority when he claims that non-Christian students don't mind participating in a prayer they don't agree with. I regularly go to...
  • Newspaper of the year? Not the liberal Sun [Letter]

    According to the established criteria, "congratulations" to The Baltimore Sun for being named "Newspaper of the Year" by the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Press Association again — this time for the eighth time out of the past nine years....