| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
Council members threw aside a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Reporter Liz Bowie's lengthy analysis of Advanced Placement courses in Baltimore County Public Schools generated a lot of discussion at Eastern Technical High School, a National Blue Ribbon School with some of the highest AP scores in the county and state...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In her investigative report on the results of Maryland's expansion of student participation in the College Board's Advanced Placement program, Liz Bowie presented a comprehensive picture of the failure of this initiative to fulfill its promise. To the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city.
In the 350-page,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Students and teachers at Woodlawn High gathered Wednesday as Baltimore County officials announced their school would be part of a regional high-speed broadband fiber optic network project meant to increase Internet speeds, improve access to data and...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says he will ask the County Council for $17.2 million to fund air conditioning in five schools in Woodlawn, Middle River, Windsor Mill, Pikesville and Parkville.
The state Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Sometimes Hollywood is good at weaving myths that tap into our society’s common narrative of the American dream.
A 1988 movie called "Stand and Deliver" told the story of one year in the classroom of a teacher, Jaime Escalante, who was able to...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams.
The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Baltimore County police on Wednesday identified a man fatally shot by officers and a second person who was charged following a burglary in the Woodlawn area.
Police identified Allen Harvey Jr., 23, of Fairfax Road in Baltimore as the man who was killed...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A day after forensic equipment was used on the scenes of a pair of shootings in Baltimore County, the county police department's most technologically advanced equipment was on display at an event marking National Forensic Science Week.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:07 PM
One person was killed and two others injured in two separate police-involved shootings that took place hours apart Tuesday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City.
In the first incident, Baltimore County police were called to the 5400 block of Dogwood...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Six months after former Social Security Administration commissioner Michael J. Astrue left his post, the Obama administration has yet to nominate a replacement — leaving a leadership gap as the agency wrestles with shrinking budgets and hard...