| 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 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 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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Baltimore County recently mailed bills for its new stormwater fees, and the Social Security Administration faces a charge of more than $35,000 for its Woodlawn headquarters.
But it's unclear if the agency will pay a penny.
"At this time we have not...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A plan to open an Edgemere residential program for homeless women is stirring concern among some residents in southeastern Baltimore County, highlighting a struggle that advocates for the homeless say they face in finding space for hundreds of people in...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Officers were near enough to hear the gunshots and run toward a man who had just been shot in the parking lot of a Baltimore County 7-Eleven early Sunday, and arrested the suspected attacker, police said.
The officers were in the 1100 block of Ingleside...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The National Park Service has announced that it no longer needs to furlough U.S. Park Police.
The announcement came after Park Police officers — who patrol the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and several sites in Maryland — had served three of...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:57 PM
A Baltimore County police captain who was recently reassigned from the Woodlawn Precinct this month is being investigated by the department's internal affairs section, a spokeswoman confirmed.
Capt. Andre K. Davis, who was reassigned to the Community...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:52 AM
With so many public school jurisdictions canceling afternoon activities because of the impending snowfall, Basketball Academy officials have been forced to shuffle the schedule for today's games after all.
School officials in Kent and Prince George's,...
| Jan 9, 2013
An article in the Jan. 11, 1913, edition of The Argus announced a generous gift to an area seminary that will be used for the construction of a chapel on the Maiden Choice Lane campus.
A gift of $40,000 promised to St. Charles' College near...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Prometric, a Baltimore-based provider of educational testing services, plans to open a $12 million facility in White Marsh this June, county and company officials said Wednesday.
The Global Operations Center of Excellence, planned to open in June, will...