| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Like turning a battleship around in the ocean, steering unsafe public behavior in a different direction can seem an agonizingly slow process. When the behavior is intolerable, it is all the more frustrating.
This is the case with the frequency of a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:45 AM
The calendar may say there is nearly a month before the first day of Fall, but we all know summer is over when school is back in session. Labor Day is as early as possible this year. My summer has definitely ended. How about yours?
The fall season...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:40 AM
On Sept. 19, bands and beers from Baltimore and Washington will converge at the Fillmore Silver Spring for the first Local Beers Local Grooves event, presented by On Tap Magazine.
Maryland breweries participating include Rockville's Baying Hound Ales,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Boys' Latin football coach Ritchie Schell is not one to exaggerate. So when Schell says his defense could be even better than last year’s dominating unit that gave up only 75 points in nine games, you tend to believe him.
Nine returning starters...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:25 AM
As a student at Atholton Elementary and Clarksville Middle schools, Mary Catherine Cochran said her eyes glazed over when teachers explained Civil War battles.
It's not that she didn't appreciate history. She did — just on a more local level.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:58 AM
A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County.
A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Severe thunderstorms were moving through Western Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and could bring periods of heavy rain and damaging wind gusts to the Baltimore area later.
Boonsboro and Hagerstown in Washington County and parts of northern Frederick...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
| Jul 11, 2014
Sunday, July 13
Author appearance The Howard County Historical Society presents a discussion and book-signing by Claudia Floyd, writer of "Union Occupied Maryland: A Civil War Chronicle of Civilians and Soldiers," at 3 p.m. at Howard County Library's...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
A Crofton man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison plus 20 years for the killing of a Frederick man who prosecutors said had been his partner in a drug operation.
Michael Stahlnecker, 51, was sentenced in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court for the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:27 PM
We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...