| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:38 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park could look considerably different by 2020 if plans for a light rail line and a town center development on the east side of campus roll forward this year.
Preliminary engineering for the $1.93 billion Purple Line,...
| Jun 22, 2011
Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list.
Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:21 PM
After hearing about the expected rises in tolls across Maryland, I couldn't help but think that Baltimore was hard hit while other areas of the state remained relatively unscathed. I'm talking, among other places, about D.C.'s northwestern suburbs....
| Jun 24, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Gladys H. Pinover, a registered nurse and former resident of Anne Arundel County, died June 14 of heart failure at Harmonicare Assisted-Living in Severna Park. She was 73.
The former Gladys Heineman was born and raised in Lynbrook, N.Y. After...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Denny McCarthy, 18, of Argyle Country Club, closed with a 3-under-par 67, and his 36-hole total of 136 at his home course brought a second successive Maryland State Junior Amateur golf title Tuesday.
Tyler Silberberg of Hobbit's Glen Golf Club,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:12 PM
John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87.
Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
| May 1, 2011
Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago.
| May 13, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Cary B. Beehler, a former Cross Keys sales associate and avid bird watcher whose travels took her all over the world in pursuit of her hobby, died May 7 from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Blakehurst retirement community...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Frank Cipriani entered a Bethesda home, wearing a disguise and posing as a building inspector. He faced his lover's husband, and pulled out a gun.
Then his fake beard fell off.
In that instant, prosecutors say, an elaborate murder plot also unraveled....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:48 PM
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
When Lisa Moore searched outside her house in Jacksonville on Thursday for her 4-year-old daughter, she instead found a 2-year-old black bear.
"I looked for her, turned the corner… I see this bear on its hind legs and it was trying to eat bird...