| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Earl Badu, a former Maryland basketball player and St. Frances graduate, died after he had jumped to his death Thursday morning.
Badu, 33, had jumped from the I-95 overpass onto I-695, where he fell about 50 feet, Baltimore County police spokeswoman...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A 35-year-old Beltsville man was being sought Sunday by Howard County Police for allegedly shooting his estranged girlfriend and one of her friends during a suspected domestic dispute at an Ellicott City spa on Saturday, according to police.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Erna Segal, a writer and former Maryland Shock Trauma Center public affairs specialist who chronicled the lives and work of the center's medical staff, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Fla.
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Jonathan Jayes-Green graduated near the top of his high school class but couldn't afford to attend the four-year colleges that accepted him. Now he's an honor student at two-year Montgomery College, and he'd like to head off cuts to the school's budget....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:45 AM
As an octogenarian, I hoped to avoid the problem of getting to the polls on Election Day by requesting an absentee ballot. But guess what? I spent hours in the effort but all to no avail.
My recent attempt to obtain an absentee ballot for the general...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The Rev. Joseph M. Kennedy, a Jesuit priest who taught in India for 30 years, died of heart failure Feb. 12 at the St. Claude la Colombiere Community, his order's Roland Park retirement home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Chevy Chase, he was...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star.
Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Robert Gaspar Leginus Sr., who flew gliders during World War II and later served as a military intelligence analyst, died Feb. 20. He was 98.
Mr. Leginus died at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia, said his son Robert Leginus Jr. He had lived in Columbia...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The polio vaccine was not my idea. Nor was the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church. The first idea protected my physical health. The second idea continues to protect and preserve my Catholic faith.
At the time the council was convened by Pope...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:27 PM
A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed.
G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Catonsville High earns $8,000 through Giant Food program
Catonsville High School was among the top 13 schools in Maryland that earned the most money through Giant Food's 2011-2012 A+ School Rewards Program, according to a release from Giant.