| Dec 18, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Rev. Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor of Old Otterbein United Methodist Church from 1992 through 2006 and later pastor of visitation/pastor emeritus at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, died Thursday following a series of strokes. He was 82.
"He could tell...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The owner of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached a tentative agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:25 AM
The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help support the day-to-day operations of the tracks next year.
The move is part of the Maryland Jockey Club's deal with the Maryland...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently.
She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:20 AM
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced that they will donate $8 million over five years to provide scholarships to children attending Jewish day schools in the Baltimore area.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:24 PM
The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year.
The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:32 PM
(Dec. 20) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney released 37 new Maryland endorsements on Tuesday, including Anne Arundel County state Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire and Baltimore County Del. William J. Frank.
Recent polls show Romney running even or slightly...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Maryland is attempting to renege on its obligation to provide sufficient funding to make its historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) comparable and competitive with other public universities in Maryland in terms of mission, academic program...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A proposal to build solar panels on a historic property in Mount Washington has drawn criticism from neighbors who believe it will be an eyesore for some nearby houses.
The Chimes, a Baltimore-based nonprofit, plans to put solar panels in a grassy area...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
For a few hours after school, Ryan Johnson is just like most 16-year-olds. He lounges on the couch with his favorite Xbox game or checks his Facebook page.
But then reality sets in. He decamps from his cousins' house for the Howard County cold-weather...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Has Maryland reneged on its promise to desegregate the state's public institutions of higher learning? Has the state, in defiance of the law, continued to operate a dual system of separate and unequal schools based on race?
The answer to such questions...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:33 AM
On Tuesday, we told you about Jason Thomas Scott, a 28-year-old who faced at least 97 years for 11 felonies that included up to 50 burglaries and nine home invasions in Prince George's County. In one case, prosecutors said he sexually assaulted a 17-year-...