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  • Settlement talks break down in civil rights case

    Settlement talks in a five-year-old federal lawsuit alleging bias against Maryland's historically black colleges and universities appear to have broken down. "While the parties have engaged in good faith mediation and may have further discussions between...
  • School board starts superintendent search process

    The Baltimore County school board began the process of selecting the next superintendent Tuesday night by creating a committee to set guidelines for public participation and choosing a search firm. The board decided in a private vote more than a month...
  • Bowie State student accused of slaying suitemate indicted

    A 19-year-old Bowie State University student accused of stabbing and killing her suitemate after a dispute over music was indicted Thursday on charges of murder and carrying a dangerous weapon openly. Alexis Simpson had been jailed since last month, when...
  • Racetrack crews find temporary relief from closure worries

    Racetrack crews find temporary relief from closure worries
    Frances Kent has made her home for 22 years in one room along the backstretch at Laurel Park. She pays no rent, but also has no private bath or cooking appliances, which are not allowed, so she saves coupons for Arby's roast beef specials and other fast...
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  • State to evaluate teachers on student progress

    Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...
  • Anne Arundel Police arrest 4 in prostitution sting

    Anne Arundel County Police arrested four suspects — at least one of whom is from Laurel — during a prostitution sting conducted near a Maryland City hotel June 24. The sting, which involved undercover officers posing as prostitutes, was...
  • Alice F. Bowie, Evening Sun reporter and editor, dies

    Alice F. Bowie, Evening Sun reporter and editor, dies
    Alice F. Bowie, a former newspaper reporter and editor who enjoyed gardening, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 87. The daughter of a farmer and suffragette, Alice Forbes was born in Baltimore...
  • Bias trial postponed in favor of mediation

    The trial date in a five-year-old civil lawsuit claiming bias against Maryland's historically black state colleges and universities has been postponed until December, so the parties can attempt to mediate the case. "The issues at stake in this case are...
  • Four counties receive $1 million for school-based health care

    The U.S. government awarded about $1 million in federal grants Thursday to four Maryland counties to improve school-based health care for students. The money will go to Baltimore, Montgomery and Dorchester counties as well as the Choptank Community...
  • University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies

    University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies
    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...
  • Baltimore International in talks with two out-of-state institutions about merger

    In an effort to stay open, the Baltimore International College said Monday that it "is in conversation" with two out-of-state institutions about a merger that would allow it to remain accredited. The college will lose its accreditation Aug. 31 after...