| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:56 AM
A 31-year-old Glen Burnie man is in critical condition after a crash on Green Branch Lane in Anne Arundel County, according to Anne Arundel County police.
Jason W. Vail was a passenger in a car driven by Daryl L. Moss Jr, 22, of Linthicum. Moss was...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Wearing just their T-shirts and underwear, Christina Means and her family escaped from a house fire that struck in the middle of the night.
They watched the Rosedale house burn in the cold December air and waited for the firetrucks, wrapped in the one...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:45 PM
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of other top states.
Twenty-nine percent of last year's...
| 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-...
| Jan 12, 2012
Maryland schools have been ranked No. 1 in the nation by a leading education publication for the fourth year in a row, earning a grade of B+ compared to the national average of C.
The rankings by Education Week have been promoted by Gov. Martin O'...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 44.
Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
While Maryland has been ratcheting up aid to local school systems, state education officials say that seven counties aren't paying their share and are failing to fund schools this year at the minimum level required under state law.
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley joined legislative leaders Friday in saying they will take action this General Assembly session to make county governments live up to their responsibility to fund public schools at a minimum level required under state law.