| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:21 PM
More than 500 schools across the country, including some in Maryland, use the Common Application, which enables students to apply to multiple colleges by filling out one online form.
But it turns out that the organization's licensing agreement might...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday.
U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Greg Dean was away in college at Salisbury University when his father, Willy Dean, caught a bull shark in 2010. Greg shared the experience, but only vicariously.
The younger Dean, who returned to the family's Southern Maryland home in Scotland after...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:33 PM
When Matt Striebel stepped onto Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High in July 2005 for the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, he was a bit taken aback.
Sure, he had won two NCAA championships at Princeton and played four seasons in MLL, but he was still...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss.
Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's hard to believe its September, summer is gone and the kids are back to school and some are off to college. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and Christmas will follow soon after. Then we will start a brand new year.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:00 PM
A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who fatally shot her friend then killed himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said.
The shooting took place in the 100 block of Onley Road,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy.
The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The state is expanding a program that better connects youth to mental health services.
The program, which aims to get youth mental health treatment through their primary care doctor's office, started in Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore in January...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field.
Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...