| May 16, 2013
| 12:58 PM
The deputy superintendent for the Baltimore County school system will step down next month, officials confirmed Thursday.
Kevin Hobbs, who was brought on by Superintendent Dallas Dance last year, will return to his family in North Carolina, said schools...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:35 PM
A paving contractor wanted by Anne Arundel County police on a warrant charging him with theft for allegedly cheating elderly people in a paving scheme was arrested this week at a South Carolina resort, according to law enforcement authorities.
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Kevin Hobbs, a top administrator in the Wake County, N.C., public schools, appeared on the verge of becoming the new deputy superintendent in Baltimore County schools Tuesday night before the school board voted 6-6 against the appointment because of a...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:44 PM
An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent.
Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Former Baltimore County school superintendent Joe A. Hairston signed employment contracts before he retired with two top aides that would pay them nearly a half-million dollars in severance if his successor fired them when bringing in his own leadership...
| Nov 18, 2008
Former City Councilwoman Bea Gaddy died of breast cancer in October 2001 at 68, but her legacy lives on with an annual Thanksgiving dinner nearly three decades old that has fed thousands of families searching for a hot holiday meal.
A one-time homeless...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina.
State regulators had...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The father of a North Carolina prosecutor who authorities said was kidnapped for “retaliatory” reasons was rescued unharmed in Atlanta after a raid by an elite FBI hostage-rescue unit, authorities said.
During his five-day ordeal, Frank...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Well, no one is going to accuse them of being smart.
A team of kidnappers -- hired by a prison inmate to capture the prosecutor who put him away -- went to the wrong house and abducted the prosecutor's father, according to a federal indictment filed...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina.
Aiken said Wednesday he'll seek the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Rep. Renee Ellmers.
The 35-year-old Aiken is expected to face former state...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:58 PM
A Georgia man who was operating a ride at the North Carolina State Fair when five people were injured was arrested Saturday. Authorities say he tampered with the ride to harm people.
Timothy Dwayne Tutterrow, 46, was charged with three counts of assault...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Five people were injured, two seriously, on a carnival ride at the North Carolina State Fair on Thursday night, state authorities said.
The ride, called "The Vortex," may have restarted suddenly as riders were getting off, Wake County Sheriff Donnie...