| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Two out-of-town men have been charged in the armed robbery of a Cockeysville jewelry store on Thursday, officials said.
Luis Noel Rodriguez, 28, of New York, N.Y., and Vincent Henry Courts Jr., 28, of Harrisburg, Pa., are being held at the Baltimore...
| Apr 11, 2012
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Dec 26, 2011
Soft-spoken Maria Broadbent didn't want to wear a badge and be a cop when she became Annapolis' director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs. She wondered if there was a way to make her job easier and get residents to become...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Raymond A. Benson, a picture framer and former art gallery owner, died Dec. 29 of complications from an ulcer at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 65.
The son of an engineer and a homemaker, Raymond Alan Benson was born in Philadelphia and spent his...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:43 AM
I love rankings, particularly when Baltimore or Maryland makes the cut by some outside group.
Who can forget when Baltimore was rated by a travel magazine as having the ugliest people.
In this latest rankings, Kiplinger magazine named Baltimore as one...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Passersby on Owen Brown Road are likely to notice something not often seen in a Columbia residential neighborhood — two horses standing in the front yard of a small Hickory Ridge home.
But inside the home is something even more unusual to the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:00 PM
There were 23 fatalities on Harford County highways in 2011, a slight decrease from the previous year, but still too many, according to local police.
They're hoping a new countywide task force will prevent at least some fatal accidents.
"None of us want...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:45 PM
When Storm Sandy slammed into the Atlantic Coast Monday night, it dumped upward of six inches of rain on Harford County, flooding streams, creeks and ditches and raising the possibility that the Susquehanna River could swell in the coming days as the...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Jones, ofSt. Petersburg, Fla., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lynn Jones, to Dean Bradford Layman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Layman, of Ellicott City.
Amanda L. Jones and Dean B. Layman
Mr. and Mrs. Evan...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:34 PM
George Stevenson grew up in a family that cared for numerous foster children, and after mentoring and coaching boys in youth baseball for years, he decided to adopt a child of his own.
He became the father of an 8-year-old boy and named him Galen,...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:06 AM
To get to Hollywood, you don't have to catch a flight to the West Coast. You just drive to Cecil County. Or Pennsylvania. Or West Virginia.
Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates gambling facilities nationwide, owns Hollywood-branded casinos in all...