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  • Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.

    Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.
    Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
  • The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator

    The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator
    The Rev. Terrence "Terry" Toland, former president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia who had also been campus minister at Loyola University Maryland, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at Manresa Hall, Loyola Center, in Merion, Pa. He was 90. Born...
  • Zestt home decor opens pop-up shop in Mount Vernon

    Zestt home decor opens pop-up shop in Mount Vernon
    Zestt, a home accessories brand sold online, opened in Mount Vernon over the weekend, the first pop-up shop to occupy the space formerly home to The Hatch. The company, which specializes in home décor and entertaining pieces with original flare, will be...
  • Baseball cards stolen in Havre de Grace [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Donald F. Kunesch, 28, of the 500 block of South Law Street, was charged Friday with being a fugitive from Massachusetts justice. Anthony D. Stanley, 54, of the first block of Osborn Road, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court...
  • The British are coming — this time, with flowers

    The British are coming — this time, with flowers
    Prepare for the British Invasion. This one, however, will be of the floral, not musical, variety. The nearly 200-year-old Philadelphia Flower Show runs March 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year's theme is "Brilliant!" with exhibits...
  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
    ¬†Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index. The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
  • Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace

    Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace
    Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast. Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Patrol vehicle vandalized in Bel Air [Harford County police blotter]

    Patrol vehicle vandalized in Bel Air [Harford County police blotter]
    Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: Kim Webb, 38, of the 500 block of East 175th Street in New York City, was charged Saturday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, scheming to commit theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and having a counterfeit credit...
  • Board approves deal in profiling suit

    Board approves deal in profiling suit
    The state Board of Public Works agreed to pay $55,000 Wednesday to settle a lawsuit in which an African-American motorist alleged that two state troopers illegally searched him and his car in a case of racial profiling. The board — made up of Gov....
  • Pa. man accused of stabbing homeless man 70 times being held in Baltimore

    Pa. man accused of stabbing homeless man 70 times being held in Baltimore
    A Pennsylvania man accused of stabbing a homeless man 70 times is being held in Baltimore City Detention Center after city police arrested the fugitive Thursday. Bucks County prosecutors charged Dale Wakefield, of Doylestown, Pa., with attempted...
  • Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore

    Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore
    A fugitive wanted for murder in Pennsylvania was wrongly released from the Baltimore City Detention Center this week — and authorities are still trying to figure out how that happened. Dale Wakefield, 21, is being held in a Bucks County, Pa., jail...