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  • Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza

    Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza
    Police shot and killed a burglary suspect Friday morning at the Maryland House Travel Plaza after a high-speed chase along I-95. Police said officers shot Rajsaun A. McCray, 29, multiple times as he drove his vehicle toward police cars blocking the...
  • Halstead Academy, Lutherville Lab educators honored

    Magnet Schools of America has named from among a six-state region, Jennifer Mullenax of Halstead Academy in Towson, principal of the year, and Deirdre Austen of Lutherville Laboratory Magnet School teacher of the year, Baltimore County Public Schools...
  • Shake off winter blues with 'Appalachian Spring'

    If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
  • Local runners take top spots in three age groups at St. Patty's 5K race

    Masters runners from Bel Air captured three age-group victories in the largest of Maryland's many St. Patrick's Day races, the Kelly Shamrock 5K in Baltimore Sunday. Rob Tisch finished first among all masters runners. He ran 16:52, placing 15th...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • Getting into the groove of meditation

    Getting into the groove of meditation
    Meditation seems to be everywhere lately — on talk shows, in yoga studios, even on our smartphones. A recent Time magazine cover story announced that we're in the midst of "The Mindful Revolution." Celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons...
  • Laurel Community Garden grows into second season

    Laurel Community Garden grows into second season
    With recent snows and sub-zero temperatures, it might not seem like spring is right around the corner. But Laurel gardeners are taking a cue from the plants they grow and keeping their eyes to the sun, like Suzanna Pieslak, who is caring for seedlings...
  • Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA

    Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA
    Joseph Decatur Barksdale, who went from the cotton fields of Mississippi where his family was sharecropping to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where he oversaw the information technology department, died March 15 at his home in Laurel from...
  • McDonogh girls extend winning streak to 96 games with victory over Severn

    McDonogh girls extend winning streak to 96 games with victory over Severn
    McDonogh's girls lacrosse team extended its winning streak to 96 games Friday afternoon, but Severn and goalie Meredith Brown didn't make it easy. Brown made 17 saves against an impatient Eagles attack that relied on a five-goal, mid-game run to...
  • The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]

    The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]
    Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere. Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
  • Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent

    Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent
    The Baltimore Lab School, which serves children with learning disabilities, said Tuesday it has purchased its historic Saint Paul Street building and will move forward independently from the Washington, D.C. school involved in its founding. A split from...
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...