Attending university as an immigrant mother of two, Atika Syed struggled to feel seen. Now, she represents students from the Asian American, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern and Desi American communities at Towson University.
Minor injured Monday afternoon in Parkville shooting, Baltimore County Police say
A minor is expected to survive after being shot Monday afternoon in Parkville, according to Baltimore County police.
Barricade situation ‘peacefully resolved’ in Essex after two nearby schools put on lockout
A barricade situation in Essex that placed two schools on lockout status Monday afternoon as a precaution has been “peacefully resolved,” Baltimore County police said.
Wiener Walk in Towson | PHOTOS
4th Wiener Walk, Sunday June 4, 2023 celebrated the beloved Dachshunds. Owners and dogs strolled Patriot Plaza in front of the county courthouse. The event was a fundraiser for the Little Paws Dachshund Rescue.
Two minors charged with attempted murder after shooting in front of Sandalwood Elementary School in Essex
Two minors were arrested and charged in connection with a Friday shooting in front of Sandalwood Elementary School in Essex, Baltimore County Police said.
Catonsville High School commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the commencement exercises for Catonsville High School held at Towson University's SECU Arena on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Western Tech track and field sophomore Ogechi Uzoukwu produced strong season after death of younger sister to cancer
Western Tech sophomore Ogechi Uzoukwu suffered the tragic loss of her younger sister on Feb. 23rd and became a regional outdoor track champion in four events, including three which she just started competing in this year.
Frank R. Cutko, referee and umpire who coached teams at Community College of Baltimore County, dies
Frank R. Cutko, a referee and umpire who taught physical education, died May 20 at his son’s home in Bowdoinham, Maine. He was 90.
Judge orders man charged with killing former Morgan State basketball star held without bond
A Baltimore County District Court judge on Friday ordered a man accused of fatally shooting a 25-year-old woman, who was set to testify in a murder trial in 2018, held without bail.
Science, environment top of mind at Towson area schools this spring
Students at Dulaney High School, Ridgely Middle School, Pot Spring Elementary school and several area schools wrapped up spring with science and environmental programs.
Baltimore native Anna Mae Burke Small, Westinghouse worker turned dog groomer, dies
Anna Mae Small, a Westinghouse clerk who changed careers and became a successful dog groomer, died May 9 at Oakcrest, a retirement community. She was 81.
Michael Malone, long before coaching the Nuggets in the NBA Finals, was a fiery point guard at Loyola Maryland
When former Loyola Maryland teammates watch Michael Malone coach the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Finals, they see the same intense, funny, brilliant guy who played point guard for Greyhounds three decades ago.
Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission members at odds about how to fill vacant board seat
Some members of the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission say the organization has “deviated” from its intended role of presenting eligible candidates to help lead the school system.
Towson High School commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the 120th annual commencement exercises for Towson High School held at Towson University's SECU Arena on Thursday, June 1, 2023.
Man charged with murder in Cockeysville shooting near shopping center, Baltimore County Police say
A 28-year-old man is dead following a shooting near a shopping plaza in Cockeysville early Sunday morning, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.
Six former UMBC swimmers allege university leaders covered up sexual abuse, harassment by former coach
Six former college swimmers have brought a federal lawsuit against University of Maryland, Baltimore County, alleging that the university ignored and covered up persistent sexual abuse, harassment and discrimination by former swim coach Chad Cradock.
Western Tech commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the 28th annual commencement exercises for Western School of Technology and Environmental Science, held at Towson University's SECU Arena on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
Teachers union reaches contract agreement with Baltimore County Public Schools following yearslong negotiations
After years of negotiating over a new pay scale, the Teachers Association of Baltimore County and the county's public school system have agreed upon a tentative contract for the upcoming school year.
Baltimore County residents want green space, mixed-use development at struggling Security Square Mall
Baltimore County residents want to see walkable, green areas with mixed-use development at the Security Square Mall site.
Hereford graduate Isabella Peterson enjoyed Tewaaraton Award-worthy season for James Madison women’s lacrosse
Isabella Peterson, a Sparks resident and Hereford graduate, finished second among all Division I players in goals (91) and points (114) and earlier this month was named one of five finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, college lacrosse’s version of the Heisman Trophy.
Baltimore native William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., USF&G insurance executive and Army veteran, dies
William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., an insurance executive and Army veteran, died May 23 at Blakehurst, a retirement community in Towson. He was 90.
Man charged with murder and attempted murder in triple shooting at Catonsville hotel
Baltimore County Police have arrested an 18-year-old Indiana man and charged him with first-degree murder and attempted murder in a shooting at a Catonsville hotel that left one man dead and two injured early Monday morning.
Man killed in crash Tuesday morning on I-695 in Dundalk
A 59-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning after crashing into a tree off the Baltimore Beltway’s inner loop, according to Maryland State Police.
Dulaney High School commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the 62nd annual commencement exercises for Dulaney High School, held at Towson University's SECU Arena on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
Will new process change how Baltimore County officers fare when contesting use-of-force violations?
None of the three Baltimore County Police officers accused of use-of-force violations in trial boards held this year has been found guilty, according to a department spokesperson.
Survivors: Illinois AG’s report on clergy sex abuse is more detailed and transparent than Maryland’s
Abuse survivors say a report by the Illinois AG on the Catholic Church is more transparent than one issued in Maryland.
Maryland weather: Sunny skies and rising temperatures for the week ahead
Forecasts called for the possibility of rain Sunday and Monday, but Central Maryland remained pretty much dry. Now it’s likely to stay that way all week as temperatures gradually rise to an expected high Friday of around 89.
Triple shooting at hotel in Catonsville leaves one dead, two injured, Baltimore County Police say
A triple shooting at a Baltimore County hotel leaves one dead, two injured, police said.
In latest fallout from Baltimore Catholic Church sex abuse report, some of those identified leave their roles
There have been several resignations, a priest put on leave and another whose transfer was canceled after it was revealed they're in the Catholic Church abuse report.
‘Finally getting closure’: Maryland troops identified decades after their deaths will be honored Memorial Day
Using advances in forensics, the Defense Department is slowly identifying tens of thousands of missing soldiers and sending their remains home.
Maryland State Boychoir founder resigns after he is named among redacted abusers in AG report on the Catholic Church
One of the former Catholic officials whose names were redacted from a child sex abuse report founded the Maryland State Boychoir.