- Two pet stores in Towson and Rockville have reached a settlement with the Maryland attorney general’s office after being charged with consumer violations for allegedly selling puppies.
- Audrey Powers, a member of the Mount de Sales Academy Class of 1994, launched into space with famed “Star Trek” actor William Shatner on board Blue Origin’s rocket this week. The Catonsville all-girls Catholic college preparatory high school held a watch party Thursday to witness Powers’ momentous launch.
- The Maryland attorney general's office has created a unit to investigate all police use-of-deadly-force incidents in the state, answering growing complaints that police shouldn't be allowed to investigate themselves.
- Baltimore County has provided three ways for the public to offer feedback to the Baltimore County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes a new online survey, an online mapping tool and written comments to improve transportation in the county.
- Perry Hall sophomore quarterback Da’Shaun Conway completed five passes for 172 yards, including 131 in the second half, to lead the Gators to a 45-14 victory over host Catonsville on Thursday night.
- A Caroline County steel fabricator will supply $70 million in wind turbine foundations for projects that offshore wind farm developer Orsted plans in Maryland and New Jersey, state and company officials announced Thursday.
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- Towson will make its fifth straight county championship game appearance and face Perry Hall on Oct. 25.
- The Towson Loop circulator is officially open for service to provide free, localized transportation for residents or visitors around the core of Towson’s downtown.
- An FBI spokeswoman confirmed agents had conducted “activity” at the Essex home of Baltimore County Officer William R. Johnson, 32, while an attorney representing Johnson on pending departmental charges said he had been informed of the raid by an attorney for the police department.
- The Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday identified the man fatally shot by Baltimore County Police in Woodlawn earlier this week and named the officer who fired the fatal shot.
- The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose cancer cells were taken without her knowledge during the 1950s and ended up providing the foundation for vast scientific breakthroughs, including research about the coronavirus.
- Few outdoor entertainment areas are as inviting as this home’s. The pool is surrounded by a mix of hardwood trees and evergreens that ensure that the area is both private and picturesque year-round, while a covered gazebo adds a touch of Victorian charm.
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- During a year of challenges and remote learning, the dedication and hard work of these Dulaney High School students was impressive with several earning 5s on multiple exams, including one student who received eight scores of 5!
- Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely’s efforts to get released early from his 25-year sentence in the 2010 slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, have been denied, again, by a federal appellate court.
- With the sun quickly fading on Dulaney’s home field Tuesday, and the Lions in need of one more score to clinch a one-on-one shootout against No. 5 Hereford, senior Sofia Lopez finally met her dream scenario.
- The draft map, approved last month by the county’s redistricting commission, includes just one majority-Black district and keeps most of the council’s seven districts majority white — in a county where people of color now make up 45% of the voting-age population.
- 55-year-old Christopher Walker and his 24-year-old son Justin Walker were pronounced dead on the scene shortly after 9 p.m. Monday.