- A carjacking surge has prompted federal law enforcement to increase coordination with local agencies “to investigate and disrupt a rash of violent carjackings in and around the Baltimore area,” the Federal Bureau of Investigations Baltimore field office has announced.
- Jack Trimper wanted to participate in "No Mow May," but the county code meant he could be charged $200 per day for not mowing his lawn.
- Orchard Hill's new client concierge program is designed to facilitate communication between residents, caregivers and medical staff at the skilled nursing facility in Towson.
- For more than a century, the 29th Infantry Division patch — an insignia built around a blue-and-gray image — has symbolized unity and liberation on the battlefield. Now, a congressional commission is considering mothballing the patch.
- Army veteran Chris Hardy started an organization on Maryland's Eastern Shore called US Kennels Inc., which provides service dogs to disabled veterans.
- Gala Stern, a retired University of Maryland, Baltimore County professor of languages and French and Russian literature who spent World War II fleeing the Nazis, died May 17
- The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to look out for northern snakeheads in the Chesapeake Bay and Blackwater River, and offering monetary rewards.
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- Police have arrested Stephen Parker and Kaleb Jackson on murder charges in connection with the slaying of Quenten Branch, 35, in January.
- The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously Thursday to create a police accountability board — but without several changes advocates for reform argued would have strengthened the panel, including having an independent legal counsel.
- A man became stuck in the mud up to his waist while fishing on the Northern Central Railroad Trail in Cockeysville Thursday.
- Debutante balls have been carried on for generations among Black middle- and upper-class families. Originally meant to introduce young adults to potential husbands and wives, they have evolved into building professional networks and long-lasting social circles.
- Employees at Apple’s mall store in Towson have launched a drive to unionize, becoming the retail chain’s third location and the first in Maryland to announce organizing efforts.
- John Phillips “Jack” Moore Jr., a retired Xerox executive who later taught business at Towson University, died of an infection May 14 at his Village of Cross Keys home. He was 88.
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- Jane De Hitta dropped out of UMBC to undergo treatment for stage two breast cancer and once she completed chemotherapy, she returned to complete her degree and will be crossing the UMBC stage on Thursday.
- Sherwood rode the strong pitching of junior Kat Hanson and capitalized on five Catonsville errors in a 5-0 victory in the Class 4A state softball semifinals.
- Seniors Lauren Hackett and Caroline Little led the potent attack and strong team defense kept the Bulls in check as the Knights completed a 20-0 season with a resounding 16-6 win in the Class 2A state final.
- A Baltimore County official who was paid for nearly a year after he stopped working, using months of sick time, is no longer on the county payroll.
- On a recent Saturday, rooks and pawns, bishops and knights, kings and queens were all flying across chess boards when 100 students representing 21 schools gathered at Cockeysville Middle School for the 10th Annual Baltimore County Public School Chess Tournament.