As catcher for the Baltimore Orioles, Matt Wieters is used to being on the receiving end of things. But on Wednesday, Wieters came to River Hill High School to deliver an important message to students: don't text and drive.
The Carroll County Board of Education is following suit with many school systems around the country allowing students to bring their own devices -- including portable electronics, tablets, net books, mobile phones, mp3 players and e-readers -- into the classroom to enhance educational instruction.
14 communities in north Baltimore have partnered to create the Baltimore Broadband Campaign. We want to demonstrate that, through the intelligent use of existing fiber infrastructure and the installation of new fiber where necessary, an economically viable, competitive broadband service is possible in the city. And it need not come from Comcast or Verizon: there are over 800 fiber optic providers of various types in the United States. Apparently, though, none have yet seen adequate economic
By By Philip Spevak and Stan Wilson and Anthony Gill
Harford County emergency officials dealt with what one called "the worst storm event" in months, as the county was caught in a massive deluge that dropped up to 9 inches of rain in some areas between late Tuesday night and early Thursday morning.
More than 40 guests, including families, children, Harford County officials, library representatives and members of the Harford County Public Library Foundation attended the launch of the Little Leapers 3.5 program on March 5 at the Edgewood library
Tommy Hunter was at first a secondary option for the ninth inning. The Orioles would prefer to keep him in last year's eighth inning role, but with less than a month until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, it's almost inevitable that Hunter will be the leading candidate to assume the closer job.
Ravens strong safety James Ihedigbo didn't confirm or deny receiving a shipment of performance products from Mitch Ross, the Alabama man who alleged before the Super Bowl that he provided Ray Lewis with deer antler spray to accelerate his recovery from a torn triceps.
Anne Arundel County police say a 20-year-old Severn woman has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle after cell phone records indicate she was texting when the car she was driving struck a motorcycle, killing the driver.
Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players.
Once only a big problem with landline phones, cramming — the placement of unauthorized charges on phone bills by outsiders — is gaining a foothold in the mobile phone marketplace, regulators and consumer advocates say.
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 100-fold since 2009, according to federal data.
A teacher at an Episcopal school in Towson is in the intensive care unit at a Boston hospital after being injured in the bombings at the Boston Marathon, according to the school's Facebook page and the school's rector.
Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers.
The older sister of Phylicia Barnes' tearfully said Monday she had allowed her teenage sister to drift too close to the man now accused of murdering her, testifying in the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson that the then-26-year-old's unnerving conduct one summer night was the final blow to their relationship.
Baltimore County has installed GPS technology in more than 900 government vehicles. The devices are pricey, but officials say they will save taxpayer dollars in fuel costs. Some disagree, saying the technology isn't always worth it.
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo said Wedneday that he received a text message from the family of freshman quarterback Ralph Montalvo, saying that the player who was critically injured in a car accident near his home in South Florida last week has been upgraded to ¿serious but stable¿ condition.
Nicholas Brody is in deep trouble. Not just because episode two of Homeland's second season ends with a damning piece of evidence against him, but because Carrie Mathison's about to be back on his trail.
Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker, who showed off his strong right leg with a 63-yard field goal during training camp, recorded touchbacks on six of his nine kickoffs Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. But surprisingly, kickoffs were not an area in which he excelled during his college days at Texas. In his senior season, he had just 12 touchbacks on 70 kickoffs.
An armed robbery on Clocktower Lane in the Kings Contrivance Village — described by police in a single sentence — was far from routine. It actually was an undercover police sting that went bad, targeting a Columbia resident and suspected Bloods gang member known as "Bloody Mike."
Comcast Corp. has launched a marketing blitz to sign up customers for its new "Xfinity Home" package, which features a residential alarm system, video monitoring, and temperature and lighting controls — all manipulated from a touchpad, mobile device or computer.