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  • Friday's roundup: Carr, Patterson rout W.E.B. DuBois

    Friday's roundup: Carr, Patterson rout W.E.B. DuBois
    Last year’s All-Metro Player of the Year, Aquille Carr, had 17 points and six assists as No. 1 Patterson beat W.E.B. DuBois, 76-38, Friday night. Shakir Brown added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Clippers improved their record to 3-0. Jibri...
  • Roundup: No. 15 Glen Burnie boys pound Leonardtown in hoops, 78-46

    The Glen Burnie boys basketball team tested its new No. 15 ranking Tuesday at Leonardtown, getting off to a slow start before eventually taking over and winning, 78-46. After settling down, Glen Burnie took a 41-27 lead at halftime. Brandon Spain and...
  • Roundup: Jones leads No. 1 Aberdeen girls past Bel Air, 74-35

    Brionna Jones had 35 points and 10 rebounds to power the top-ranked Aberdeen girls basketball team past Bel Air, 74-35, on Wednesday. The Eagles (5-0) will play in the IAABO Christmas Tournament on Monday. No. 6 Dunbar 56, Annapolis 35: Michelle...
  • Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels

    Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels
    Santa didn't get run over by his reindeer, but he appears to have had a dust-up with an F-104 jet, in an elaborate Christmas display on Tom and Alice Blair's farm in St. Michaels. The tableau depicts the aftermath of a midair collision involving Santa'...
  • Roundup: Poly upsets No. 8 Edmondson in boys hoops

    Host Poly was down by two headed into the fourth quarter, but the Engineers made 16 of 18 free throws and went from 12turnovers in the first half to five in the second to upset No. 8 Edmondson, 87-77, on Thursday. Poly (5-1) finished 33-for-39 from the...
  • Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations

    Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations
    For decades, visitors arriving at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove have been greeted by a brick wall. And for years, city school leaders said Tuesday, that has sent the wrong message to the Curtis Bay neighborhood, a struggling area...
  • Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz

    Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz
    Presenting one-stop shopping for holiday weekend activities at Central Florida attractions. Get comfy, the list is as long as the weekend. + Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel, Thursday, June 30. This month's music guest: Psychedelic Furs. More...
  • High school basketball standout killed in city shooting

    High school basketball standout killed in city shooting
    He was supposed to be in Florida right now, prepping with his teammates for a weekend basketball showcase. Instead, the team flew south Thursday afternoon without their 6-foot 5-inch forward, who was a "beast" on the court, his brother said. "He had...
  • Emails show Hubbard refused plea bargain

    Facing two felony charges, Newport-Mesa Unified Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard told the school board earlier this year that he rebuffed an offer to discuss a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to emails obtained by the Daily Pilot. "Yesterday, the D.A....
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Federal prosecutors consider new charges against alleged document thieves

    Federal prosecutors said in court Friday that they're contemplating additional charges against two New York men accused in multistate thefts of historic documents uncovered this month when police said the pair targeted a Maryland museum. The revelation...