| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
GM's CEO Mary Barra in a employees' town-hall meeting today announced that 15 employees have been fired and five others disciplined over the handling of the faulty ignition switches. An internal audit, which Barra called "extremely thorough, brutally...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Two news stories reveal disturbing gaps in the state Department of Developmental Services' safety net.
State auditors have discovered a large backlog in the list of group home workers fired for abuse of clients, The Courant reported this past week....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Members of the Anne Arundel County Council are calling on County Executive Laura Neuman to fund $250,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations that weren't included in the executive's initial budget proposal..
Three councilmen lined up representatives...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
With a 25-point lead in the most recent independent poll, York businessman Tom Wolf is finding out what it's like to be the frontrunner. As the Democratic gubernatorial primary heads into its final two weeks, state treasurer Rob McCord is......
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has launched a probe of a troubled $55 million anti-violence program Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn put in place in 2010 amid a tough election battle.
A grand jury issued a subpoena seeking documents related...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county residents to fill one opening on the school system's Audit Committee. The purpose of the five-member committee is to assist the board in fulfilling its fiduciary...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Moravian College held commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 10, in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus. T
Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 conferred degrees to approximately 397 bachelor...