| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Six weeks after taking over the U.S. Department of Labor, Marylander Thomas E. Perez is receiving praise from unions, concern from business leaders and hope from others that he will expand the agency's mission.
Perez, a former Maryland labor secretary,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:18 PM
A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:48 AM
There are monuments to leaders of the civil rights movement: the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall.
But many say there has never been recognition for the "regular people" who took up the cause, who marched on Washington and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A homeless man called 911 Tuesday pretending to be an Anne Arundel Community College professor and falsely claimed that a female student on campus was holding eight students hostage at gunpoint, police said.
After police investigated the call, which...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Rafael Mation came to the United States four years ago from Brazil with a degree in accounting and an interest in pursuing a career in English.
But somewhere along the way, the 27-year-old Anne Arundel Community College student and Roland Park...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Minor league lefty Josh Hader came off the field in West Virginia this afternoon to learn that he had been sent to the Houston Astros organization with outfielder L.J. Hoes in the Orioles’ non-waiver trade deadline deal for Bud Norris.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A Glen Burnie attorney known locally for his family name and for his former job portraying Chuck E. Cheese is assuming the leadership of the county's lawyers organization, with a focus on cultivating its next generation of officers and enhancing its...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As he lay on the floor of his Southwest Baltimore grocery store, Benjamin Rubin's last words to his wife were "I've been shot."
Moments earlier on that April day in 1972, Welford Monroe and another young man stormed into B&S Food Market, ordered Rubin...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
At the helm of the Chesapeake Arts Center since last fall, Belinda Fraley Huesman recently announced her intention to offer additional performance dates for diverse groups in Chesapeake's 800-seat main theater and in the previously underused 120-seat...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:42 PM
He commanded Anne Arundel's billion-dollar budget and was considered a possible candidate for governor.
But in recent weeks, former County Executive John R. Leopold sat behind the glass panes of a small office at the Anne Arundel County Food and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
William D. "Bill" Evans, a retired National Security Agency linguist who also maintained an interest in archaeology, died Wednesday of cancer at his Arnold home. He was 85.
William David Evans was born in Midway, Ky., and later moved with his family to...