| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school.
More than from any other school...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Devastated parents and distressed police and political leaders took to the streets Saturday to plead with the Waverly community to help catch the killers of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, whose shooting death has galvanized the city to stop a surge of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Devin Cook's community college lacrosse coach said that the 20-year-old, a business major who was active in lacrosse leagues around the city, wanted to use sports as a way of getting a scholarship and completing college.
He had recently earned enough...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As Nathan Reid wandered around his Canton neighborhood, he saw threats everywhere.
Empty tree wells, weedy window boxes and flowers that bloomed and died before the end of summer — unkind conditions for the fuzzy, buzzing set.
"I want homeowners...
| Jul 18, 2014
As Vice President of the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning, Phyllis Snyder knows that because people are living longer, many older adults want to stay engaged in meaningful work.
"It's critical for our society to find ways to value and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities.
But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Sun's recent editorial on climate change ("The economic climate," June 24) looks like it was written by a student at the Community College of Baltimore County taking Obamanomics 101 — and should have received a "C." Where is mention of what...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:48 AM
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters.
No, it’s not a leftover...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Lois O'Brien-Cronin, the former dean of students at Villa Julie College who later worked with an academic and career counseling program for women at the Community College of Baltimore County's Essex campus, died of a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice...