| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The journey to a high school diploma for most Maryland students spans four years, 720 days of classes, and a slate of state tests. But for dozens of Baltimore youths, the journey has involved a two-hour trip up Interstate 95, a three-hour exam and a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:16 PM
After Arthur Miskimon's 19-year-old son died from a three-story fall in an abandoned Dundalk warehouse, his grief drove him to learn all he could about the property.
Looking over a folder of code-enforcement papers about the former Seagram's whiskey...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Date: July 6, 2013
Kibibi's story: Kibibi Matthews, 33, was born in Baltimore. She is employed by the federal government and works in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Her father, Dr. Derrick Matthews, is a pediatrician at a hospital in Tanzania, and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Baltimore County police charged the husband of a Parkville woman killed Tuesday with first degree murder Wednesday. Officers tracked Cory Shirell Bowman to a Baltimore apartment late Wednesday and found a man inside dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:56 AM
About six months ago, Cosmus decided he wanted to be an outdoor cat.
At least, that was the determination of Terri Diener, a pet communicator in Mount Washington who says she had a telepathic chat with the 7-year-old feline. She also was able to suss...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Petro Kosmides, a retired quality-control engineer who also taught at the Community College of Baltimore County, died Friday of complications from a brain tumor at his home in the Chapelgate section of Timonium. He was 83.
Born in Baltimore, he was known...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77.
He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Young people often criticized as whiny, entitled and irresponsible, may now have the most clout in one of the biggest overhauls of the country's health system ever.
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's landmark health reform plan began this week and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Joel R. Bailey, a longtime Baltimore County public school English teacher who also coached basketball, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 77.
"The first thing, Joel really liked his students. ... He enjoyed...