| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go.
The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
| Nov 15, 2014
In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands.
Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Political party: Democrat
Current job: U.S. senator since 1997, now assistant majority leader
Born in: East St. Louis
Lives in: Springfield and Chicago
Personal: Married to Loretta with children Paul, Jennifer and Christine...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
A prominent Jewish rabbi and Towson University professor arrested Tuesday on voyeurism charges in D.C. hid a camera in a clock-radio to record as many as six women changing and showering at a ritual bathhouse, according to charging documents released...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Kevin Diatezua wasn't sure what he wanted to study when he transferred to the University of Central Florida.
"I wanted to take a little taste of everything before I made a definite decision," said Diatezua, 24. "I was under the impression that college...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets.
The explosion echoed another — just six months...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Marissa Mayer caused an uproar last year when she banned telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Now it looks like she again wants workers as close to the company as possible.
The online tech company is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that.
Spain and Frankel are running in a...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education.
Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...