| Apr 18, 2015
| 2:48 PM
At her final girls basketball game, Stevenson senior Sophia Way put on quite a shooting exhibition during last Friday night's Lake County Senior Shootout all-star event.
Way, a four-year varsity starter for the Patriots, won the girls portion of the 3-...
| Apr 17, 2015
On a recent day, 21/2-year-old Connor was busy helping his grandmother make cookies, a normal family scene except for what happened before the bowls and measuring spoons came out.
Connor's mother, Rachel Kasprik, and his grandmother had to research a...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:53 PM
When they are not patrolling the streets and nabbing speeders, hundreds of Baltimore-area police officers are allowed to use their cruisers to pick up groceries, run family errands or shuttle relatives around.
Such programs cost taxpayers — but no...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:23 PM
Nearly 25 years ago, I attended a friend's 50th birthday party in the interior hall of the 1914 Recreation Pier on Thames Street in Fells Point. This fabulous chamber was created as a civic assembly space in the year Baltimore celebrated the centennial of...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:47 AM
When Anne Arundel Community College professor Susan Lamont takes a stroll in Corcoran Woods, it is no casual jaunt.
The professor, a member of the biology department, pulls on a pair of sterilized, heavy-duty knee-high rubber boots.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88.
"He had retired...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:20 AM
Impending snow has dealt a number of Maryland students a day off.
With forecasts calling for 4-6 inches of snow in some areas of the state, most Maryland school systems closed Thursday.
A number of Maryland colleges and universities — including ...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:01 PM
Unconscious and with furry yellow paws in the air, Otter was guided into the MRI machine.
The 4-year-old Lab had been having increasingly severe episodes of back pain over months and a neurosurgeon wanted to confirm his suspicions about the cause....
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:27 PM
William E. Thompson III, a retired food broker who was a volunteer and treasurer of the American Flag Foundation, died Feb. 19 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84.
The son of William E. Thompson Jr.,...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, allegedly the intentional act of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, and the deaths of all 150 people on board is indeed a tragedy. But some good may come out of it if it induces people to take another look at those substances...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country.
President Barack Obama
"Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...