| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96.
The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
According to a recent White House report, one out of every five young women is victimized by a sexual assault during her college years. Yet nearly half those crimes are never reported to school officials or to police. Only about 12 percent of students...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:40 AM
A dozen dorm rooms on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park had items stolen from them in two separate incidents over the last two weeks, campus police said Friday.
On Thursday, January 30, a suspect entered four different unlocked dorm...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway.
What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Yesterday the Maryland General Assembly honored a true Maryland hero: Darryl Hill, the first African-American to play football for the University of Maryland and integrate the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Speaker Michael Busch rightly compared Hill to...
| Jan 31, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
Tobacco-free kids week
February 9 to 15, kids...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While I appreciate letter writer Linda Jacobs' position regarding Advanced Placement courses, for her to call them foolishness is excessive and lacks any appreciation of what the purpose of an AP course is ("AP courses don't equal education," Jan. 22)....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Lewis C. Strudwick, a former partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler who had a penchant for drawing whimsical cartoons and a taste for culinary oddities, died Jan. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Heron Point retirement community in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth
The visiting Blast scored the last three goals to defeat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-10, on Friday night, clinching a Major Indoor Soccer League playoff spot and moving into a...
| Feb 2, 2014
Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff.
As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:57 PM
WETHERSFIELD — Hudson Taylor asked for a show of hands last Wednesday at the assembly at Wethersfield High School.
"How many of you have heard somebody say, 'That's so gay' in the last week?" Taylor asked.
A large number of hands shot up.