| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:27 PM
A Perry Hall High School student's father struck his daughter's teacher with a baseball bat after the family found "several dozen" text messages between the male instructor and 15-year-old girl, police said.
Police said the incident happened after the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:57 AM
"The suburbs have no charms to soothe the restless dreams of youth."
— Rush, "Subdivisions"
You have to live somewhere.
For something so obvious, this fact seems to get lost when the discussion turns — as it so often does — to...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A year and a half into the tenure of the superintendent they hired for his communication skills, Baltimore County school board members probably did not expect such an uproar.
Protesters rang cowbells, blew horns and chanted in the cold night air outside...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The editors of many local Patch websites were among a large number of employees reportedly laid off by the news company Wednesday, under a national "restructuring" by its new owner.
Investment holding company Hale Global agreed to assume majority...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Perry Hall High School graduate Nathaniel Lebedda has been named Baltimore County recipient of a $10,000 Engineering Scholars Awards scholarship from the Northrop Grumman Corp.
Lebedda, who received his diploma from Perry Hall on May 31, is one of 24...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Members of the Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $3.7 million on school safety equipment, including cameras, improved electronic entry systems and a new visitor ID system.
County police, county officials and school leaders proposed...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot.
As teens spilled out of the cafeteria, he drew his service weapon with one hand and...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A 14-year-old has been charged as an adult in the death of his 7-month old sister, who was found unresponsive inside a White Oak apartment Friday, according to Montgomery County police.
Police said Larissa Yanes was found unresponsive by her mother,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
Gladden, 15, had told...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 9:30 AM
I look at the photograph of attempted murderer Daniel Gladden, and underneath the thin veneer of looking pseudo-tough, I see a young man who is seemingly angry with the universe ("Gladden pleads guilty in shooting," Feb. 20). I ask myself just when our...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:25 PM
After an emotional day of testimony, Robert W. Gladden Jr., the 15-year-old charged in the Perry Hall High School cafeteria shooting, was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. went beyond state...