| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wedged himself and his lunch tray between two first-graders at a table at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and began eating pieces of banana as he struck up a conversation with the 6-year-olds.
Darlene Lopez kept...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Baltimore students who bring a switchblade, pepper spray or other weapon that is not a firearm to school this year will not be automatically suspended under a revised code of conduct distributed to parents in the first week of school.
| 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,...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
I am a junior at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County who is currently taking three Advanced Placement classes this year. By the time I graduate I will have taken 11 AP exams, so I can appreciate the point of your recent article about how the...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Perry Hall residents could soon be seeing big changes to some of their parks.
At its scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Baltimore County Council is slated to discuss a supplemental appropriation of $156,000 in state and federal funds to go toward an...
| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The elevation of Jim Caldwell from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator is already proving to be a popular move among the Ravens' players.
With oft-criticized offensive coordinator Cam Cameron fired Monday morning following a 31-28 overtime...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:18 PM
After 15 years of waiting for playoff baseball at Camden Yards, Orioles fans had to endure an extra 21/2 hours as chilly rain pushed back the start of Sunday's division series opener against the hated New York Yankees.
A mighty roar shook the stadium...