| 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...
| 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 29, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Cameras that stream live to police stations and patrol cars, new entry systems in all schools and a state-of-the-art visitor identification system are part of a $3.7 million plan unveiled Tuesday to improve security in Baltimore County public schools....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will rule next week on whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting, will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
In a separate court...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Twenty-two outstanding educators from area schools were honored at a dinner Jan. 10 by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce, which honors teachers as part of their annual awards and installation dinner,.
Superintendent of Baltimore County Public...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Baltimore County classrooms would have about 100 more teachers next school year under a budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Superintendent Dallas Dance.
In his first spending plan since taking the post, Dance presented a $1.3 billion operating budget...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Tuesday reiterated a familiar theme in stating that his top priority for the 2013 General Assembly session, which opens tomorrow in Annapolis, will be funding for education.
But Kamenetz also named legislation...