| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:30 AM
I believe the five-year prison sentence imposed on 19-year-old Teonna Brown, who savagely attacked Chrissy Lee Polis at a Rosedale McDonald's, was too light ("A just sentence," Sept. 15). What's worse is that if Ms. Brown had made such an attack on a non-...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The man charged with the murder Monday of a bail bondswoman in Columbia was denied bail Thursday, prosecutors said.
A Howard County District Court judge ordered Dominique Davon McDonald, 21, held without bail after a deputy state's attorney argued he...
| Jun 2, 2011
John Oliver's career as lead correspondent on "The Daily Show," active standup performer and occasional actor in TV and movie comedies is quite different from the goals he had at prestigious University of Cambridge.
"I studied English in college, which...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 11:24 PM
One man was smoking a cigar Saturday night on a bench in the Streeterville neighborhood when his evening was interrupted by a group of young men who robbed and beat him. Another man was parking his motor scooter outside Northwestern University's...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:07 AM
| Jun 6, 2011
| 1:34 PM
After a season in which he saw playing time in just 26 of 38 games at Kansas, Baltimore native Josh Selby found himself sitting on the sidelines once again Monday during predraft workouts for the Washington Wizards.
Selby, who graduated from Lake Clifton...
| Jun 7, 2011
"Now, my administration has a job to do as well, and that job is to get this economy back on its feet," President Obama declared on July 14, 2009, in Warren, Mich. "That's my job, and it's a job I gladly accept. I love these folks who helped get us in...
| Nov 21, 2011
When in Beijing, Danielle Paris steps out for Peking duck at the Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant. In Thailand, she loves mangosteen, a juicy, sweet-and-sour tropical fruit. In France, it's a classic baguette with butter.
At McDonald's, she favors the...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 7:54 PM
About two dozen transgender citizens, their relatives and supporters on Monday night urged the Howard County Council to adopt a bill that would bar discrimination against transgender people.
"We don't want to be special," said Howard resident Sharon...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:43 PM
Food, family, friends, and giving thanks for our many blessings. That's what today is all about.
Rather than focus on football and Black Friday shopping, Vic and I would rather focus on the food. Slow food, local food, good food.
"Slow food" is a recent...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 3:00 AM
SEVILLE, Spain—Here, the orange trees are the only things changing color as autumn takes its hold. The palmeras and the jasmine vines that climb the wall outside my apartment — and fill the patio below with an inimitable scent — are...