| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Aaron Lamar Hornstra, 34, of the first block of New County Road, was charged Tuesday with fourth-degree burglary.
Corey Aaron Brown, 42, of the 900 block of South Stepney...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:55 AM
John Wescott Dickson Jr. became unruly when asked to leave a McDonald's in Stuart, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm.com in Stuart.
According to witnesses and the deputy, the 62-year-old man reeked of an odor believed to be...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Lillie Chappell was up about $50, then down about the same, and was into her third hour playing a video game — pressing a button on the computer screen and watching tumbling four-leaf clovers, bars, horseshoes, numeral sevens. Compared with slot...
| Sep 4, 2011
I recently found an array of online job postings that greet seekers with these encouraging words: "MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED, NO EXCEPTIONS."
How lovely. In a country with 13.9 million unemployed residents, that's akin to a restaurant requiring a hungry...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:38 AM
The last time Laurel High School hired a new athletic director, Torrence Oxendine was 12 years old.
Now, 22 years later, he's the one moving into that position. For the first time since 1989, someone other than Terry Parfitt sat in Laurel High School's...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Moving through the Baltimore Museum of Art's exhibit of work by the 2011 Baker Artist Awards provides an experience akin to that in the film "Pleasantville." You start in living color and, before you know it, you're swallowed up in a black-and-white...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:26 AM
As the title of the adaptation of Megan McDonald's book might suggest, if you're over the age of 10 - and even that might be stretching it - this may not be your cup of tea.
However, young viewers are likely to get a kick out of the adventures of Judy...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 7:03 PM
John Costulas didn’t want to leave his friends in Rogers Park and move to be closer to his family in the northwest suburbs.
Early this morning, Costulas, 61, who family and acquaintances said was hearing-impaired and walked with a cane, died, a...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:18 PM
After a teenage girl was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for beating a transgender woman at a McDonald's in Rosedale, some advocates for transgender people called the sentence too lenient.
"The whole incident is unfortunate and demonstrates the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
The five-year prison sentence Baltimore County Circuit Judge John Turnbull II imposed on the 19-year-old who savagely beat a transgender woman in a Rosedale McDonald's was both appropriate to the crime and necessary for the peace of mind of the community....
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways.
The state has spent...