| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The hard-fought campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination this year has provided voters with a difficult decision. All three of the major candidates bring formidable and unique strengths to the contest, and none is without serious flaws....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman, who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate.
The politicians say they...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Howard County is creating a task force charged with developing a comprehensive behavioral health action plan for the county — one that officials say is needed, in part, in response to the January shooting deaths at The Mall in Columbia.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The Sun's latest poll numbers show gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has the support of 41 percent of likely Democratic primary voters — a lead of 2 to 1 over Attorney General Doug Gansler (20 percent) and nearly 3 to 1 over Del....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services was honored last week for recent innovations in emergency medical services that were recognized for improving cardiac care response times and minimizing cardiac emergencies.
Among the programs...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason.
| May 20, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Howard County government and developer Howard Hughes Corp. have agreed to a five-year, $19-million renovation plan for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday.
Renovation is expected to be complete in 2019...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Emily Bazelon, author of a deeply researched book on teenage bullying titled "Sticks and Stones," tells this story on herself.
She is riding a subway and a group of teens starts tormenting a vulnerable — poor or perhaps homeless — man. She...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved?
That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...