| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:20 AM
In the midst of one of our nation’s hardest weeks, just after the Boston Marathon the La Cañada Unified School District presented an uplifting program titled “Cliques, Conflicts, Connections: Empowering your daughter to navigate her social and...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of selling marijuana after Burbank police reportedly found the drug, a large amount of cash and several cell phones with incriminating text messages in his car.
Officers stopped the man,...
| May 2, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A Laguna Beach chef says animal rights activists posted personal information — including his cell phone number and credit card transactions — online because he served foie gras.
Activists hacked into the website of Hudson Valley Foie Gras,...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:46 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two.
On one side, memories and experiences zipped...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he would expand the use of technology to block cell phone calls in Maryland corrections facilities, part of a set of reforms designed to "root out corruption" after a federal indictment alleged widespread gang...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
In a program being used at...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests.
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Waking up at 4:30 a.m. has an actual perk this week: It's Bike to Work Week, and that means traffic is light and the roads are (nearly) all mine.
Apologies for not writing much on the Bike Blog recently, but I figured I should give it a shot again in...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Russell Hurd, who partnered with Harford Community College to establish the Heather L. Hurd 5K Run/1-Mile Fun Walk, has been named the C&S Wholesale Grocers 2013 Volunteer of the Year.
Hurd is a perishable quality control manager in the company's...
| May 25, 2013
Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication.
As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a...