| May 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases.
In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
| May 11, 2014
Under a dramatic new approach to rating public schools, Illinois students of different backgrounds no longer will be held to the same standards — with Latinos and blacks, low-income children and other groups having lower targets than whites for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:17 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to back the NBA's decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling from games and practices for life, condemning racist remarks attributed to Sterling and demanding a personal apology to Magic Johnson...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Donald Sterling has been banned for life from any NBA games and been fined $2.5 million -- the maximum amount allowed under the NBA Constitution -- after an audio tape leaked of the Los Angeles Clippers owner allegedly making racist comments, NBA...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty-cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Baltimore Police are offering a reward in return for information in last week's killing of a talented, 17-year-old, soon-to-be Edmondson-Westside High School graduate who was trying to improve the community for his peers while eyeing a career in the...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Not that it's fair to put Mike D'Antoni and Donald Sterling in the same sentence, as Mr. D'Antoni doesn't deserve to be insulted, but we can clearly see the similarities in the two of them as they leave Staples Center. Neither one of them has a useful...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:19 PM
These groups meet regularly.
The Bet Aviv Camera Club — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. Learn about the many facets of photography. Meetings appeal to photographers of all skill and experience levels. Oakland Mills Meeting House, in Columbia. 410-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Finksburg resident was 69.
"He always put the...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:40 AM
How are Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone like puppies? The answer is, like cute baby animals, they’re both adorable on their own, but their winsomeness grows exponentially when they’re together.
This was demonstrated on “Saturday Night...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The widespread condemnation of the vile prejudice expressed by a professional basketball team owner and a Nevada rancher underscored the progress America has made on race.
On the same day Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was banned...