| Jan 26, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The area's top boys basketball teams through Sunday, Jan. 26. (last week ranking in parenthesis if different):
1. Montverde Academy: Eagles (19-1) will host eight-team tournament Thursday through Saturday.
2. Orlando Christian Prep: Warriors (21-0)...
| Feb 2, 2014
Re "Rep. Henry A. Waxman to retire," Jan. 31
For years I have been so pleased that I was represented in Congress by one of its most principled members, Los Angeles Democrat Henry A. Waxman. For so many years he has fought for and won legislation that...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
It was a proud and loud moment when Wekiva claimed its first Metro Conference boys basketball title with a 44-42 home victory against Evans last week.
Senior Willie Carmichael tapped in the winning shot with one-tenth of a second to go.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:20 PM
Lewis Freeman scored 25 points Tuesday night as Warwick stayed unbeaten in Group 5A PenSouth Conference 10 with a 60-58 overtime win against Menchville.
Fans of the Raiders (10-9, 4-0) stormed the Monarchs' court after the triumph....
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Two weapons and a bullet-proof vest were stolen Friday from an unmarked police car outside the home of an officer in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County police said.
After parking the car Thursday evening, the Anne Arundel County police officer...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Maryland's two neighboring...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:31 PM
PLAYER OF YEAR
Sr., GK, Oviedo
The Buzz: Wake Forest signee led arguably area's best defense, helping Oviedo to Class 5A region final with 64 saves.
Sr., F-M, Hagerty
The Buzz: Had team-high 35...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:23 AM
WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.
Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
| Mar 16, 2014
The big thing you take away from a recent Connecticut Mirror story on the off-election-year spending practices of Connecticut House members is that you want to do lunch with these folks, particularly John Larson.
According to the Mirror's analysis of the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration as part of its ongoing probe of the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers struck by...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Thousands of Maryland bus and MARC train riders could pay more for their commute starting in January after Congress failed to renew an expiring tax credit that rewards mass transit use.
Current federal law allows bus and rail commuters to withhold up to...