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  • Marquardt, head of Capital Gazette Communications, will retire after 35 years at Annapolis newspaper

    The editor and publisher of Capital Gazette Communications, which publishes The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, will retire at the end of the year after more than 35 years at the daily, the publishing company's owner said Friday. Tom Marquardt, who...
  • Swimming: Alyssa Carestia, undefeated, leads Aberdeen Dive Team

    Alyssa Carestia, a former gymnast, remained undefeated through four diving meets this season in the Central Maryland Dive League, while Amanda Kretschmer grabbed first place in just her second dive meet ever and Nicholas Mooney took first place in both...
  • Telephone misuse charge filed in Maryland 'joker' case

    Telephone misuse charge filed in Maryland 'joker' case
    The Crofton man who police have said called himself "a joker" while threatening a workplace shooting has been charged with a single misdemeanor count of misusing the telephone, authorities said Wednesday. Police drew national headlines when they...
  • Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair

    Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair
    Thanks for entering the Montgomery County Fair Prize Giveaway Contest! *Winners* (You have 24hrs from the date listed to claim your prize by calling 202-298-1650) August 24 Scott Mohnkran, Germantown, MD, Vampire Diaries Season 2 on Blu Ray Jenni...
  • Maryland 'joker' threat suspect had gun collector's permit

    Maryland 'joker' threat suspect had gun collector's permit
    The Crofton gun owner who police say threatened to shoot up his former workplace held a collector's permit that allowed him to purchase more than one regulated firearm per month, according to documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Neil Edwin Prescott,...
  • Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty

    Former UM student accused of campus threat pleads guilty
    A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance. Alexander G. Song 2nd...
  • Sun Investigates: Want to get around state gun limits? Become a 'collector'

    When police raided Neil Prescott's Crofton apartment last month, after the 28-year-old allegedly threatened in a phone call to shoot up his former workplace, they found two dozen firearms and accessories, including a night scope and thousands of...
  • New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain

    New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain
    Giant Food's newest Baltimore-area store offers a glimpse of the future for the region's dominant grocer, when shoppers increasingly rely on technology, demand more organic foods and expect a wide selection of prepared meals. Giant, which has been...
  • Baseline brain testing grows in popularity

    Baseline brain testing grows in popularity
    Amid growing concerns about concussions, more student athletes are having their brain function tested prior to injury in a procedure called baseline testing that is becoming increasingly mainstream. Baseline tests can be used for comparison to...
  • Maryland panel begins look at gun access by mentally ill

    A state task force composed of police, mental health advocates and gun rights representatives began its look Tuesday at whether Maryland laws governing gun access by the mentally ill should be changed. Questions the 17-member panel will consider...
  • Crofton Elementary principal asks for transfer after parents raised concerns

    An Anne Arundel County elementary school principal has asked for a transfer to another school after district officials began investigating concerns that she did not respond to complaints about a student before he ended up threatening a teacher. In a...