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  • Timothy Virts returns to Maryland to face homicide charge

    Timothy Virts returns to Maryland to face homicide charge
    Baltimore County police say Timothy Virts has returned to Maryland to face homicide allegations, a week after the abduction of his daughter and the killing of her mother sparked a multistate manhunt. Virts, 38, is charged in the March 6 death of 36-...
  • Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7

    Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7
    An overnight single-vehicle accident in Joppa, which left three people hospitalized, has shut down a portion of Route 7 (Philadelphia Road). As of 7:15 a.m., the road is closed between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road as Maryland State Police continue...
  • Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

    Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial
    Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Virts, 38, waived his right to attend a bail hearing and did not appear in court. No attorney...
  • Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources

    Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources
    After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts. The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...
  • Smoke-free beaches [Editorial]

    Smoke-free beaches  [Editorial]
    Polls show a majority of Americans support bans on smoking in public places. That wasn't true a decade ago, but the numbers are so high now — between 55 and 59 percent in recent years, according to Gallup — that a growing number of cities,...
  • Girls lacrosse preseason poll

    Girls lacrosse preseason poll
    1. McDonogh Coach: Chris Robinson Last season: 22-0, No. 1 Postseason: Interschoalstic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference champion Outlook: The Eagles finished last season ranked No. 1 nationally for the fourth-straight time and every...
  • Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate

    Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate
    The Maryland Senate unanimously passed legislation that would create a part-elected, part-appointed school board in Baltimore County as an issue that came into the legislative session as a point of contention moved toward an amicable resolution. The 45-...
  • Maryland State Police arrest 120 suspected drunken drivers over St. Patrick's weekend

    Maryland State Police arrest 120 suspected drunken drivers over St. Patrick's weekend
    State Police arrested a total of 120 people on suspicion of drunken driving in Maryland during the St. Patrick's Day weekend, a prime time for catching inebriated drivers. From Friday through Monday, state troopers across the state used "sobriety...
  • Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients

    Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients
    Responding to growing public support for medical use of marijuana, the House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would allow specially licensed physicians in Maryland to recommend the drug to patients with debilitating medical conditions....
  • Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down

    Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down
    At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to...
  • Joy Wheeler, conservationist

    Joy Wheeler, conservationist
    Joy Gettel Wheeler, a volunteer who taught children about the environment at the Cylburn Arboretum, died of multiple myeloma March 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. She was 87 and lived in Towson. Born Joy Gettel in Baltimore and raised on Walker...