| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:54 AM
When app developer Mindgrub Technologies outgrew its space for the umpteenth time, CEO Todd Marks did what any good tech entrepreneur would do — he turned to Google.
An analysis of his employees' commutes using Google Maps and Google Earth led...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Patricia Jones of Catonsville was in search of the recipe for the crab imperial that was served at the Garrison Grill, a restaurant located near Walbrook Junction in West Baltimore during the 1950s.
No luck tracking down the owner or anyone else who...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Veteran mailman Jeffrey L. Shipley turned his apartment into a repository of pilfered postage, authorities say, as he took letters, magazines, Netflix videos and even a Mother's Day card from the homes on his route.
Shipley, who worked at a Postal...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Catholic senior distance runner Ellie Gonzalez didn't slow down for a minute this year as she completed a fine four-year career in cross country and track.
Boys' Latin senior lacrosse standout Shack Stanwick also proved to be a step ahead of the rest in...
| May 26, 2014
| 3:20 PM
|| No. School || Record || Prev. ||
|| 1. Boys' Latin || 18-0 || 1 ||
|| 2. St. Paul's || 13-7 || 2 ||
|| 3. Gilman || 13-7 || 3 ||
|| 4. McDonogh || 15-5 || 4 ||
|| 5. Calvert Hall || 13-6 || 5 ||
|| 6. St....
| May 31, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Chuck Schneider never worried about his son, Jason, as he led Baltimore County SWAT team raids, because his oldest child "was born to do the job."
But even for officers who put in 101 percent, the work can be dangerous. So instead of hanging out with...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors.
Dr. William Thomas...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
On Tuesday, the sky a clear blue, the temperature in the 70s with just the right bit of breeze, the beautiful day served as the backdrop for a heartwarming event at St. Paul's School for Girls in Lutherville.
For the ninth year in a row, the private...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Michael Spinosa overflows with enthusiasm about the team that helped his Columbia company figure out new strategies for growth — at no charge.
That might not sound like economic development, if your conception of it is multimillion-dollar...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Why get so complicated about prayer before government meetings ("Carroll commissioners to discuss handling of sectarian prayers Thursday," May 6)?
Wouldn't it be satisfactory for the person in charge of a government meeting to say: "Now we will begin...