| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Just over three hours after he escaped from Baltimore County police custody, Vincent Avila, 25, was apprehended by police on Monday night, Oct. 3, in the parking lot of the Exxon station on the corner of York and Seminary roads in Towson.
The lot is...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 5:07 PM
Linda Barnes spends a good chunk of her life at the state Motor Vehicle Administration's office in Essex — far too much, in her view.
"I wait 21/2 hours sometimes. There are days when it's been three hours," said the auto title agent from Perry...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:12 PM
The trial of a Harford County man accused in the disappearance and killing of a 16-year-old girl from the city is scheduled to begin Wednesday in Circuit Court.
Jason M. Gross, 36, of Edgewood, was arrested in April, 2010 and charged with first-degree...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The windows are wide open in the messy apartment, the afternoon sky darkening fast.
Chrissy Polis can't stand the Essex neighborhood outside, where everyone knows who she is. But she doesn't know how to get out, or where she'd go if she did.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:27 PM
A former minister at an Essex church whose conviction for sexually abusing a child was overturned pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fourth-degree sex offense, according to Anne Arundel County prosecutors.
The conviction means that Enoch Jermaine Hill, 34,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Locations, by school zone, of speed cameras in Baltimore County
1. Arbutus Middle School, 1200 block of Sulphur Spring Road (eastbound)
2. Catonsville High School, 400 block of South Rolling Road (both directions)
3. Dulaney High School, 200 block of...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr., who served both as a district judge and a circuit judge for Baltimore County, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The former longtime Lutherville resident was 83.
"He had great insight as to...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Newly planted, 12-foot-tall trees provided little relief from the relentless sun during an outdoor news conference at North Point Library Tuesday.
But give those elms, maples and oaks a few years and they will offer shade to the grounds, energy savings...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
(Tim Wheeler is away this week. The following is a guest post by Laurel Peltier, who publishes the down-to-earth "eco-glancer" www.greenlaurel.com)
Many Marylanders like to think of themselves as pretty green. But are we? If you peeked at curbside...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Phyllis Teather-Burke, a longtime Baltimore County public school educator whose specialty was early-childhood education, died Wednesday of cancer at her Glen Arm home.
She was 77.
"She was an outstanding educator who had a deep commitment to children,"...