| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each citation issued — a ruling that could help others challenge their citations in court.
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A newcomer burst onto the scholarship pageant scene Saturday night at Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Center.
Sporting a coral leotard and a smile, Paige Dutrow, 18, of Boonsboro, wowed the audience and the judges, baton twirling to Escala’s...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced an across-the-board review of how city officers use weapons after the accidental shooting of a trainee during exercises last week.
Speaking Tuesday at the police academy on Northern Parkway,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
As a motorcyclist, I am always fascinated by the concerns of bicyclists as to helmets ("Helmet bills gets objections from bike advocates," Feb. 13). If you switched the mode of transportation, you would see the same arguments apply. Yet motorcyclists...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Just three days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of a training shooting, the new head of the Baltimore Police academy informed top brass Friday that he intends to leave the agency.
Maj. Joseph E. Smith III, a 25-...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:26 AM
Developers and shopping center owners contributed nearly $600,000 in the rejected bid to overturn Baltimore County Council votes on zoning issues, according to financial reports.
If successful, the referendum drive would have allowed county voters to...
| Feb 9, 2013
With the game tied at 61 with nine seconds left, Koron Ford brought the ball up 80 feet and hit Ceontay Coit with a bounce pass. Coit made the game-winning layup with 1.7seconds left as host Owings Mills upset No. 6 Randallstown, 63-61, Friday night.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Harriet S. Frenkil, a retired social worker who worked in foster care, died of respiratory failure Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 84.
Born Harriet Schwartzman in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Jean David and Henry...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
A $5,300 reward is being offered for tips that lead to the homecoming of James White, an intellectually disabled 64-year-old man who left his Owings Mills assisted-living home a month ago.
White, who is black, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 186 pounds, left...