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  • Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments

    Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments
    Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist and LSD expert who participated in experiments with the hallucinogenic drug on volunteer servicemen at U.S. military installations in the 1950s, has died. He was 86. Klee died Sunday of complications after...
  • Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding [Editorial]

    Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding  [Editorial]
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has shown no shyness in the past about standing behind the school system's construction and renovation plans in the face of community opposition — case in point, his infamous "my job to talk, yours to...
  • Looking at seven Terps football players poised for breakout seasons

    Looking at seven Terps football players poised for breakout seasons
    COLLEGE PARK -- Last year, safety Sean Davis, outside linebacker Marcus Whitfield and wide receiver Levern Jacobs all went from unheralded players for Maryland to major contributors. Here are seven Terps who are poised to break out this season (listed...
  • Hogan is right on police pensions [Letter]

    Hogan is right on police pensions [Letter]
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's ideas concerning exempting police pensions from state income tax has the advantage of getting those pensioners to remain in the state of Maryland after retirement ("Pension pandering," Aug. 13). Those...
  • State's lax oversight puts fragile children at risk

    There were warning signs in the months before 11-year-old Arthur Lee Wiley became deathly ill. The severely disabled boy was kept in bed so long he moaned in pain. He suffered a broken leg for reasons no one has ever determined. By February 2002, his...
  • Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84

    Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84
    The founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas institution that stages anti-LGB protests across the country, died Thursday, according to multiple reports. Fred Phelps, 84, started the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka in 1955. Since its...
  • Driver dies after vehicle strikes building in Towson

    Driver dies after vehicle strikes building in Towson
    A 27-year-old woman died after she drove off the road, struck a tree, and slammed into an apartment building in Towson early Wednesday, Baltimore County police said. Eviakwa Etuh, 27, of the 300 block of Belle Ave. in the city's Ashburton neighborhood,...
  • Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say

    Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say
    Baltimore County police were warning motorists in the central Towson and Lutherville areas Wednesday of a number of traffic lights that were out, though some began to come back on after noon. Police said motorists should use extreme caution at...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

    Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant
    Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100. Lester John Bartholomew was born in Reading, Pa., and later moved with his family to Laurel. He...
  • Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape

    Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened a formal investigation into the Johns Hopkins University's response to an alleged rape at a fraternity house, the university disclosed Tuesday. A group of students filed a complaint with the department's Office...