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  • 100 years in workers' comp

    Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. has some long-standing policyholders — 96 years, in one case. That happens when you date to the infancy of your industry. The Towson-based workers' compensation insurer — a century old this year —...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop
    A collision in Towson on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at the MD 25 (Falls Road) exit has closed two outer loop traffic lanes at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork at U.S. 40 East in...
  • Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville

    Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville
    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...
  • Gilman boys lacrosse defeats Calvert Hall in overtime, 11-10

    Gilman boys lacrosse defeats Calvert Hall in overtime, 11-10
    In a game in which neither team made many mistakes, an attempt to flip the ball to Calvert Hall junior attackman Timmy Kelly in overtime afforded Gilman senior defensemen Chase Campbell the opportunity he needed to force a turnover. About 30 seconds...
  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide. The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
  • Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton

    Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton
    Ridge Ruxton School and West Towson Elementary were on alert for about 90 minutes Monday afternoon after someone reported seeing a person with a gun, but police said they found no gun or subject after an exhaustive search. Baltimore County police...
  • Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin

    Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin
    Date: March 23 Her story: Tiane Johnson, 32, grew up in Washington. She attended Goucher College in Towson, where she received a bachelor's degree in communications, and then graduated with a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University...
  • Truck slams into Baltimore TV station; police look for possible gunman

    Workers fled the office of a Baltimore television station Tuesday morning after a vehicle smashed through the front entrance, and the possibly armed driver was unaccounted for, Baltimore County police said. Police shut down roads in the Towson community...
  • Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17

    Today the Towson Library is an impressive three-story brick and concrete bastion of literacy with a tower-like rotunda, a faux dragon in a faux fish pond, and enough space to accommodate the administrative offices of the Baltimore County Public Library...
  • Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Seven senior lacrosse standouts from the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference have been selected to participate in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, set for 5 p.m. on July 12 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas ...