| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The skateboarder who killed two skate shop employees and himself at a Maryland mall last weekend wrote in his journal that he hated other people and wanted to die, police said Wednesday.
Howard County police still have not figured out whether Darion...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The groundhog won't give his prognosis for spring's arrival for a few days, but AccuWeather.com meteorologists already foresee six more weeks of winter in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
The forecasting company's spring outlook calls for cold...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Mary J. Corey, the late editor of The Baltimore Sun, will be inducted this summer into the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association's Newspaper Hall of Fame.
The Association announced this week that Corey is one of three Maryland journalists who will...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition.
This has earned...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley makes his final state of the state speech Thursday, it's a good time to look at what seven years of his governorship have meant for Maryland.
The state of the state is clearly good: first in median family income, a top three...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:23 PM
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he "hates to see" Maryland departing the Atlantic Coast Conference. The teams have played 178 times since 1924, but with the Terps headed to the Big Ten after this season, Tuesday night's game at the Smith Center...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
It may be that some minimum wage earners would be harmed by an increase in the minimum wage because they would lose their jobs. But what about those who keep their jobs?
A more surprising result is this: Some minimum wage earners who keep their jobs...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle.
At Bart Rader’s house in Ocean Pines, a loud boom “like somebody blew something up” preceded...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
No. 1 UConn is 8-0 against the Top 25, outscoring its opposition by 21.0 along the way. Here's a look at how the Huskies have fared in games vs. teams ranked in the top 25:
Nov. 11: UConn 76, No. 3 Stanford 57, Gampel Pavilion — The Cardinal were...
| Feb 12, 2014
Artist Margaret Wharton deconstructed, reconstructed and reimagined everyday objects to make works of art that could be whimsical, witty or simply thought-provoking in reflecting her vision of the world.
"Margaret was a consummate artist who...