| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Hal Stuart was appalled to learn his son was dunked in ice water, beaten with a paddle and driven around blindfolded in a speeding car, all part of a 2012 fraternity initiation at Salisbury University.
Hoping to prevent other college students from...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Adam Benesch, a co-founder of Union Craft Brewing in Hampden, would like to take his Duckpin Pale Ale to a farmers' market and let consumers taste and buy it.
John Knorr, co-owner of Evolution Craft Brewing in Salisbury, just wants to brew more beer....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Maryland officials should get more economic bang from the Wallops Flight Facility — just over the line in Virginia — by capitalizing on space tourism and the potential from unmanned aircraft, according to a new study.
The report, commissioned...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
ROBERT BROWN, 72, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
DANNY D. HARPER, 79, Minneola, died Thursday. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont.
JOHN RYAN MEEKS, 43, Leesburg, died Tuesday. Beyers Funeral Home,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A report released recently by the Guttmacher Institute shows a sharp decline in national abortion rates and strongly suggests it is due to increased access to birth control and fact-based sexual health information. We celebrate this news.
Right now we...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Gregory E. Thornton, the superintendent of Milwaukee's public schools, was named on Tuesday the next CEO of the Baltimore City school system.
Thornton, 59, who was in the running for Baltimore superintendent in 2007 when Andrés Alonso was hired, has...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
On the eve of Orange County Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine's funeral, his dead killer's mother said she is "tremendously sorry."
Ellen Holtermann of Virginia told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday her family is sorrowful and have been grieving ever...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Loyola Maryland shooters went cold over the final 2:53 of overtime as host Army outscored them 11-0 and won, 56-45, Saturday.
The loss marks the second time this season that the Greyhounds (5-16, 2-8 Patriot League) forced overtime but lost to the Black...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis.
Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
University System of Maryland officials are considering stiffening the penalties for college fraternities whose initiation rites cross the line from good-natured teasing to hazing that threatens life and limb. Pledging to join a campus fraternity or...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The chair of the University System of Maryland's education policy and student life committee said Tuesday that the committee would begin a review of all university policies on hazing, after a recent report of extreme hazing at Salisbury University that...