| 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...
| 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 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 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 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....
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Key senators have put language in the state budget bill that would stall Maryland's efforts to limit one of the Chesapeake Bay's main pollutants, phosphorus.
The amendment by the Budget & Taxation Committee would prohibit the state from issuing new...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The daughter of a surgeon and a nurse, Ellen Hoberman grew up believing from her father's example that health care was a universal right, not a privilege only for those with the means to pay. "I never saw him turn anyone away," she says of her father's...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65.
"What struck me...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:37 AM
As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer.
The political calendar is chock full of breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions geared toward gathering as...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Erik Krum (Salisbury) had a hat trick and Maverik United came from behind to beat Team STX, 13-12, in the LXM Pro Series at Heritage Park in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson, Nev., on Saturday.
With the win, in one of the season's most exciting games,...