| 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 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Two state legislators and the University System of Maryland chancellor say they support tougher penalties for hazing after a recent report detailed an extreme case at a Salisbury University fraternity chapter.
State Sen. Jamie Raskin said he will...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:43 PM
Navy faced a rival Army squad with the same record and no conference losses Saturday. The host Mids won, 75-64.
Kelsey Minato posted a game-high 25points for the Black Knights (11-4, 3-1 Patriot League), and Jade Geif scored a team-high 24 points for...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Baltimore Sun's Dan Connolly and The Associated Press' David Ginsburg tied for the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association's honor of Maryland Sportswriter of the Year in 2013, the organization announced Thursday.
Connolly, who has...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:45 AM
After an early hand injury to starting goalie Matt Russell (Navy), Maxx Davis (Friends, UMBC) moved from his usual midfield spot to the cage, making 15 saves to lead Team STX to a 19-13 win over Maverik United on the LXM Pro Tour on Saturday. The game was...