Anne Arundel County News


Anne Arundel County - Baltimore Sun

Santa Claus is known to drop in and visit some of the friends he’s made in advance of the Big Night. Just to relax.

He has a respect and fondness for the men and women who work as firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, dispatchers and other roles at fire stations in Anne Arundel...

11/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

If the Senate does not restore a deep, House-passed cut in federal funding to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program, the ripple effect on Maryland conservation efforts could be far larger than what the state would lose in actual dollars, according to program supporters.

For...

11/24/2017 1:50:00 PM

On Feb. 3, 2009, Shakayla turned 3 — but it wasn’t the birthday you would expect for a toddler normally surrounded by love and affection.

Instead that day, her mother was served for a warrant and later would be sentenced to life for first-degree murder. Left behind was Shakayla, her two-year-old...

11/24/2017 1:20:00 PM

Annapolis High IB senior Mohamed Moneib doesn’t let the little things bother him, nor the big things, either.

He was born 18 years ago in Cairo, Egypt with a birth defect. A growth plate or epiphyseal plate in his left knee was missing. The average knee area has four plates, his had only three.

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11/24/2017 1:00:00 PM

Two people were injured and 22 apartments damaged Friday by an early morning fire in Annapolis that caused $5 million in damages.

The Annapolis Fire Department said firefighters were called just before 1 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 700 block of Fairview Avenue.

Firefighters found a fire...

11/24/2017 8:15:00 AM

Baltimore County


Baltimore County - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County interim school superintendent Verletta White announced Friday that she will no longer receive pay from consulting work and will abide by new restrictions on her out-of-state travel.

White will accept compensation only from the school system, seek and obtain school board approval...

11/24/2017 1:40:00 PM

Standing amid a sea of office cubicles in an Owings Mills office park, Rick Landsman imagines something else: a 25-yard tactical shooting range where police officers chase moving targets to hone their skills.

Down a corridor, conference rooms could become be a 360-degree video simulator for firearms...

11/24/2017 7:30:00 AM

For many who take part in the Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, fitness is just as much a part of Thanksgiving as food and family.

In Towson, thousands of runners and walkers got a healthy start on their holiday Thursday in the 23rd annual race. It was one of seven Turkey Trot races held on Thanksgiving...

11/23/2017 2:45:00 PM

On YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, supporters of Baltimore County’s interim school Superintendent Verletta White have been rallying behind the popular home-grown leader as she faces her most pressing public test.

Some even took to one of the oldest platforms for social expression: a public podium....

11/23/2017 5:00:00 AM

A man was injured in a shooting Wednesday in Parkville, Baltimore County police said.

Around 12:30 p.m. employees at the Exxon gas station at McClean Boulevard and Cleanleigh Drive called 911 after hearing shots fired and a man screaming.

The man was shot in his lower body, police said, and is...

11/22/2017 4:40:00 PM

Howard County News


Howard County - Baltimore Sun

Throughout the area, there are dozens of local nonprofit groups who are committed to serving those in need. These groups can always use our help. Below is a listing of local helping organizations seeking donations of either money or items, or both. In this season of giving and Thanksgiving, please...

11/23/2017 5:00:00 AM

Wilde Lake’s Slayton House turned into a gathering spot on Tuesday night, as families joined together for a Thanksgiving dinner hosted by the Oneness Center for Spiritual Living.

With kids racing around the room, parents laughing and music playing, the dinner felt like the true sense of a family...

11/22/2017 8:25:00 AM

Jason Barnes was knocked off his feet by the July 2016 flash flood that nearly destroyed historic Main Street in Ellicott City.

The owner of All Time Toys was washed down the street by swiftly moving waters. He not only managed to rescue himself, but locked arms with bystanders to pluck a woman...

11/19/2017 3:15:00 PM

When Tenney Mason retired from a career of photojournalism, he made a promise to himself to take a photo every day. After a few months, he realized he had a folder of photos on his computer that no one, including himself, ever saw. That was when his daughter introduced him to Instagram, a photo-sharing...

11/21/2017 7:00:00 AM

Howard County police say they arrested two men Friday in Elkridge along Route 1 for allegedly trading drugs for sex with a 21-year-old woman.

Leroy Robinson, 34, and William Wyatt, 18, both from Baltimore City, were arrested around 1 a.m. on Nov. 17. Police said both men are being held without...

11/21/2017 1:20:00 PM