| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Mark Keppel Elementary students tried on 20-pound bulletproof vests, got a close look at rifles and climbed in a police car during an assembly to celebrate Red Ribbon Week.
On Monday afternoon, eight U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents showed...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida is hobbled and hunted, too busy surviving for the moment to carry out another Sept. 11-style attack on U.S. soil.
But the terrorist network dreams still of payback,...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Six candidates are running for two open seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education.
Voters may cast ballots for no more than two candidates. The two top vote-getters will win seats.
While each of the five board members represent a magisterial...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:29 PM
HOLTVILLE – Marcy Bingham has been coming to the Halloween carnival at Emmett S. Finley Elementary School, ever since she was a little girl.
Now as an adult, Bingham is happy she can bring her own children to the event.
“It’s just sort...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:48 AM
Laughter, smiles and the aroma of sweets filled T.L. Waggoner Elementary School in Imperial on Saturday evening, as the community came together for the Western Round-Up School Carnival.
The carnival offered numerous Western-themed attractions like booths...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Baltimore's top leadership called on the school system Monday to tighten oversight of its expenditures after a Baltimore Sun investigation found central office staff spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on items such as a $7,300 office...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Automated speed cameras, installed around area schools three years ago with the goal of punishing dangerous drivers and making the streets safer for children, have caught hundreds of school buses speeding near the schools they serve, often with children...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:51 AM
The Anne Arundel County school board on Wednesday took its first step in considering plans proposed by Superintendent Kevin Maxwell to address the district’s capital improvement and maintenance concerns.
Maxwell presented his $240 million capital...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Baltimore City educators are planning to rally in solidarity with their Chicago Public Schools counterparts, who made national news Monday by executing their first teacher strike in 25 years.
About 25,000 Chicago unionized educators fulfilled their vow...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The parent organization of Memorial Hospital of South Bend and Elkhart General Hospital finally has a name: Beacon Health System.
“What excites us about the Beacon Health System name and logo is that it represents light,” said Phil Newbold,...