| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
Gladden, 15, had told...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A 14-year-old has been charged as an adult in the death of his 7-month old sister, who was found unresponsive inside a White Oak apartment Friday, according to Montgomery County police.
Police said Larissa Yanes was found unresponsive by her mother,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot.
As teens spilled out of the cafeteria, he drew his service weapon with one hand and...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Members of the Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $3.7 million on school safety equipment, including cameras, improved electronic entry systems and a new visitor ID system.
County police, county officials and school leaders proposed...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will rule next week on whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting, will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
In a separate court...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Cameras that stream live to police stations and patrol cars, new entry systems in all schools and a state-of-the-art visitor identification system are part of a $3.7 million plan unveiled Tuesday to improve security in Baltimore County public schools....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Twenty-two outstanding educators from area schools were honored at a dinner Jan. 10 by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce, which honors teachers as part of their annual awards and installation dinner,.
Superintendent of Baltimore County Public...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A Texas judge has ruled that a student's religious freedom is not violated by her high school's requirement that all students wear ID cards with embedded chips.
Her claim — that the ID card bore "the mark of the beast" referenced in the Book of...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Regarding letter writer Bruce R. Knauff's complaint that coverage of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' retirement has been excessive, every debate has two sides ("Enough about Ray Lewis," Jan. 8).
Mr. Knauff suggested that The Sun would better serve its...