| May 24, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The police report describes what appears to be a serious crime — a youth mob rushes a downtown 7-Eleven to capitalize on a free Slurpee promotion, steals candy, punches the store owner and possibly takes an envelope from his pocket filled with $6,...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
North Hagerstown’s mixed doubles team of Max Ober and Mollie Johnson survived a scare on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Maryland Region I Tennis Tournament.
They made sure there were no frightening moments on Saturday, playing superbly in the...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Two Bulldog Federal Credit Union members recently were awarded $500 scholarships by David Barrett, credit union president and chairman of the scholarship committee.
The winners are North Hagerstown High School’s Erika D. Kline and South Hagerstown...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Northwestern and Illinois won’t have to hit Tobacco Road for their 2012 Big Ten-ACC Challenge games.
They won’t even have to leave campus. Maryland will visit Evanston to play Northwestern on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and Georgia Tech will face...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Students and teachers from across Maryland gave up a Saturday for their love of physics at the annual Physics Olympics at the University of Maryland in College Park.
On April 21, three teams from Washington County Public Schools competed in the event,...
| May 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It was plain to see that the mild winter and warm spring had flowers and trees blooming ahead of schedule in March and April. Less easy to see are the ticks and other insects that came with them – unless you’re swatting them away.
| May 11, 2012
| 3:34 PM
For the past five years, news anchors at Baltimore's Fox affiliate have partnered with city police to hunt down fugitives. The segments, aired on the last Friday of every month, were more telethon than ride-along, with mug shots, a brief description of...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Spring is a little showier around here these days, thanks to the efforts of plant specialists at the University of Maryland, College Park. The staff at UM's Arboretum and Botanical Garden have tracked down and rescued or preserved dozens of patches of an...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Brenda Brewington, an ecclesiastical administrator at St. Peter's Episcopal Church of Ellicott City who had taught earlier in its preschool, died Thursday in her office in a double shooting that also claimed a pastor's life. She was 59.
"Brenda had a...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
In a span of three years between 1973 and 1975, Maryland brought two national championships back to College Park. Since then, nothing.
If the Terps hope to end the drought, they will do so away from the friendly confines of Byrd Stadium. They will open...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Shippensburg University sent 1,095 newly minted college graduates out into the world at its undergraduate commencement Saturday before a packed crowd of parents, grandparents, siblings and friends at Seth Grove Stadium.
“I’m so proud of him,&...