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Gretzky backs NHL concussion spotter program
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:36:25 -0500
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wayne Gretzky applauded the use of centralized concussion spotters as part of the NHL's effort to better protect players.

Lutherville fire company continues long tradition of Santa visits
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:36:17 PST
Members of the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company drove south of their home territory and into Towson Wednesday night, as they do on a regular basis when responding to fires and other emergencies.The three firemen in a 30-and-a-half-foot-long engine pulled up to the corner of Yorktowne Drive and...

Maryland lawmakers call for uniform police standards on rape kits
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:18:34 PST
State lawmakers are calling for new standards in the way police departments maintain evidence in sexual assault cases, saying authorities need to assure victims that evidence will not be destroyed.Some legislators said they were outraged by the findings of a recent Baltimore Sun investigation on...

Lions spread the wealth in victory over Patriots
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:15:00 -0500
After Friday’s game, Walkersville girls basketball players Megan Allen and Eve Bernardoni wore gold shirts commemorating their school’s football team, which will play for a state title tonight.

Timonium church volunteer charged with sexual abuse
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:33:11 PST
A volunteer at a Timonium church has been charged with sexually abusing a girl there, and Baltimore County police say he has held a string of other positions working with children.Terrence Shondry Smalls, 26, of Cockeysville is accused of abusing a 4-year-old girl during a Sunday morning Mass on...

Analysis: Most troubling is Russia’s reaction to scandal
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:44:08 -0500
Troubling as the details of the McLaren Report were, a news item out of Russia earlier this week was equally so. The new chair of the country's "revamped" anti-doping agency will be Yelena Isinbayeva, the pole vault great who has…

Column: Clean Olympians deserve a proper medal ceremony
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:33 -0500
Adam Nelson received his Olympic gold medal in the food court at Atlanta's airport.

Is 300 homicides in Baltimore the ‘new normal’?
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:16:08 PST
Three years ago, city police placed steel barricades and a 24-hour command center at the entrance to the 900 block of Bennett Place in West Baltimore. They acted after three men were killed there in a span of several months.On the same block this week, three people were shot to death in one night....

Annual Delaney Dinner held at Mount St. Mary’s
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:30:00 -0500
The 13th annual Delaney Dinner and Lecture Series hosted by the Criminal Justice Student Association was held at Mount St. Mary’s University, in Emmitsburg, on Oct. 26.

Eric Bledsoe scores 30, Suns hold off Lakers 119-115
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:22:43 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not even Lou Williams' latest party-crashing performance could ruin Eric Bledsoe's birthday festivities with the Phoenix Suns.

Blazers’ Myers proves scary for Knights
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:57:00 -0500
With big man Connor Michael saddled on the bench with two fouls midway through the first half, Clear Spring needed a new source of offense.

General Assembly leaders predict ‘tough’ budget cuts
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:39:15 PST
Top state lawmakers predicted tough budget cuts Friday and said the Trump administration creates uncertainty about Maryland's economic future.Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch promised that an expected budget gap of roughly $400 million would not be closed...

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