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WHS Class of 1982 will hold its 30 Year Reunion on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie. For more information contact David Parry
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Owings Mills, Woodlawn HS Finalists In Ravens Football Contest  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Vote For Ravens To Come To Local HS Football Games - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - The Owings Mills Eagles and Woodlawn Warriors are in the running ...



Owings Mills, Woodlawn Football To See Ravens At One Home Game  Owings Mills, MD Patch

2 Local High Schools Win Ravens Contest - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - The Owings Mills Eagles and Woodlawn Warriors will each host a Ravens RISE ...



For this former NFL player’s foundation, a new focus on empowering Baltimore’s young women  Baltimore Sun

The Joel Gamble foundation hosts training sessions, football camps and mentoring programs for kids in Baltimore.



Person with weapon found at Woodlawn High School  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - The principal of Baltimore County's Woodlawn High School said someone was found with a weapon at the school. In a letter sent to ...



Student found with weapon at Woodlawn High  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - A student was found with a weapon at Baltimore County's Woodlawn High School today, according to a letter sent to the school ...



Adnan Syed’s lawyer asks Supreme Court to take up ‘Serial’ case  Baltimore Sun

Attorneys for Adnan Syed, the subject of the “Serial” podcast, are asking the Supreme Court to reverse a state court ruling and grant Syed a new trial.



M. Craig Simonsen | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

TAYLORS ISLAND — M. Craig Simonsen, 68, of Taylors Island passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home. He was born in Baltimore on February ...



Serial Appeal, Baby Abandoned, Beach Not Private | Top MD News  Perry Hall, MD Patch

Top MD News: Best Public Schools, Serial Appeal - Perry Hall, MD - Top news from MD Patches, including "Serial" appeal, $138 sandwich, deadly butt injection, ...



Fight involving pepper spray breaks out inside Woodlawn High School; 2 students arrested  Baltimore Sun

Two Baltimore County students were arrested Tuesday morning after a fight broke out inside Woodlawn High School, police said. One of the students involved ...



Missing teenager last seen Oct. 12 at Woodlawn HS  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore County police are asking for the public's help to find a teenager last seen Oct. 12 at Woodlawn High School.



Doing the classroom shuffle at Woodlawn High during renovations  Baltimore Sun

Officials had a ceremony Nov. 27 to mark a $39 million Woodlawn High School renovation.



Surprise! Woodlawn High Football Team Whisked Away By Ravens  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Ravens Surprise Woodlawn HS Football Players - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - The Baltimore Ravens gave the Woodlawn High School Warriors football ...



Threat At Woodlawn High School Follows Knife Incident: Reports  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Knife Confiscated, Threat Made At Woodlawn: Report - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - Police have responded to at least two incidents in two days at ...



Baltimore County Public Schools works to improve air conditioning in buildings  WBAL TV Baltimore

Baltimore County is making good on its promise to equip more schools with air conditioning.



Student stabbed outside Woodlawn High School  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing at Woodlawn High School.



Student found with knife at Woodlawn High School  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - A student faced disciplinary action after being found with a knife at Woodlawn High School on Tuesday.A letter sent to parents from ...



Baltimore County police continue to search for 15-year-old teen who has been missing since October  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Police are continuing to search for 15-year-old Lanya Barber, who was last seen at Woodlawn High School Oct. 12.



Should SCOTUS Hear Case On Adnan Syed? Family, Attorney Discuss Last Hope In Emotional WJZ Interview  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The trial of Adnan Syed is one of Maryland's most known cases, gaining international attention after he became the subject of the Serial ...



Planning group consensus on Johnnycake Elementary would affect 75 students  Baltimore Sun

The planning group dealing with overcrowding at Johnnycake Elementary School has chosen Option 4 to address the matter.



‘Serial’ Podcast Raising New Doubts On Woodlawn High School Murder Case From 1999  CBS Local

WOODLAWN, Md. (WJZ)—One of the most popular podcasts in world is raising new questions about a Baltimore County murder case from 15 years ago.



Several students pepper-sprayed at Woodlawn High School  WBAL Baltimore

Two teenage girls are facing charges in connection with a fight in which several students were overcome with pepper spray at a Woodlawn High School, police ...



Watch the trailer for HBO's 'The Case Against Adnan Syed' documentary  Baltimore Sun

HBO on Tuesday released a trailer for its new four-part documentary, “The Case Against Adnan Syed.”



Woodlawn Teen Under Arrest In Videotaped School Beating  CBS Local

WOODLAWN, Md. (WJZ) — YouTube fights are all too common these days but now one Baltimore County student is in trouble with the law after an assault was ...



Dear President Donald Trump, let me tell you about my ex-boss Elijah Cummings  USA TODAY

He goes home to Baltimore every night. He is the same person on camera and off. And everyone knows his cellphone number, you should call him and talk.



HBO Sets March Premiere Date For ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ Documentary  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — HBO has officially set a release date for its new mini-documentary series “The Case Against Adnan Syed,”. The “Serial” subject's ...



HBO finale reveals Adnan Syed had been offered a recent plea deal in murder case featured in 'Serial' podcast  Baltimore Sun

In the finale of an HBO series examining the murder case against Adnan Syed, state prosecutors offer the famous prisoner a plea deal after nearly 20 years ...



Case of 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed heads to Maryland's highest court Thursday. Here's what you need to know.  Baltimore Sun

The case of Adnan Syed, the subject of the wildly popular "Serial" podcast, heads to Maryland's highest court on Thursday, where judges will hear arguments on ...



'I Am': Teens share stories of race and identity in Woodlawn Library media workshop  Baltimore Sun

"Youth Speak Out," a three-week workshop put on by nonprofit Wide Angle Media, was held at the Woodlawn Library in February to give about a dozen young ...



Woodlawn, Maryland: Scenes from 'Serial'  Baltimore Sun

The nationally syndicated radio program "This American Life" is revisiting Adnan Syed's case as part of a new podcast series called "Serial." Sarah Koenig, a ...



Adnan Syed case: Supreme Court extension offers hint at possible appeal strategy for 'Serial' subject  Baltimore Sun

The Supreme Court is giving Adnan Syed's attorney another month to appeal the refusal by Maryland's highest court to grant a new trial to the "Serial" subject.



Adnan Syed case: Maryland high court reinstates 'Serial' subject's conviction  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's highest court has determined that Adnan Syed does not deserve a new trial, reversing the opinion of a lower appellate court and reinstating Syed's ...



Juvenile almost hit by car after fight at Woodlawn H.S.  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - A fight on the grounds of Woodlawn High School led to someone driving a vehicle toward a juvenile Thursday, reported Baltimore ...



After 'Serial' podcast, prosecutors tested DNA evidence in Adnan Syed case. Here's what they found  Baltimore Sun

The HBO series examining the now-famous murder case against Adnan Syed left legions of fans in suspense this week at the hint of unknown DNA evidence.



Nearly 1 in 5 Maryland students is chronically absent. At some schools, the rate is more than 75 percent  Baltimore Sun

Nearly one in five Maryland students is chronically absent. Federico Adams, principal of William Pinderhuges Elementary-Middle School, discusses some of the ...



Four ways HBO's Adnan Syed series goes beyond 'Serial'  Baltimore Sun

HBO's Adnan Syed series isn't just "Serial" redux. Here are four ways it goes beyond the podcast.



'We're all still standing': Verletta White defiant in Baltimore County State of the Schools speech  Baltimore Sun

In the annual Baltimore County State of the Schools speech Wednesday, interim Superintendent Verletta White made clear she knows her administration has its ...



Defense Asks Court To Reconsider Decision In ‘Serial’ Subject Adnan Syed’s Ruling  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — The defense attorney for Adnan Syed, a Baltimore County man whose murder conviction is chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial” and an ...



'Serial' subject Adnan Syed's attorney: 'We will petition to the Supreme Court'  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's Court of Appeals will not reconsider the decision to refuse a new murder trial to the star of the “Serial” podcast, Adnan Syed.



Reporter sues Baltimore City Circuit Court administrative judge over denial of audio recording of proceedings  Baltimore Sun

A journalist who has reported on the deaths of Freddie Gray and Detective Sean Suiter has sued after being denied a copy of an audio recording of a hearing.



BCPS program allows students to earn college degree before graduation  WBAL Baltimore

A select group of Baltimore County 14- and 15-year-olds already have their sights set on college degrees.



Baltimore man implicated in vigilante war on drug dealers acquitted on some charges, found guilty of others  Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore jury delivered a mixed verdict Friday in the murder trial for Mausean Carter, who the state argued had waged a vigilante war on drug dealers and ...



SERIAL EXCLUSIVE: The Teachers of Woodlawn High Speak Out  New York Observer

The Serial podcast about the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee has been heard and debated by millions, yet there are still untold stories and perspectives from ...



Years after murder, hope dims and stigma remains  Baltimore Sun

Nearly 15 years ago, a jury convicted Adnan Syed in the strangling of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee — a crime that shattered two families. The teens were ...



Former Woodlawn High School Standout, Ex-NFL Safety Dead At 39  WBAL Radio

Keion Carpenter, a former Woodlawn High School standout and ex-NFL safety, has died at the age of 39 in Miami, Florida at Jackson South Community Hospital ...



Former Obama advisor and Baltimore Co. resident to run for MD governor  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Gaithersburg-based Krish Vignarajah, who grew up in Baltimore County, officially announced Tuesday she hopes to be the first female ...



Who is Adnan Syed? Here's what you need to know about the case chronicled by 'Serial' podcast  Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed, the subject of the wildly popular "Serial" podcast, is a former Baltimore student who was charged in the killing of his high school girlfriend Hae Min ...



Father of skateboarder killed by Baltimore County patrol car demands answers  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE CO., MD (WBFF) — Willis Williams wants answers. He also wants to speak with the officer involved in the crash that killed his son. In an interview at ...



Attorneys argue case of 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed in Maryland's highest court  Baltimore Sun

With Adnan Syed's family and friends in the courtroom, attorneys argued before Maryland's highest court Thursday about whether his murder conviction ...



Video surfaces of teen's arrest in Woodlawn, actions of 2 officers under review  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) -- The force used by two Baltimore County police officers is under review by the department, after video of an arrest surfaced online.



Verletta White named BCPS superintendent  nottinghammd.com

The Baltimore County Board of Education voted on Tuesday to offer a four-year contract to Verletta White to serve as the permanent superintendent. White had ...



Baltimore's 'early college' high school lets students earn associate's degree  Baltimore Sun

Like thousands of high school seniors throughout the region, Anthony Lloyd is about to get his high school diploma. But when the 18-year-old Baltimore student ...



Adnan Syed Case To Go To Supreme Court: Serial Case Continues  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Adnan Syed Case To Go To Supreme Court - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - The Baltimore County man serving a life sentence for the murder of his ...



Fact-checking some claims made on the campaign trail in Baltimore County  Baltimore Sun

During the campaign for Baltimore County executive, candidates Al Redmer Jr. and Johnny Olszewski Jr. both have repeated several assertions about how the ...



Lack of A/C forces some schools to delay start, others dismiss early  WBAL Baltimore

Ten Baltimore County public schools won't be open on the first day of school Tuesday.



Maryland's highest court to weigh in on Syed case  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's highest court has agreed to consider whether to reinstate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, the subject of the immensely popular “Serial” ...



Missing In Maryland: 9 People Have Disappeared  Baltimore, MD Patch

MARYLAND — Multiple people have been reported missing across Maryland in recent weeks, from age 15 to 69. If you have information, please call 911 or the ...



New interim schools superintendent in Baltimore County wants job permanently  Baltimore Sun

Hours after she was named Baltimore County's interim schools superintendent, Verletta White wanted to make one thing clear: She wants the job on a ...



CURE Scholars See Higher Education on the Horizon  UMB News

On a cold Saturday in January with snow in the forecast, 22 CURE Scholars braved the frigid air to tour the campus of Coppin State University in Baltimore.



Magnet process underway at county schools | Spotlight  Dundalk Eagle

Though the school year just began, the process is already underway for students hoping to gain admission to a Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) magnet ...



Court reopens appeal of Adnan Syed, subject of "Serial" podcast  Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed, the incarcerated subject of the popular podcast "Serial," will get another shot at overturning his murder conviction and life sentence after a court ...



Two former classmates dispute account of alibi witness for 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed  Los Angeles Times

More than a decade after the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose guilt or innocence became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," two former high ...



High school graduation rates increase across the state  Baltimore Sun

High school graduation rates have continued to increase across the state, including among African American students who still fall behind their white and Asian ...



Watch hearing for 'Serial' podcast's Adnan Syed online Thursday morning  The News Journal

Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was tossed out after becoming the subject of the hit podcast "Serial," is before Maryland's highest court this week.



Father raises concern about son's arrest in Baltimore County after video surfaces  Baltimore Sun

The father of a Woodlawn High student said Baltimore County police used excessive force when they handcuffed his son while responding to a fight ...



Clyde W. 'C.W.' Phillips, a Vietnam War veteran and seasoned Amtrak locomotive engineer, dies  Baltimore Sun

Clyde W. “C.W.” Phillips, a Vietnam War veteran who later became a seasoned Amtrak locomotive engineer, died Sept. 30 from a heart attack at his home in ...



Missing In Maryland: 13 People Have Disappeared  Bel Air, MD Patch

Have You Seen Them? 14 Missing Persons In Maryland - Bel Air, MD - Do you recognize any of these people? They have all been reported missing in the past ...



SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Heat Closes Schools In Baltimore Co. and Baltimore City  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Public Schools will close 10 schools tomorrow due to excessive heat, according to the BCPS chief of staff. The following ...



Which Baltimore-area high schools have the best SAT scores? Find out here.  Baltimore Business Journal

Howard County has some of the highest schools, while city schools rank near the bottom.



Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69  Baltimore Sun

Walter Amprey, former Baltimore schools superintendent who served from 1991 to 1997, died of complications of a heart transplant Tuesday afternoon at the ...



Adnan Syed case: Prosecutors ask Maryland's highest court to reverse ruling of new trial for 'Serial' subject  Baltimore Sun

Prosecutors are asking Maryland's highest court to reverse a ruling that grants a new trial to “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed in the 1999 murder of his ...



John W. Bereska, former Hereford High School principal  Baltimore Sun

John W. Bereska, former principal of Hereford high School, died Friday from prostate cancer at his Cockeysville home. He was 66.



Candidates running for a seat on Baltimore County's first elected school board  Baltimore Sun

Twenty two candidates for school board on the ballot in Baltimore County.



Slain teen remembered as joyful, 'full of love'; Students, teachers gather at Woodlawn to honor Hae Min Lee  Baltimore Sun

The bittersweet lilt of a clarinet ushered a stream of students and teachers into the Woodlawn High School gymnasium. Here, in the roll-out bleachers that are ...



Woman found dead in Catonsville park remained missing for 3 weeks  Baltimore Sun

Deborah Addison called police so often when her foster daughter, Carlita Coleman, didn't make curfew that officers at the Woodlawn Precinct began to know her ...



Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed  Baltimore Sun

Too often, unprepared students in Advanced Placement flounder in the rigorous classes or they are awarded As and Bs in the courses and then fail the AP ...



Baltimore County School Board names interim superintendent  Fox Baltimore

TOWSON, Md. (WBFF) -- Verletta White, Baltimore County's Chief Academic Officer has been chosen as the interim school superintendent for the next year.



Conviction vacated, new trial granted for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'  Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore judge ordered a new trial Thursday for Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of killing his ex-girlfriend in 1999, a new chapter in a two-decade-old case ...



The Life And Legacy Of Keion Carpenter  Press Box

Baltimore native Keion Carpenter impacted his hometown in profound ways, and those who worked closest with him plan to ensure his good work, and his good ...



Profile: Thiru Vignarajah running for Baltimore City state's attorney  WBAL Baltimore

Democrat Thiru Vignarajah is one of two attorneys challenging incumbent Marilyn Mosby in the primary for Baltimore City state's attorney.



Baltimore County District 1 council and school board races takes shape  Baltimore Sun

In the wake of Tuesday night's deadline to file candidacy for the 2018 elections, Baltimore County District 1 constituents are getting a look at what the ballot will ...



First day of school in the Baltimore area: 'It’s great to be back'  Baltimore Sun

Officials kicked off the school day at Frederick Elementary School.



'Serial' podcast reinvigorates 1999 teen murder case  WBAL Baltimore

A popular podcast that's becoming a cultural phenomenon is bringing attention to a 15-year-old murder case in Baltimore County. The podcast, called "Serial," is ...



Baltimore County parents argue for new schools, not renovations  Baltimore Sun

At some high schools in Baltimore County, students have lived for more than a decade with cracking floors, bursting pipes, and cramped classrooms without air ...



‘Serial’ Murder Victim’s Friend Says Adnan Syed’s Alibi ‘Unreliable’  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Never-before-seen testimony could decide whether an accused killer walks free or spends the rest of his life behind bars. Just weeks ago ...



Adnan Syed, of 'Serial,' returns to court Wednesday  Baltimore Sun

Sixteen years after he was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison, Adnan Syed will return to court in Baltimore on Wednesday.



Democrat Krish Vignarajah says it's time for a woman to be Maryland's governor  Baltimore Sun

Democrat and first time candidate Krish Vignarajah pitches herself as the woman best position to become Maryland's first female governor.



Election Day 2018: Live coverage from Maryland polls  Baltimore Sun

Marylanders will vote Tuesday in elections for governor, comptroller, attorney general, U.S. Senator, all eight seats in the House of Representatives and all 188 ...



Adnan Syed asks court to reopen hearings  Baltimore Sun

The attorney for Adnan Syed, the subject of the "Serial" podcast, filed a petition Tuesday requesting that Baltimore Circuit Court reopen post-conviction ...



Maryland prosecutors oppose ruling that overturned 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed's conviction  Baltimore Sun

State's attorneys from across Maryland have filed an amicus brief opposing the new trial ruling for "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed, arguing the outsize ...



Adnan Syed Case Stalled for at Least Another Year  Rolling Stone

It's been two years since Serial subject Adnan Syed was granted a new trial, but his case will remain in limbo – and he'll remain in prison – for another year.



Change in police records makes 2017 Baltimore's deadliest year since 1993  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore police have removed two killings from their list of homicides from 2015. The change means that 2017 is now the city's deadliest year since 1993, and ...



Retired Baltimore surveyor retraces steps of 'Serial' murder investigation  Baltimore Sun

Seventeen years after being called into the investigation of Hae Min Lee's murder, Phillip Buddemeyer still remembers the exact spot where she was found, ...



Arguments In Adnan Syed Appeal To Be Heard June 1  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – An appeals court will hear arguments in the case of the Baltimore County man who was the focus of the popular podcast “Serial”.



Alonzo Cox, 16, Viciously Assaulted by Baltimore County PD, Lives to Tell the Tale  The Root

The actions of two Baltimore County police officers are now under review after they were captured on video last week violently detaining a 16-year-old child who ...



Democrat Krish Vignarajah enters race for Maryland governor  Baltimore Sun

Another Democrat is joining Maryland's gubernatorial race, former State Department official Krish Vignarajah of Montgomery County.



McCormick Announces 79th Annual Unsung Heroes Awards Banquet...  PRNewswire

HUNT VALLEY, Md., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today announced that Lori Sue ...



State: 'Serial' murder case should not be reopened  Baltimore Sun

The State of Maryland has recommended that a judge deny Adnan Syed's latest request for an appeal, saying that the subject of the popular "Serial" podcast.



A Baltimore policeman retires as a 'good guy' after 45 years on the force  Baltimore Sun

More than 100 people — including lots of cops and a few Baltimore bigwigs — had gathered to honor Det. Sgt. Norman Meads Jr., a highly-regarded drug ...



BB Gun Prompted Lockdown At Randallstown High: Report  Patch.com

BB Gun Locked Down Randallstown HS: Report - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - A fight involving a weapon at Randallstown High School reportedly led to a ...



'Serial' case: Adnan Syed hearing wraps up  Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," had his day in court — five of them, to be exact. Now, it's up to a judge to determine whether the man ...



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