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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.



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 ...



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 ...



"Serial" creator, Sarah Koenig is coming to Annapolis for an on stage conversation at Maryland Hall  Eye On Annapolis

Sarah Koenig put podcasting into the mainstream! Come spend an engaging evening with Koenig, the co-creator and host of SeriaI – the most listened to ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Doing the classroom shuffle at Woodlawn High during renovations  Baltimore Sun

Some students at Woodlawn High School are attending classes in a dozen trailers this fall as work continues on a $39 million remodeling that will, among other ...



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.



Woodlawn High's early college program preparation kicks off  Baltimore Sun

Preparations for the first-ever Early College Program at Woodlawn High School kicked off last week for county students who will work to earn their diplomas and.



Maryland court reinstates Adnan Syed’s murder conviction  The Washington Post

Maryland's highest court ruled Friday to reinstate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed from nearly two decades ago, a blow to those who hoped he would get a ...



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 ...



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.



Student stabbed outside Woodlawn High School  WBAL Baltimore

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



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 ...



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

At Woodlawn High School in suburban Baltimore County, one of the greatest challenges confronting educators is just getting students to show up. Foster care ...



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 ...



Police Looking For Missing Baltimore County Teen  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County police are looking for missing teen, 15-year-old Lanya Barber. Barber was last seen at Woodlawn High School on ...



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.”



Video: Former NFL player, Woodlawn HS star dies  WBAL Baltimore

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Pedestrian bridge near Woodlawn High, library branch to be rebuilt  Baltimore Sun

A pedestrian bridge connecting Dogwood Road to Woodlawn High School and the neighboring Woodlawn Library that was closed in 2014 will be rebuilt this ...



Adnan Syed, of ‘Serial’ podcast, asks Maryland high court to reconsider decision refusing him a new trial  Canon City Daily Record

BALTIMORE — The defense attorney for Adnan Syed has asked Maryland's highest court to reconsider its decision to reject a new trial for the prisoner featured ...



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.



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

Faced with another legal defeat, a defense attorney for Adnan Syed says he will take to the U.S. Supreme Court his fight to free the subject of the hit podcast ...



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 ...



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” ...



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 ...



‘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.



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. Due to ...



Hopkins study: Baltimore students who commute through crime-ridden neighborhoods more likely to miss school  Baltimore Sun

When students must walk through crime-ridden streets on their way to school in Baltimore, it's more likely that they will be absent, according to a new study from ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

For the first time, the people who knew and nurtured Adnan, Jay, Hae, and Stephanie share their thoughts.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Defense team of Adnan Syed to defend ruling for new trial before Maryland State Court of Appeals  WBAL Baltimore

This week, the defense team for Adnan Syed returns to court, going before the Maryland State Court of Appeals to defend a previous ruling that their client ...



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.



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 ...



Does Maryland really have the highest rate of chronically absent students in the U.S.?  Baltimore Sun

A new report ranks Maryland as having the highest rate of chronic student absence in the nation. But is it right? Could 29 percent of Maryland students have ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Maryland's rate of student chronic absence isn't as bad as first reported  Baltimore Sun

Maryland doesn't have the highest rate of student chronic absence in the nation as reported by Attendance Work in September. Turns out we're 10th in the ...



Baltimore County Council chairman's vocal support for interim school superintendent Verletta White rankles some  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County school board plans to hold a public hearing on Tuesday seeking input on what qualities are needed in a new school superintendent.



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 ...



2018 general election in Maryland  Baltimore Sun

No coattails: Maryland voters backed Republican Gov. Hogan, but also showed their disdain for Trump. Doug Donovan and Michael Dresser. Republican ...



Results in Baltimore County's District 42 races indicate a split electorate  Baltimore Sun

Races for four seats in Maryland Legislative District 42, which stretches from Towson to northern Baltimore County, saw split results on election night. The district ...



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 ...



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 ...



What you should know about Verletta White, who's still the interim Baltimore County schools superintendent  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County school board voted last month to make Verletta White the school system's permanent superintendent. But on Wednesday, the state ...



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.



State's attorneys seek to stop new trial for Adnan Syed  WBAL Baltimore

Nearly two dozen lead prosecutors in Maryland have lined up to oppose a new trial for Adnan Syed, the Baltimore County man at the center of the popular 2014 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of profiles of Democratic candidates for governor. At a recent forum in Baltimore, Krish Vignarajah was the last ...



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 ...



Enough Fentanyl To Kill 1M People Seized In MD | Patch PM  Edgewater, MD Patch

Top Stories To Read Tonight From Maryland Patches - Edgewater-Davidsonville, MD - Massive drug seizure | 'Serial' subject loses appeal | Stealing from wrong ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Baltimore schools punish black girls more frequently, study finds  Baltimore Sun

Black girls in the Baltimore City public schools are more likely than other girls to be punished for speaking out in school, defying authority and causing ...



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

Ebonie Allen woke up her daughters Tuesday morning by singing her special first-day-of-school song. She kept on chanting — “School's in session, school's in ...



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.



'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 ...



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.



‘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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Serial: the key locations in the murder mystery podcast – in pictures  The Guardian

Serial takes place against the backdrop of Baltimore County, on the outskirts of the city. But what do the places look like, these backdrops against which the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak about Afrofuturism at Baltimore Museum of Art  Baltimore Sun

Author, activist and Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates will be at the Baltimore Museum of Art on May 17 to talk about Afrofuturism — the intersection of African ...



Krishanti Vignarajah Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate - Krishanti Vignarajah Wants to be First Woman Governor in Maryland  MarieClaire.com

Meet Krishanti Vignarajah, a member of the Obama administration and the first woman to run for governor in the state of Maryland ever.



Harry E. Buchheister Jr., veteran Baltimore County public schools educator  Baltimore Sun

Harry E. Buchheister Jr., former longtime principal at Lansdowne High School, died Friday of kidney failure at the Hospice of the Chesapeake. He was 90.



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 ...



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' brings healing to Syed family  Baltimore Sun

The home that had once been a lonely refuge for a family was buzzing with activity again this week. Another reporter had just left down the concrete steps after ...



Democrat Krish Vignarajah enters race for Maryland governor  Baltimore Sun

Krish Vignarajah, a former policy director for First Lady Michelle Obama, is the latest Democrat to join Maryland's gubernatorial race. Vignarajah said ...



Judge denies 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed's release on bail  Los Angeles Times

A Baltimore Circuit Court judge on Wednesday denied Adnan Syed's request for release on bail pending his appeal, which could take years, his attorney said.



Meet the modern guidance counselor  Marketplace.org

Lattimore, now a sophomore at Emory University in Atlanta, is a first-generation college student. “I was actually fortunate to have a teacher who sat down with me ...



Running For Baltimore's Top Prosecutor: Can This Sri Lankan American Lawyer Fix America's Deadliest City?  Forbes Now

This is the first in a series of articles showcasing the Indian and South Asian American diaspora across the United States. In a banner year for South Asian ...



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 ...



Maryland sees four-year increase in graduation rate  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's high school graduation rate increased for the fourth year in a row with just over 86 percent of high school students earning their diploma on time this ...



2018 Voter's Guide: Maryland Governor's race - Education  WBAL Baltimore

WBALTV.com presents the 2018 voter's guide on the issues in the race for Maryland governor. These are the candidates' responses to improving education in ...



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, ...



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