Articles by Mary Gail Hare
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5:46 PM EST, November 30, 2012
Glenn Zior's neighbors in Mount Airy have never been bothered by lights flashing four hours every night and traffic filling the narrow street as car after car stops to watch and maybe leave a donation, he said.
6:00 AM EST, December 3, 2012
While some reporters shy away from holiday stories, I cheerfully dive right into those toy drives, festivals, Santa appearances, seasonal parades and concerts. But this year, I have written only two and am retiring before the real quest for all things Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa reaches a feverish pitch.
7:27 PM EST, November 29, 2012
If Harford County custodian Almerta Williams had a better pair of glasses, she might not have won $2 million from the Powerball lottery this week.
7:49 PM EST, November 28, 2012
A Holabird Middle School student was disciplined after an inoperable starter pistol was found in his locker Wednesday, Baltimore County schools officials said.
7:59 AM EST, November 30, 2012
An accident in White Marsh Thursday claimed the life of an Edgewood man and closed a portion of Pulaski Highway for several hours during the evening commute.
10:42 PM EST, November 27, 2012
Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating two fatal vehicle accidents since Monday, one in which a 22-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle and another in which a 77-year-old pedestrian was struck after stepping off a curb.
9:21 AM EST, November 29, 2012
A 51-year-old Edgewater woman remains in critical condition, after she ran into the road Wednesday and was struck by a pickup truck.
9:29 AM EST, November 26, 2012
The unidentified man shot multiple times in a Towson apartment Sunday died later that evening at Sinai Hospital.
8:36 AM EST, November 26, 2012
City police are investigating two separate homicides Sunday evening, one in the Barclay neighborhood on the east side and the other in Harlem Park on the west side.
5:09 PM EST, November 21, 2012
Superstorm Sandy has left the small town of Crisfield reeling from floods that destroyed homes and power outages that persist three weeks after the deluge. But the storm hasn't dampened the community spirit in this Eastern Shore enclave.
8:02 AM EST, November 28, 2012
A single-car accident Tuesday in Crownsville has claimed the life of a 22-year-old woman.
7:49 AM EST, November 26, 2012
Baltimore City firefighters battled a two-alarm fire early Monday that engulfed a home in the Northwest Community Action neighborhood.
2:23 PM EST, November 19, 2012
Anne Arundel police have released the identities of the three adults and the child killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles in Glen Burnie on Sunday afternoon.
8:01 AM EST, November 20, 2012
The Violent Crimes Division of the Baltimore County Police Department is seeking several unidentified suspects in a shooting Monday in Woodlawn.
4:36 PM EST, November 20, 2012
The George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology showed off its sophisticated building, stellar amenities and talented students during its official dedication Tuesday.
10:29 AM EST, November 19, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a Lothian man with attempted first-degree murder in the stabbing of a 50-year-old man with whom police say he was acquainted.
10:17 AM EST, November 19, 2012
An Annapolis man who police said was fleeing with a stolen vehicle was involved in a three-car pile-up Sunday that landed him first in the hospital and then in jail.
8:19 AM EST, November 19, 2012
The Essex man killed Sunday in Northwest Baltimore's Forest Park neighborhood may have been involved in an illicit drug deal, police said.
3:02 PM EST, November 17, 2012
When Justen Garrity left the Army for the business world, his five years as an officer, experienced in combat, engineering and leadership, mattered little to prospective employers.
4:51 PM EST, November 16, 2012
Madison Street reopened to traffic about 3 p.m. Friday, four days after a 30-inch pipe ruptured, causing parts of the roadway to buckle and sending water gushing down Guilford Avenue as well as the Fallsway. Businesses and institutions in a 12- to 14-block area either lost water altogether or saw pressure drop, including Mercy Medical Center, Our Daily Bread and Center Stage.
1:11 PM EST, November 16, 2012
A 26-year-old Timonium man died Friday in a traffic accident at a Towson intersection.
10:27 AM EST, November 16, 2012
A pedestrian, who police say was jaywalking on Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park Thursday night, died after being struck by a pickup truck.
1:25 PM EST, November 16, 2012
A head-on collision in northern Baltimore County Friday morning resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man and closed a section of Philadelphia Road in Kingsville for several hours.
12:47 PM EST, November 14, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 29-year-old homeless man with attempted murder.
2:33 PM EST, November 14, 2012
An unidentified Laurel Walmart employee was shot early Wednesday during what police said was a commercial armed robbery of the store.
10:51 PM EST, November 13, 2012
Five people were shot in two bursts of gunfire in Baltimore on Tuesday night, according to Baltimore police.
4:45 PM EST, November 15, 2012
Dr. Charles E. Rath Jr. and Charles Shyab both earned the Bronze Star for their valor in battle, but neither soldier collected his medal.
4:18 PM EST, November 12, 2012
For the second time in five days, the city is dealing with two sizable water main breaks that are disrupting service, snarling traffic and shedding light on Baltimore's aging infrastructure.
9:45 PM EST, November 13, 2012
City work crews have located, removed and replaced the old pipe that ruptured Monday and sent water cascading through several downtown streets, fully restoring service to the affected neighborhood.
9:26 AM EST, November 13, 2012
City police are investigating a double shooting Monday night in the Mondawmin neighborhood that has left a man and a woman hospitalized. Both victims are expected to survive, police said.
8:14 PM EST, November 12, 2012
For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the region's crumbling infrastructure.
8:50 AM EST, November 13, 2012
City police are investigating a fatal stabbing Monday in the Broadway East neighborhood.
10:33 PM EST, November 12, 2012
Two adults were shot in the Mondawmin neighborhood of West Baltimore on Monday night, according to city police.
3:55 PM EST, November 9, 2012
Two Army veterans, who tended to comrades injured in battle in wars that were more than two decades apart, received long overdue military honors Friday before an audience of family, friends and some 200 members of the Armed Forces at Fort Meade.
6:35 PM EST, November 9, 2012
Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, arrived unannounced at an animated gathering of soldiers and veterans at Perry Point Veterans Affairs Hospital in Cecil County.
11:57 AM EST, November 8, 2012
City police are searching for a car thief who took the wheel of an idling Ford Explorer Thursday morning in Northeast Baltimore and made off with the vehicle and its 7-year-old passenger.
10:51 AM EST, November 7, 2012
City police are investigating a shooting early Wednesday in the Dolfield neighborhood that has left a 36-year-old man hospitalized.
8:05 AM EST, November 9, 2012
A 26-year-old Pikesville man found shot to death Thursday in the Frankford neighborhood has been identified.
12:06 PM EST, November 7, 2012
Harford County reported three storm-related sewage spills last week during power outages at pumping stations at the height of Sandy, a hurricane turned tropical storm.
8:39 PM EDT, November 1, 2012
Shavon Carter arrived at the dentist's office Thursday morning with her five young sons and an orange bucket full of Halloween candy.
7:01 PM EST, November 8, 2012
Combustible materials stored too close to a furnace burst into flames and caused the October rowhouse fire that claimed five lives, Baltimore fire officials said Thursday.
11:34 AM EST, November 8, 2012
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street and North Avenue.
6:08 PM EST, November 6, 2012
More than 100 Baltimore firefighters battled a four-alarm fire Tuesday that routed residents from their homes, closed businesses and shut down several streets in Fells Point throughout the day.
4:01 PM EST, November 4, 2012
The numerous descendants of Henry Lightner may have inherited the mettle he displayed in battle when they set out to trace their roots, find his unmarked grave and after nearly 130 years honor him with a proper monument.
9:43 PM EDT, October 31, 2012
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
9:43 AM EDT, November 1, 2012
Two men were killed, two others were shot and a fifth man was stabbed on Halloween night in the city.
2:44 PM EST, November 4, 2012
Angelica Fagan, 8, has a crystal-clear memory of the shoebox full of gifts she received when she lived at a Philippine orphanage with her two younger brothers.
6:14 AM EDT, October 30, 2012
About two inches of rain are expected to fall on the soaked Baltimore region Tuesday morning, and sustained winds could topple more trees as Sandy plods north, forecasters said.
5:31 PM EDT, October 31, 2012
A 41-year-old Baltimore County man was shot and seriously wounded in the Johnston Square neighborhood early Tuesday evening, police said.
5:40 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
As Sandy pounds the mid-Atlantic coast Monday, the Baltimore region is bracing for gale-force winds and flooding.
4:27 PM EDT, October 28, 2012
They may be elderly, frail and dealing with debilitating memory loss, but a lively beat, noisy maracas and an enthusiastic instructor can get them dancing.
5:18 PM EDT, October 26, 2012
Instead of a traditional Halloween haunted house filled with fog and ghoulish scenes, an outreach ministry in East Baltimore is offering stark glimpses into real-life issues, messages of hope and firm promises of help. The images portrayed at Reality House can be as haunting as any in a tale of horror, mostly because they are based on actual situations.
7:25 PM EDT, October 25, 2012
Pop tunes blasted from loudspeakers into the cavernous warehouse at the Maryland Food Bank on Thursday, energizing about 300 volunteers filling 15,000 boxes with holiday staples for the needy.
10:45 AM EDT, October 31, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating the stabbing Tuesday evening of a 29-year-old man in Glen Burnie.
8:03 PM EDT, October 25, 2012
A collision Thursday morning in Elkridge claimed the lives of three men and closed Route 1 for several hours, police said.
8:13 AM EDT, October 22, 2012
An early morning two-alarm fire in South Baltimore sent five residents to an area hospital with minor injuries and severely damaged a rowhouse.
10:31 AM EDT, October 28, 2012
Landlocked in downtown Baltimore and unable to bear the weight of more floors, the Baltimore VA Medical Center has expanded inward.
5:08 PM EDT, October 22, 2012
When the Su family chose a burial plot two years ago, it had all the traditional elements valued in their native Taiwan. The site, protected by a hill, faced the sun in the south and overlooked a scenic lake at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.
7:54 AM EDT, October 19, 2012
City police were called to two area hospitals overnight Friday to investigate separate shootings that left victims with wounds that are not life threatening.
7:30 PM EDT, October 18, 2012
A little more than a week ago, little children filled the yard of the Northeast Baltimore home with playthings and laughter. Neighbors of the Denwood Avenue rowhouse recalled happy, friendly and smiling kids under the eye of an ever-watchful grandmother.
8:57 AM EDT, October 18, 2012
A deer darting across I-83 near Old York Road early Thursday caused a chain reaction crash that involved three tractor-trailers and halted traffic on the highway throughout the morning rush hour. All lanes were reopened by 9 a.m., according to Maryland State Police.
12:26 PM EDT, October 17, 2012
Sales at all three ReStore locations Saturday will support a Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake home under construction in Baltimore's Orchard Ridge community.
7:30 PM EDT, October 13, 2012
Erin Michael ran the relay race in the Baltimore Running Festival last year and saw a few disabled racers — but thought there could be more.
10:46 AM EDT, October 17, 2012
A collision Tuesday evening in Pasadena has left a 46-year-old motorcyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
5:49 PM EDT, October 13, 2012
The five victims of the fire that destroyed a Northeast Baltimore rowhouse Thursday will be memorialized together in a service Thursday.
7:14 PM EDT, October 10, 2012
Hundreds of Baltimore Orioles fans rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday, hoping their joyful noise would reach the team preparing to take on the Yankees in New York City in the third game of the American League Division Series.
8:08 AM EDT, October 9, 2012
An unidentified man shot in Northeast Baltimore Monday night died of gunshot wounds.
11:25 AM EDT, October 15, 2012
Teens at the Children's Home in Catonsville say they are recycling their lives and using art to illustrate their journey.
9:38 AM EDT, October 10, 2012
The League of Women Voters and the Towson branch of the Baltimore County Public Library have scheduled several discussions, starting Thursday, on referendums that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.
12:09 PM EDT, October 5, 2012
Baltimore County police have ruled a house fire in Towson Monday an arson and have also determined the residence in the 7000 block of Bellona Ave. was robbed.
8:29 AM EDT, October 12, 2012
Annapolis police have charged a 28-year-old city resident with assault in connection with a stabbing Thursday night.
8:25 AM EDT, October 12, 2012
A 51-year-old man who was shot multiple times as he entered his North Baltimore home Thursday died at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
7:52 PM EDT, October 11, 2012
When 19-year-old Roderick Goodman woke up in a smoke-filled bedroom early Thursday, his first instinct was to get out of the brick rowhouse where he lived with his grandparents and several other relatives.
11:11 AM EDT, October 5, 2012
A 35-year-old Crofton man is charged with drug possession and distribution and handgun offenses.
2:23 PM EDT, October 4, 2012
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Thursday announced $1.5 million in state matching grants to 22 government and nonprofit agencies across Maryland. The money will be used to promote projects that mark the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812.
4:29 PM EDT, October 10, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a teenager as an adult and are looking for four others in connection with a home invasion in Glen Burnie Tuesday.
6:23 PM EDT, October 9, 2012
While Fort McHenry's cannons blasted at schooners in the Baltimore harbor Tuesday, the voices of children from several city schools rose above the din. The young singers quivered a bit but stayed on key as they sang patriotic anthems.
9:15 AM EDT, October 12, 2012
City fire officials continue the investigation to determine the source and cause of the fire that claimed the lives of four children and their grandmother Thursday in Northeast Baltimore.
9:06 AM EDT, October 5, 2012
The pursuit and arrest of a burglary suspect disrupted dismissal at a Pasadena elementary school Thursday.
7:09 PM EDT, October 4, 2012
Four people were shot — including one by a city police officer — Wednesday night and Thursday morning in Baltimore, according to police.
4:08 PM EDT, October 7, 2012
Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House put out a call for help and ended up with a brigade of mattress movers.
4:55 PM EDT, October 3, 2012
Bargains fill the racks at the 45th annual Best Dressed Sale & Boutique this weekend in Baltimore. Every stitch has been donated to this high-end rummage sale that takes place in a cavernous carriage house, and all proceeds benefit Johns Hopkins Hospital.
3:25 PM EDT, October 2, 2012
Anne Arundel police and animal control officers have removed 40 animals from a Pasadena property whose owner was not meeting their basic needs for food and shelter.
9:48 AM EDT, October 4, 2012
Two men were shot to death and a third was seriously injured in three separate shootings that all occurred within an hour Wednesday night in three of the city's west side neighborhoods.
11:15 AM EDT, October 3, 2012
Two Anne Arundel County men who were found smoking marijuana at a Pasadena gas station parking lot Tuesday evening face several drug-related charges.
7:42 AM EDT, October 2, 2012
Baltimore County's violent crimes unit is investigating a non-fatal shooting late Monday in the Overlea neighborhood.
10:15 AM EDT, October 3, 2012
A three-vehicle crash in Millersville Tuesday claimed the life of a 56-year-old Severna Park man.
9:06 AM EDT, October 2, 2012
A driver who likely lost control Tuesday on a rain-soaked road on the city's west side had to be extricated from his car, fire officials said.
7:59 AM EDT, October 1, 2012
A liquor store clerk in Annapolis tried to contact city police to mediate a dispute about a customer's change. He never completed the call and police are looking for the unidentified woman, who struck the clerk on the head and stole his phone Friday evening.
10:03 AM EDT, September 28, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 51-year-old Glen Burnie man with manufacturing explosive devices and possession of marijuana.
11:48 AM EDT, October 2, 2012
A Baltimore City officer suffered a concussion Tuesday in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 795 in Owings Mills.
11:31 AM EDT, September 30, 2012
Paul's Place began as a soup kitchen in the basement of a Southwest Baltimore church 30 years ago. It has expanded into a community outreach center that serves more than 75,000 hot lunches a year and offers more than 20 programs, including job training, housing assistance, computer classes, and family workshops.
8:30 AM EDT, September 28, 2012
A two-alarm fire Friday at a mobile home park in southern Anne Arundel County has destroyed two homes and displaced seven residents, including a woman who was hospitalized for smoke inhalation.
7:19 PM EDT, September 28, 2012
Two women died in separate shootings Thursday in Baltimore.
7:22 PM EDT, September 27, 2012
The Carroll County commissioners introduced a proposal Thursday to make English the county's official language and will schedule an evening public hearing to give all residents the opportunity to speak.
September 27, 2012
Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas.
7:46 AM EDT, September 26, 2012
A 23-year-old man was seriously injured Tuesday, when he was shot and slashed in the Broadway East neighborhood.
5:37 PM EDT, September 25, 2012
A Carroll County commissioner has drafted legislation that would make English the county's official language — and if it passes, Carroll would become the third Maryland locality to enact such legislation this year, following Frederick and Queen Anne's counties.
8:37 AM EDT, September 25, 2012
City police have identified the East Baltimore victim, who died of gunshot wounds at Johns Hopkins Hospital Monday afternoon.
8:49 AM EDT, September 26, 2012
A thief made off with a trailer loaded with three riding mowers in Annapolis early Tuesday.
8:01 AM EDT, September 25, 2012
A 35-year-old man died early Tuesday as the result of a shooting in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.
6:46 PM EDT, September 24, 2012
Richard Guerry grabs his audience with a mix of information on responsible Internet use and numerous real-life examples of what can go awry, everything from the consequences of hitting an accidental "reply all" to a personal photo that turns viral.
10:56 AM EDT, September 19, 2012
Anne Arundel County police arrested four Glen Burnie men on drug possession charges Tuesday during a search of two residences in the Point Pleasant neighborhood.
8:18 AM EDT, September 24, 2012
A 36-year-old man died Sunday at the scene of a shooting in the Berea neighborhood in East Baltimore.
6:46 PM EDT, September 21, 2012
In what organizers say is a first, Aberdeen Proving Ground is opening its gates to its neighbors this week for a free four-day celebration.
7:54 PM EDT, October 4, 2012
Sandbags lined the concrete atop the exterior basement stairs at St. Martin's Home in Catonsville, a symbol of the Little Sisters of the Poor's long — and losing — battle against summer heat and storms.
11:01 AM EDT, September 24, 2012
A 27-year-old robbery suspect was shot and wounded by Baltimore police after fighting with an officer, officials said Monday. The man was expected to survive.
8:13 PM EDT, September 19, 2012
City police and fire investigators say Molotov cocktails started two fires in Northeast Baltimore early Wednesday, one of which injured seven people at an apartment complex and displaced many more.
4:05 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
Anne Arundel County police charged a 13-year-old Laurel student Tuesday with possessing a dangerous weapon on school property.
3:38 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
Mercy High School President Sister Carol E. Wheeler, RSM, has announced she will retire at the end of the academic year, after 35 years leading the all-girls Catholic school.
6:02 PM EDT, September 17, 2012
Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store.
8:17 AM EDT, September 18, 2012
A shooting in the Charles North neighborhood Monday evening has left a 32-year-old man hospitalized.
8:27 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
Peter Marvit never missed rehearsal with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and this week he showed up wearing one of his trademark ties — short, fat, and brightly colored. After the three-hour practice concluded with "Carol of the Angels," director Tom Hall told everyone "to drive safe and be well."
3:35 PM EDT, September 16, 2012
His mother's death 16 years ago came as a sudden shock to Sean Hull. Even more distressing was the family's discovery that Ida Hull had suffered in silence for years with sarcoidosis, a debilitating, often fatal disease that frequently attacks the lungs.
8:08 AM EDT, September 14, 2012
Police found two men with gunshot wounds in a North Baltimore neighborhood Thursday night and later determined they were shot at a different location.
10:01 AM EDT, September 17, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating several armed robberies that occurred over the weekend in Brooklyn Park, Galesville, Glen Burnie and Annapolis. In several cases, they have descriptions of the suspects, but have been unable to locate them.
11:26 AM EDT, September 13, 2012
Baltimore County schools dealt with reported threats on three separate campuses Thursday morning, as officials worked to quash rumors and assure parents their children are safe.
8:27 PM EDT, September 12, 2012
Parents and teachers in Baltimore County expressed a lingering uneasiness about school violence Wednesday, despite school officials' promises of beefed-up security after the second gun-related incident in two weeks.
9:09 AM EDT, September 17, 2012
A 24-year-old man told police he was shot Sunday on a basketball court in the Oliver neighborhood on the city's east side.
7:06 PM EDT, September 11, 2012
On a sunny Tuesday morning, with weather reminiscent of a harrowing day 11 years ago, dozens of people surrounded the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland at the Inner Harbor, watching in silence as the shadows from Baltimore's World Trade Center moved across the monument.
2:37 PM EDT, September 14, 2012
Anne Arundel County police and school officials have thwarted a child abduction across state lines.
2:56 PM EDT, September 10, 2012
Annapolis police are investigating a double shooting Sunday night that has left one victim in critical condition.
11:27 AM EDT, September 10, 2012
An early morning accident Monday on Route 50 near Parole claimed the life of a 33-year-old driver.
9:20 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
Jina Shin, a South Korean schools budget analyst in the U.S. for three weeks of study, stood in a schoolyard among a boisterous crowd of children, teachers and parents at dismissal. The end of the school day at St. Mark's School in Catonsville is fairly typical of most in terms of noise, enthusiasm and organization.
11:08 AM EDT, September 10, 2012
The 40-year-old owner of a Pasadena barber shop became the victim of a robbery Sunday evening, when he tried to lend a lighter to a stranger. His attempt at a good deed ended in armed robbery.
8:42 PM EDT, September 14, 2012
Charlesmont Elementary in Dundalk chose Sept. 14, the anniversary of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, to launch its War of 1812 interactive learning center. The students held a flag ceremony and demonstrated how they are mastering 19th-century history with an assist from 21st-century technology.
4:51 PM EDT, September 12, 2012
Amid heightened anxiety over two recent gun incidents in schools, Baltimore County police said that the victim of a police-involved shooting was found late this morning on the grounds of Catonsville High School.
5:10 PM EDT, September 11, 2012
After the speeches and somber fanfare that marked the 10th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, this year's 9/11 events began Tuesday with a more subdued — but no less emotional — observance.
2:19 PM EDT, September 10, 2012
City police chasing a suspected car thief on foot forced a lock-down at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School in the city's northwest neighborhood for less than an hour Monday morning. The city dispatch notified area schools of the incident, which began about 8:10 a.m. Police chased the suspect, who abandoned the stolen car and ran across a field at the school in the 5200 hundred block of Roland Avenue. Staff heard police calling "Stop" and saw the suspect continue running, officials said. Staff opted to lock down the school at about 9:40 a.m., solely as a precaution. The suspect, who did not approach the school building, was apprehended in the unit block of Elmwood Road and remains in custody.
12:21 PM EDT, September 11, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating a shooting in Glen Burnie that injured a 29-year-old man.
9:21 AM EDT, September 6, 2012
Baltimore City firefighters spent Thursday morning battling a fire in a vacant brick building in the Glen neighborhood. Fire had been extinguished in the same brick building 12 hours earlier on Wednesday evening.
3:57 PM EDT, September 9, 2012
In her senior year at the Catholic High School of Baltimore, Michele "Wojo" Wojciechowski performed her first stand-up comedy routine. She wrote the jokes and found she liked delivering them to a crowd.
7:58 AM EDT, September 6, 2012
A 48-year-old woman was slightly injured Wednesday when an unidentified man fired shots into her home in Baltimore's Hanlon-Longwood neighborhood near Garrison Boulevard.
7:49 AM EDT, September 5, 2012
The spate of violence that marked Labor Day weekend continued Tuesday with a homicide in the Frankford neighborhood and a shooting in Upton.
12:47 PM EDT, September 5, 2012
Sixteen people were shot and six killed over Labor Day Weekend, a bloody stretch that claimed the life of a young mother cleaning up after a family party and prompted police to increase patrols as the violence extended into Tuesday morning.
7:32 AM EDT, September 7, 2012
City police are investigating the death Thursday of a 36-year-old man found shot several times in the Oliver neighborhood of East Baltimore.
8:27 AM EDT, September 5, 2012
Baltimore City firefighters quickly brought a basement fire in a Govans rowhouse under control Wednesday morning.
5:00 PM EDT, September 7, 2012
Officer Forrest E. "Dino" Taylor loved his family, his job, his fellow Baltimore police officers and his motorcycle. All played a part in services Friday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
11:44 AM EDT, September 4, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 30-year-old Baltimore resident with attempted murder in an incident that occurred early Monday in Pasadena.
3:50 PM EDT, August 26, 2012
Ever since Harford County learned that the nationwide military base realignment would bring up to 10,000 new jobs to Aberdeen Proving Ground, officials and residents have pushed for road improvements around the Army base.
8:33 PM EDT, August 23, 2012
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
8:07 AM EDT, August 23, 2012
Fire and medical crews, as well as police officers, entered a home in Sandtown-Winchester Wednesday evening, after neighbors reported they had not seen the resident since Sunday.
11:46 PM EDT, August 18, 2012
Aquille Carr, a star basketball guard at Patterson High School whose electrifying play earned him the nickname "Crimestopper," was released from jail late Saturday after being arrested on a domestic assault charge.
7:25 PM EDT, August 28, 2012
Returning to school a little shaken, some students walked in clusters behind their parents, while others went arm-in-arm. A few even took their parents' hands, as though they needed the same reassurance they had received in elementary school.
12:03 AM EDT, August 22, 2012
Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge.
3:59 PM EDT, August 19, 2012
Shalita O'Neale approached her 21st birthday with more dread than enthusiasm. Reaching the milestone meant she would officially age out of the state's foster care system.
8:04 AM EDT, August 24, 2012
Multiple reports of gunfire sent police to Baltimore's Irvington neighborhood Thursday afternoon, where they found a 26-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his head and chest.
9:59 PM EDT, August 22, 2012
As cleanup crews and investigators focus on the aftermath of a coal train derailment that killed two college students in Ellicott City, some officials are looking at new ways to keep people off the tracks that run through the historic district.
9:31 AM EDT, August 16, 2012
A 30-year-old Annapolis man has been charged with attempted kidnapping in an incident Wednesday in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of the city.
10:10 PM EDT, August 23, 2012
Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. said Thursday that he had been drinking alcohol when a motorboat he was operating collided with another boat in the Magothy River — an accident that left six people with serious injuries.
4:56 PM EDT, September 5, 2012
Even amid an economic downturn that has many parishes struggling and a declining enrollment that prompted the closing of many Catholic schools, the Archdiocese of Baltimore is confident it can raise $100 million during its first capital campaign in 15 years.
2:48 PM EDT, August 18, 2012
An elegant marble statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary graces the entrance to St. Augustine School in Elkridge, moved there by alumni of the shuttered Cardinal Gibbons School. The sculpted image of a veiled young woman stands beneath a large white cross and above a memorial plaque.
12:24 PM EDT, August 16, 2012
The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company will use a $3.6 million loan from theU.S. Department of AgricultureRural Development program to expand and renovate its facility in northern Baltimore County.
5:24 PM EDT, August 21, 2012
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
2:44 PM EDT, August 14, 2012
A 10-inch water main broke Tuesday during repairs to the two-block stretch of Light Street downtown that has been closed to traffic since a larger pipe erupted there July 16.
11:35 PM EDT, August 16, 2012
When Maryland Public Television debuts "The Heart of the Civil War" on Sept. 11, it will showcase many Carroll County sites.
7:23 PM EDT, August 16, 2012
Two men were killed and an unidentified woman was critically wounded in a shooting late Wednesday in Southwest Baltimore, police said.
3:30 PM EDT, August 14, 2012
A 22-year-old Shadyside man wanted in connection with a shooting Monday in West River turned himself in to police Tuesday.
10:33 AM EDT, August 13, 2012
The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of a 50-year-old Pasadena man, whose body was discovered Sunday at his home.
9:25 AM EDT, August 15, 2012
A broken 10-inch-wide water main in Southwest Baltimore caused a sinkhole to open on Frederick Avenue near its intersection with East Lynne Avenue late Tuesday night, according to city officials.
5:08 PM EDT, August 12, 2012
A growing media and resource company in the city is again shining a light on women who are making a difference in their communities, excelling professionally and offering their lives of service as examples for others to emulate.
11:49 AM EDT, August 8, 2012
A 27-year-old Takoma Park man, who drove women to locations in the Annapolis area for the purposes of prostitution, has been charged with numerous counts of human trafficking and prostitution.
8:16 AM EDT, August 14, 2012
A shooting and a double stabbing early Tuesday in two eastern Baltimore County neighborhoods have left three victims hospitalized. An unidentified man remains in critical condition after he was shot multiple times in Dundalk. In Essex, two unidentified men were stabbed during a fight.
8:13 AM EDT, August 16, 2012
A 40-foot cabin cruiser was completely destroyed Wednesday, when it caught fire, while berthed at the Anchorage Marina in Canton. Multiple fire units responded at 3:40 p.m. to the pier in the 2500 block of Boston Street, city fire officials said.
8:15 AM EDT, August 13, 2012
A 25-year-old Annapolis man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder in a triple stabbing near his home Friday.
10:34 AM EDT, August 9, 2012
The remains found in a wooded area of Pasadena earlier this week are that of a young woman whose death has been ruled a homicide.
2:57 PM EDT, August 7, 2012
A 32-year-old Millersville woman faces child neglect and desertion charges after she abandoned her infant son at a Severn church Monday, police said.
11:13 AM EDT, August 10, 2012
Annapolis police charged a 37-year-old Glen Burnie man Friday with threatening a state official.
1:14 PM EDT, August 9, 2012
An Annapolis man is facing attempted murder charges in a murder-for-hire scheme in Leesburg, Va.
9:53 AM EDT, July 26, 2012
A combination of diesel fuel and sugar from an overturned tractor trailer closed the I-95 north ramp onto Route 100 west in Laurel early Thursday.
7:35 AM EDT, August 8, 2012
A 25-year-old man was shot three times Tuesday evening in the city's Franklin Square neighborhood and remains hospitalized.
9:48 AM EDT, August 7, 2012
Five tourism projects along the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway in Harford and Cecil counties have secured nearly $198,000 in matching grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.
6:26 PM EDT, August 13, 2012
Maryland's burgeoning agritourism industry is offering consumers yet another product to satisfy their hunger — or thirst, in this case — for locally grown goods. Recently enacted legislation has generated a flurry of hops growing, barley malting and beer brewing at several farms.
8:04 AM EDT, August 7, 2012
A shooting in Sandtown-Winchester Monday seriously wounded a 19-year-old man.
7:38 PM EDT, July 27, 2012
Baltimore police say the men who fatally shot a 34-year-old North Baltimore man took his car, and they were asking for the public's help in locating the vehicle.
9:21 PM EDT, August 10, 2012
A shooting early Friday outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel in the Mid-Town neighborhood left a 41-year-old man dead and another critically wounded, police said.
11:34 AM EDT, August 7, 2012
Gunfire in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood late Monday has left one man dead and another wounded.
12:57 PM EDT, August 10, 2012
The Baltimore man who was fatally shot by a Howard County police officer during an arrest attempt Thursday in Columbia has been identified as Percy Holland, 32, of the 500 block of Preston Street.
12:36 PM EDT, August 9, 2012
A homeless man has been charged with numerous commercial burglaries throughout Anne Arundel County this summer.
11:58 AM EDT, August 6, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 19-year-old city man with burglary after he was spotted carrying a TV at the North Linthicum Light Rail Station.
8:20 AM EDT, July 26, 2012
Baltimore City police are investigating an early morning shooting Thursday in Bolton Hill that left two people with minor injuries. Investigators have not released identities of the victims and stress the investigation is in the preliminary stages.
8:32 AM EDT, August 9, 2012
City police are investigating a shooting in the northeast area early Thursday that has left the victim in critical condition.
4:23 PM EDT, August 8, 2012
An unidentified, apparently armed man robbed an employee of an armored car company Wednesday at a Millersville convenience store, Anne Arundel County police said.
8:34 AM EDT, July 27, 2012
An early morning fire at a Randallstown apartment complex has displaced 16 people and damaged 12 units. One firefighter from the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company received minor injuries and has been treated and released from an area hospital.
11:28 PM EDT, July 26, 2012
At the height of the Civil War, a Union soldier climbed into the dome of the State House in Annapolis and described the scene around it, a sea of white tents spreading in every direction.
10:57 AM EDT, August 6, 2012
A carbon monoxide incident closed an annex at Baltimore City's Main Post Office Monday and sent two people to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Fire crews responded at about 8:30 a.m. to the one-story annex at Colvin and Lexington streets, near the main building in the 900 block of East Fayette Street. They found one person who had suffered a head injury from a fall and several other employees complaining of dizziness. A hazmat unit conducted air monitoring and determined that there were 38 parts per million of carbon monoxide inside the 35,000-square-foot building.
6:19 PM EDT, July 29, 2012
Tyler S. Gee, 16, can add several descriptives after his name, including rising junior at Hereford High School and aspiring Eagle Scout and aerospace engineer. Now he can tack on one more — riverkeeper — because of his efforts to deter the spread of an invasive algae found in the Gunpowder River.
1:45 PM EDT, August 4, 2012
The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is expanding its Loch Raven complex with a long-term care center and an exercise and robotics center that will allow research into rehabilitation for wounded and aging veterans.
10:27 PM EDT, July 25, 2012
Bound and abducted in her own vehicle, Violet Ripken was gone for 12 hours before her disappearance was reported to authorities. And amid an intensive search, she was quietly dropped off by her kidnapper on her secluded Harford County street.
10:09 PM EDT, July 26, 2012
A manhunt continued Thursday for the man who kidnapped baseball matriarch Violet R. Ripken, as Aberdeen police released a surveillance video image of a suspect and several law-enforcement agencies joined the small-town force in the search.
8:01 PM EDT, July 24, 2012
Baltimore County Police have charged a 20-year-old Baltimore man with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a city funeral home director.
3:50 PM EDT, July 22, 2012
The scene at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster Friday evening was filled with the friendly chaos typical of the start of summer camp. Parents unloaded gear and gave last-minute instructions. Ubiquitous counselors welcomed visitors and ushered them to cabins. And chatty children seemed eager to be on their own.
11:21 AM EDT, July 25, 2012
A hiker in Carroll Park, north of West Baltimore Street in the city, discovered a human skull Tuesday.
11:07 AM EDT, July 23, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have arrested three men for the armed robbery of a convenience store in Severn Wednesday and are seeking a fourth suspect.
7:54 AM EDT, July 26, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Thursday in the Coppin Heights neighborhood.
11:17 AM EDT, July 19, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 33-year-old Pasadena man with impersonating a police officer.
10:19 AM EDT, July 25, 2012
A popular Baltimore radio personality faces DUI charges after a three-car crash in Harford County on Sunday sent five people to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
4:14 PM EDT, July 29, 2012
Gustavo, a 12-year-old orphan from Colombia, has spent a week at camp, attended the Catonsville July 4th parade and watched an IronBirds baseball game at Ripken Stadium during what he has been told is a vacation to America.
3:54 PM EDT, July 22, 2012
A job at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation comes with a truly unique annual benefit, one that turns employees into grant givers.
7:59 AM EDT, July 13, 2012
For the second time in less than a week, city police are dealing with violence in the Central Park Heights neighborhood.
7:39 PM EDT, July 20, 2012
An 18-year-old Glen Burnie man was hospitalized with multiple stab wounds incurred during a robbery Thursday evening.
10:39 AM EDT, July 19, 2012
During a third undercover operation this month in Linthicum, detectives with the Anne Arundel County police department's vice unit arrested a 19-year-old California woman, who is charged with prostitution and possession of marijuana.
5:45 PM EDT, July 19, 2012
The lobby of the Hilton Baltimore Hotel was filled Thursday with firefighters, many of them in full turnout gear. But they were not on their way to fight a blaze; they were there to pay tribute to their fallen brethren.
11:57 AM EDT, July 20, 2012
A 33-year-old man thwarted a carjacking Thursday in Glen Burnie, but remains hospitalized with serious injuries incurred during a beating, Anne Arundel County police said.
5:31 PM EDT, July 17, 2012
Newly planted, 12-foot-tall trees provided little relief from the relentless sun during an outdoor news conference at North Point Library Tuesday.
10:42 AM EDT, July 25, 2012
An argument over an unpaid pool maintenance bill led to the arrest of a Pasadena woman on drug charges Tuesday.
7:18 PM EDT, July 24, 2012
A 23-year-old former high school basketball player was gunned down during a West Baltimore robbery Monday, police said, sending a ripple of sadness through the area's basketball community.
11:08 AM EDT, July 19, 2012
An unlicensed motorcyclist died in an accident Wednesday night on Wilkens Avenue on the city's southwest side.
11:03 AM EDT, July 25, 2012
When a guest at a Linthicum hotel tried to pay his bill Tuesday with counterfeit money, the innkeeper called Anne Arundel County police. Officers arrived shortly before noon at the Red Roof Inn, in the 800 block of Elkridge Landing Road and located the suspect on the parking lot. The smell of marijuana led officers to search the vehicle.
10:33 AM EDT, July 11, 2012
One man's arrest on an Annapolis street became another's opportunity to steal his car.
9:57 AM EDT, July 24, 2012
An early morning fire at a Harford County farm sent one firefighter to the hospital with heat-related injuries and completely destroyed a large garage.
10:37 AM EDT, July 9, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 40-year-old man with reckless endangerment and unlawfully discharging a firearm during a five-hour barricade at his Pasadena home Sunday.
6:47 PM EDT, July 8, 2012
School never closed this summer for about 30 Baltimore City middle-school students. They arrive at Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School with enthusiasm for a day that may be shorter and more laid-back, but still enhances their academic and athletic skills.
5:54 PM EDT, July 18, 2012
An early-morning crash in Cockeysville on Wednesday claimed the life of one man and sent another to the hospital.
7:16 PM EDT, July 13, 2012
Of all the city's neighborhoods, Upton/Druid Heights ranks lowest in life expectancy, with AIDS as the fourth-leading cause of death.
10:13 AM EDT, July 12, 2012
For a second time this month, the Anne Arundel County police's vice unit has arrested a woman for prostitution during an undercover operation targeting solicitation activities in Linthicum's hotels area, near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. An online advertisement prompted the second operation Monday night and resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old Philadelphia woman.
July 8, 2012
CACI, one of the dozens of defense contractors at Aberdeen Proving Ground, wanted a large-scale meeting between corporate leadership in Arlington, Va., and the 350 employees scattered in different locations on the post in Harford County. Its management quickly realized that no facility on post or nearby could handle that large a crowd.
11:51 AM EDT, July 2, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have arrested three juveniles and are looking for a fourth in connection with a home invasion Sunday evening in Glen Burnie.
9:09 AM EDT, July 13, 2012
Maryland State Police have charged a 24-year-old Westminster man in a double shooting Friday that left one man dead and another injured.
9:44 PM EDT, July 12, 2012
A single-car accident early Thursday has claimed the life of a Columbia teen-aged driver and seriously injured three passengers in the car.
10:22 AM EDT, July 17, 2012
Howard County police have charged 10 men with solicitation of prostitution and disorderly conduct during an operation targeting solicitation activities along the U.S. 1 corridor in Laurel.
7:55 PM EDT, July 12, 2012
The Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart, an order of Roman Catholic nuns who conduct outreach to inner cities, suburban parishes and rural villages, call themselves a community without walls.
11:19 AM EDT, July 11, 2012
A Forestville man faces drug possession and indecent exposure charges, after police found him running naked on Crain Highway early Tuesday.
10:57 AM EDT, July 10, 2012
A Glen Burnie woman who tried to obtain oxycodone with a stolen prescription has been charged with fraud.
8:10 AM EDT, July 10, 2012
City police have identified the 43-year-old man found shot and stabbed to death in the city's Central Park Heights neighborhood late Sunday. Eric Andre Brown of Randallstown died from the wounds early Monday at Sinai Hospital.
3:49 PM EDT, July 3, 2012
With limited materials, a patriotic theme, and their own ingenuity, students at The Harbour School put together their ninth annual Fourth of July parade of paper floats Tuesday.
12:10 PM EDT, July 2, 2012
The 62-year-old Odenton man who died Friday under suspicious circumstances has been identified as Richard George Bohlander. He was found at about 5:40 a.m., suffering from trauma to his upper body outside the office area of the Royal Inn hotel in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road, where he had been a resident. He died a short time later at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Investigators are awaiting an autopsy report from the Office of the State Medical Examiner.
6:06 PM EDT, June 29, 2012
A Baltimore County man who was shot outside his Woodlawn home early Friday morning died several hours later at the hospital, police said.
8:12 AM EDT, June 29, 2012
A 41-year-old man who was found with a gunshot wound to the head Thursday evening in the Mount Holly neighborhood died early Friday at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
11:22 AM EDT, July 11, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 21-year-old Glen Burnie man with attempted second-degree murder in a stabbing incident late Tuesday.
10:59 AM EDT, July 10, 2012
Anne Arundel vice detectives have charged a 22-year-old Georgia woman with prostitution, assignation and setting up a house of prostitution in the Linthicum area, near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
10:36 AM EDT, July 3, 2012
A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths.
7:58 AM EDT, June 28, 2012
City police said robbery is the likely motive in a shooting early Thursday in the Lauraville neighborhood that has left a 25-year-old man hospitalized.
8:08 AM EDT, July 9, 2012
A 43-year-old man found shot and stabbed in the city's Central Park Heights neighborhood late Sunday died from the wounds early Monday at Sinai Hospital.
2:29 PM EDT, July 2, 2012
Two clerks at a Glen Burnie convenience store thwarted a robbery early Monday by locking the suspects out of store. But armed men held up another store in Brooklyn Park Saturday.
11:19 AM EDT, July 10, 2012
State health officials confirmed five more heat-related deaths Monday as a cool-down ended one of the longest heat waves on record for the region.
9:12 AM EDT, June 29, 2012
Anne Arundel homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death at an Odenton hotel Friday morning.
7:48 AM EDT, July 6, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating the death of an unidentified man Thursday evening in the Four by Four neighborhood, east of Belair Road.
4:10 PM EDT, July 8, 2012
Perky sunflowers, fragrant lavender and vibrant greenery surround a creaky wooden porch full of oddities on an Annapolis side street. A well-used plow, a porcelain wash basin and a cast-iron stove hardly seem germane to a consignment shop filled with high fashion, assorted art and tony accessories, as well as the occasional piece of vintage furniture.
9:00 AM EDT, June 29, 2012
Annapolis police have charged a 12-year-old girl with assault in the stabbing of a 13-year-old boy. The incident occurred at 11 p.m. Thursday outside a home in the unit block of Pleasant Street, near Clay Street. The victim was cut on the arm with a kitchen knife and was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he received three stitches. The suspect was released into the custody of her guardian. The juveniles are not related, police said.
7:59 AM EDT, July 3, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating a shooting early Tuesday in the Hanlon-Longwood neighborhood on the city's west side.
5:55 PM EDT, June 28, 2012
Common Ground on the Hill, a festival celebrating the traditional arts on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, opens for its 18th season Sunday.
8:23 AM EDT, June 28, 2012
Baltimore County police are investigating a non-fatal shooting early Thursday in Pikesville.
7:02 PM EDT, June 26, 2012
Tidy rows of more than 900 small gravestones, each with a number but no name, line a steep hillside at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville, a state facility for the mentally ill. For decades the hospital buried patients who died indigent, without family or friends, in Sunny Side Cemetery.
7:56 AM EDT, June 26, 2012
Baltimore City police are investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred late Monday in the Franklintown Road neighborhood.
12:07 PM EDT, June 25, 2012
Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a stabbing Sunday morning that led to the arrest of two men and sent a 22-year-old man to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
12:17 AM EDT, June 29, 2012
At age 8, Mahal Maria May started dance class and quickly made it as much a part of her education as the ABCs.
June 22, 2012
The South County Senior Center invited some four-legged guests to a party, and a few of the critters left the festivities for new homes.
9:57 AM EDT, June 22, 2012
A 78-year-old man thwarted an armed robbery in a Glen Burnie parking lot early Friday.
12:32 PM EDT, June 18, 2012
City fire officials have identified the 51-year-old man who died Saturday during a fire in the Broening Manor neighborhood.
8:05 AM EDT, June 12, 2012
Two teen-aged girls and a man were shot in the 2200 block of Annapolis Ave. in the Westport neighborhood shortly before 6 p.m. Monday — adding a triple shooting to three other incidents that police have been investigating since Sunday night.
4:38 PM EDT, June 10, 2012
The Benson-Hammond House stands as a tranquil oasis amid Linthicum's bustling air and ground traffic. The 200-year-old mansion-turned-museum sits on about 3 acres, surrounded by BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. That it escaped the wrecking ball and has thrived is due largely to a determined group of volunteers who formed the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society 50 years ago.
10:33 AM EDT, June 21, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man early Thursday in Glen Burnie.
9:48 PM EDT, June 21, 2012
The Carroll County Farmer's Market marked its 42nd anniversary Saturday with a bounty of seasonal fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh flowers, handmade crafts, even emu products. Because it was a party, customers were treated to punch and cake.
8:03 PM EDT, June 8, 2012
The Rev. Jason Catania was ordained an Episcopal priest a dozen years ago. He will be ordained again Saturday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. This time, he will be vested as a Roman Catholic priest.
6:45 PM EDT, June 10, 2012
The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a tribute to the man who touched so many lives.
11:38 AM EDT, June 28, 2012
Baltimore County police have identified the woman found dead of a gunshot wound Wednesday in an Essex apartment.
2:50 PM EDT, June 1, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 34-year-old Glen Burnie man with assault and reckless driving and are seeking a 41-year-old woman in connection with the incident that occurred Wednesday evening in Severn.
7:53 AM EDT, June 4, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating two unrelated shootings that occurred early Monday morning.
6:19 PM EDT, June 28, 2012
The sluggish housing market and the ensuing decline in school enrollment has the Carroll County Commissioners considering a proposal to drop impact fees on new home construction for the next few years.
7:31 PM EDT, June 10, 2012
Morgan Williams, an only child and a new alumna at the Institute of Notre Dame, is heading to college in Delaware this fall. But she plans to stay in touch with the "little sisters" she has befriended in the past four years as a volunteer with Project K.IND, a student-run outreach program that assists economically disadvantaged young girls.
6:06 PM EDT, June 7, 2012
Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said.
9:45 PM EDT, June 27, 2012
A Baltimore County police officer was indicted Wednesday in the death of a Randallstown teen, but the charges drew criticism from the boy's mother and the community, who continued calls for an outside investigation.
9:01 AM EDT, June 7, 2012
An Anne Arundel County police surveillance team has charged two men with drug possession in a Brooklyn Park neighborhood.
9:21 AM EDT, June 19, 2012
Annapolis police have charged a 34-year-old city man with the rape of a 13-year-old girl.
6:05 PM EDT, May 28, 2012
Pat P. Fraher retired a decade ago, but she has never stopped working.
9:17 AM EDT, May 26, 2012
The father-son owners of Carol's Western Wear in Glen Burnie are so attached to the legend of John Wayne that they know his boot size and preference for plain brown with a squared-off toe.
7:59 PM EDT, June 20, 2012
Four people were shot in Baltimore between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, including two fatally, which pushed the city's homicide count to 100 for the year.
8:49 AM EDT, June 12, 2012
The Catholic Review, which has chronicled Catholic life in Baltimore in its weekly publication for nearly two centuries, has cut back to biweekly issues.
5:15 PM EDT, June 19, 2012
About 60 sailors and Marines who shipped into Baltimore for Sailabration, the maritime festival marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812, combined shore leave with community service. They spent Monday volunteering at the Baltimore Station, a transitional housing and counseling center for men, many of whom are veterans.
12:13 PM EDT, June 10, 2012
Temperatures Sunday could reach 96 degrees in Baltimore, the highest expected for the week, though relatively low humidity will keep the heat index at 86 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
6:32 PM EDT, May 23, 2012
They have asked a date, found the perfect dress, matched the shoes and made the appointments for hair and nails. But the seniors and their parents at Maryvale Preparatory School must add one more thing to their to-do list before prom night Friday.
7:13 PM EDT, June 5, 2012
Amid a flurry of international flags, thunderous fireworks and rowdy pirates Tuesday, Baltimore invited the world to its star-spangled salute to the bicentennial of the War of 1812 that starts next week.
5:38 PM EDT, June 1, 2012
Baltimore County Police have charged a Woodlawn man with assault in the stabbing of his father Thursday evening.
9:53 AM EDT, June 19, 2012
Baltimore City firefighters battled a roof fire that broke out Tuesday morning in a multi-story building at the intersection of West 22nd St. and Maryland Avenue, in the Old Goucher neighborhood west of Charles Street. Crews found fire and smoke spewing from an air conditioning unit atop the brick building, which, officials said, appeared to be a mix of offices and residences.
9:22 PM EDT, June 11, 2012
Two girls and a man were shot in the 2200 block of Annapolis Avenue in the Westport neighborhood shortly before 6 p.m. Monday — adding a triple shooting to three other shootings police were investigating since Sunday night.
8:31 AM EDT, June 26, 2012
Baltimore County police are seeking information about an early morning shooting Tuesday in Essex. Few details have been released, including the victim's identity or the exact location of the incident. The injured man walked into Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center at 2:33 a.m. and sought treatment for a gunshot wound, police said. The department's violent crimes unit is investigating the incident, police said.
3:22 PM EDT, June 16, 2012
One of the last surviving Wurlitzer organs in the country, which once entertained crowds at a posh Baltimore movie theater, will return to a downtown stage after a 42-year hiatus in the suburbs.
4:23 PM EDT, June 6, 2012
Sister Shawn Marie Maguire has held numerous titles in her nearly 35 years at Maryvale Preparatory School, but ask any student, teacher or parent and the most used description is "beloved."
10:44 AM EDT, June 6, 2012
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over Fort McHenry.
8:28 PM EDT, May 18, 2012
A 20-year-old man died early Friday after being shot multiple times in North Baltimore.
9:20 AM EDT, May 16, 2012
For local artisan Sebastian Martorana, more than 80 hours of intricate carving came to the final test Tuesday morning, as final preparations were being made for the installation of the new archbishop of Baltimore.
12:04 PM EDT, May 17, 2012
Anne Arundel police are seeking the suspect who robbed a Pasadena bank Wednesday.
6:42 PM EDT, June 21, 2012
Dale I. Beatty vividly remembers his first glimpse of a Fisher House, a home away from home for wounded troops and their families.
8:39 AM EDT, June 18, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating a shooting Monday in the Ellwood Park neighborhood.
8:27 AM EDT, June 7, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating a double shooting early Thursday in the Franklin Square neighborhood on the west side.
1:00 PM EDT, May 24, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 19-year-old California woman with prostitution, operating a prostitution ring and human trafficking.
3:31 PM EDT, May 21, 2012
A 43-year-old man who police say was stabbed more than 20 times last month by his stepson during an argument over money died late last week from his injuries, according to police and court records.
8:19 PM EDT, May 24, 2012
— Many farmers in this rural Kent County community were left shaken after a father and his two teenage sons were found dead early Thursday in a pond full of liquid manure on a local dairy farm.
10:51 AM EDT, May 18, 2012
Anne Arundel police, investigating a robbery Thursday at Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie, said the victim was targeted and the incident was not a random act of violence.
7:42 PM EDT, May 16, 2012
William E. Lori became the 16th archbishop of Baltimore in a solemn ceremony Wednesday that included a nod to the nation's oldest Roman Catholic diocese and a look forward to the challenges of the 21st century.
8:48 AM EDT, May 21, 2012
An early morning house fire Monday in the city's Hamilton Hills neighborhood left one man seriously injured.
7:58 PM EDT, May 14, 2012
Baltimore police are investigating four homicides and a nonfatal shooting that occurred Sunday during a violent weekend that also left a 36-year-old woman in critical condition after her car was shot at as she sat at a stoplight.
2:41 PM EDT, May 14, 2012
Officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport shut down two concourses for about an hour Monday morning, while investigators tried to determine the nature and source of an unusual odor. All checkpoints reopened by 10 a.m., after investigators removed what they believe was a can of pepper spray from a trash bin.
10:15 AM EDT, May 14, 2012
The Anne Arundel Community Action Agency studied a long list of nominees as it prepared to induct the first members into its Hall of Fame. In its nearly 50-year history battling poverty, many staff members and volunteers have kept the agency going, and a few made sure it survived.
3:42 PM EDT, May 13, 2012
Harford County Councilman Dion Guthrie noticed a bit of smoke in his home on a recent morning and immediately called 9-1-1. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. arrived within minutes and doused a fire that had begun in mulch on the side of the house, he said.
5:02 PM EDT, May 26, 2012
Clifton Mansion still towers over Baltimore, but decades of neglect are eroding its underpinnings.
8:29 PM EDT, April 30, 2012
Dante Braxton, 24, runs a small gift shop at the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives in Woodlawn. Michael Calhoun, 28, landed a job there as an administrative assistant. Both men learned their job skills through courses the center tailors to meet the needs of developmentally disabled adults.
7:02 PM EDT, May 11, 2012
A Carroll County commissioner has emailed an invitation to about 850 government employees to attend a monthly prayer session, which she will lead, raising concern among some residents and watchdog groups.
3:43 PM EDT, May 10, 2012
Baltimore will show off its biggest trucks Saturday and allow young residents to meet police officers, firefighters and others who drive the big rigs through city streets.
5:49 PM EDT, April 27, 2012
A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death Thursday in a downtown neighborhood just north of Lexington Market, and police said they have charged a man in the killing.
2:31 PM EDT, May 7, 2012
A pedestrian struck Sunday night while walking on Route 100 near Route 97 in Glen Burnie has died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
8:04 AM EDT, May 7, 2012
Baltimore city police found the body of an unidentified man Sunday afternoon in the Central Park Heights neighborhood and are investigating the death as a homicide. Officers were called to the 3000 block Oakley Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. The victim, who was discovered inside a vacant home, had sustained a gunshot wound to the head, police said.
11:51 AM EDT, May 7, 2012
A 51-year-old Harford County woman died in a one-car accident Sunday evening on Jarrettsville Pike in Monkton. It was the second fatal accident and the fourth death on the same rural roadway in two days.
3:50 PM EDT, April 29, 2012
A life-size portrait of a stunning woman, an image of an elderly man and paintings of an Asian warrior in full regalia are among the varying stages of life portrayed in the gallery at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.
11:01 AM EDT, May 9, 2012
City police are investigating three homicides after two men died Tuesday of recently sustained gunshot wounds and a third man was shot and killed in the East Baltimore Midway neighborhood the same day.
8:20 AM EDT, May 2, 2012
Gun violence penetrated several city neighborhoods Tuesday and resulted in several critical injuries. Four men were shot and a fifth man appears to have taken his life, according to police.
12:18 PM EDT, May 1, 2012
An unidentified man was struck and killed Tuesday morning by a southbound MARC train in the Rosedale area.
10:41 AM EDT, April 28, 2012
For a decade, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship has been working in Baltimore schools to encourage students with the potential to become tomorrow's business leaders.
5:00 PM EDT, May 13, 2012
A tot's discarded rocking horse has taken on an artful life and become a compelling symbol of a river befouled by debris.
9:42 AM EDT, May 8, 2012
An allegedly armed man robbed an Annapolis bank Monday and forced a lockdown at an elementary school, while police searched for him.
4:13 PM EDT, May 3, 2012
Baltimore Reads hopes to collect 75,000 titles at its 17th annual Books for Kids Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the parking lot of Poly-Western High School, Falls Road and Cold Spring Lane.
7:50 PM EDT, May 4, 2012
Sue Nickerson remembers driving west across the Bay Bridge, steeling herself for another ceremony held to honor her son and the hundreds of other Maryland police officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
8:12 AM EDT, April 26, 2012
A young boy is suffering from massive head and face trauma after being struck Wednesday night by a dirt bike in Brooklyn, police said. The 6-year-old remains at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious, police said.
3:53 PM EDT, April 29, 2012
Ice, salt and rigorous shaking can turn an ounce of nondairy creamer into a frozen treat.
3:44 PM EDT, April 26, 2012
An electrical failure Thursday morning at a pumping station on South North Point Road in eastern Baltimore County was repaired by 3:30 p.m., restoring water to about 8,000 city and county residents.
11:50 PM EDT, April 25, 2012
Two men confronted another man in an Essex barbershop Wednesday afternoon and shot him, police said.
7:49 AM EDT, April 25, 2012
Two shootings in the city Tuesday have left one man dead and another critically wounded.
9:36 PM EDT, April 16, 2012
Motorists making their way downtown Monday through either a narrowed Jones Falls Expressway or crowded city streets may have felt a pang of envy as they watched walkers and cyclists easily outpacing them.
6:27 PM EDT, April 24, 2012
An array of solar panels, spreading across nearly five acres at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Essex, could deliver significant energy savings and will pay for itself within a decade, officials said Tuesday.
10:10 PM EDT, April 17, 2012
Within a little more than two hours Monday night, Baltimore police were dealing with two homicides and a third incident that left a victim hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
10:27 AM EDT, April 26, 2012
City police are investigating a homicide in the Evergreen Lawn neighborhood Wednesday night. Officers found a 45-year-old man on the front steps of a home in the 2500 block of Harlem Ave. at about 10:45 p.m. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died at 11:17 p.m.
7:04 PM EDT, April 21, 2012
Baltimore's two-year commemoration of the War of 1812 began dramatically Saturday at the site of the British bombardment of Fort McHenry.
6:09 PM EDT, April 18, 2012
Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72.
7:49 PM EDT, April 20, 2012
When St. Frances Academy needed another $2 million to build its community center in East Baltimore, one nun turned to her "good friends and two of the very finest persons I know" — the Cosbys.
12:28 PM EDT, April 16, 2012
Baltimore County police have charged two juveniles with second-degree arson in connection with a multi-alarm fire that caused $400,000 in damages to a Dundalk church last week.
12:17 PM EDT, April 11, 2012
Two partner organizations dedicated to ending hunger in Maryland for more than 20 years have merged.
11:23 PM EDT, April 18, 2012
For nearly a century, Carroll County's smallest town has supplied stone to the massive Lehigh Cement Co. plant that employs many in the community. But the company finds itself at a crossroads — with the quarry nearly depleted, it is eyeing a new supply from a limestone-rich mine that it owns in another town.
11:06 AM EDT, April 16, 2012
A Monday morning accident near 28th Street on the southbound Jones Falls Expressway and a stalled vehicle near the Northern Parkway exit meant traffic was narrowed to a single lane for one lengthy stretch of the popular route to downtown. The two incidents worsened a commute city transportation officials had already warned would be difficult because of planned lane closures.
7:45 AM EDT, April 12, 2012
A 21-year-old man who was shot multiple times in the leg and abdomen shortly before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chase Street neighborhood of East Baltimore remained in critical condition in an area hospital Thursday, police said.
12:56 PM EDT, April 10, 2012
Anne Arundel police have arrested a Severn woman on assault and reckless endangerment charges.
3:56 PM EDT, April 11, 2012
Baltimore County police have charged a 25-year-old Perry Hall man in a Jan. 22 fatal hit and run accident.
8:43 AM EDT, April 18, 2012
Anne Arundel County officials said two people have been seriously injured following an early morning crash Wednesday that involved a school bus and car in Odenton. No students were on the bus when the accident occurred at 6:40 a.m. at Route 170, also known as Telegraph Road, near Crossroads Drive. The collision and ensuing investigation shut down Route 170 for nearly two hours.
10:44 PM EDT, April 15, 2012
A mosaic of multi-colored flowers spilling out of a silvery vase fills a wall at the entry to the new Green House Residences at Stadium Place in the city. Tiles of varying hues and textures form a perky yellow sunflower, a brilliant red rose, delicate pink blossoms and splashes of green and lilac.
10:37 PM EDT, April 8, 2012
A monthly Storytime at Essex Library includes all the trappings familiar to its pre-school participants — books, puppets, songs, games and a crafts table. But this program, organized by Spanish language students at a nearby high school, gives children the chance to listen, sing and play in two languages.
10:15 AM EDT, April 5, 2012
A man, armed with a handgun, robbed a Glen Burnie restaurant Wednesday evening.
10:38 AM EDT, April 15, 2012
The 10th annual Annapolis Book Festival at the Key School promises volumes.
3:16 PM EDT, April 4, 2012
An accident at Rosedale Industrial Park claimed the life of a 31-year-old city man Tuesday. Jonathan Magill of the 3500 block of Noble Street was pinned underneath the rear of a tractor trailer shortly after 2:30 p.m. The mechanic was working on the truck, with other employees at Eastern Truck and Trailer Corporation, when the trailer fell on him. Rescue crews arrived at 2:48 p.m. to the scene in the 7500 block of Lake Drive and extricated the victim from beneath the truck. He was in cardiac arrest, when he was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview, where he was pronounced dead, fire officials said.
3:53 PM EDT, April 3, 2012
A bomb threat closed all eight Kent County public schools Tuesday morning and forced Maryland State Police and local officers to search the buildings with bomb-sniffing dogs.
3:29 PM EDT, March 30, 2012
A two-vehicle accident in northwestern Baltimore County Friday morning seriously injured five people, including two young children. The Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team responded at 8:18 a.m. to the crash at the intersection of Wards Chapel and Liberty roads, near the Carroll County line at Liberty Reservoir. It took about 20 minutes to free all the victims from a Ford Explorer. Rescue units from Carroll County also responded.
7:38 PM EDT, April 18, 2012
The crowd of more that 80 people that packed a Belair Road bar for an extended happy hour featuring $2 drinks did not deter a gunman who, police said, got by a bouncer, pushed through the patrons and found his target sitting in a secluded spot in the back.
4:19 PM EDT, April 11, 2012
High winds and dry conditions contributed to a three-alarm fire that caused about $400,000 in damages to a Dundalk church. Investigators determined the fire was deliberately set and ruled it an arson Wednesday.
2:21 PM EDT, April 7, 2012
The Alzheimer's Association's annual Memory Ball has drawn nine highly competitive dance couples, four well-known judges, including Maryland's first lady, and nearly 700 guests. But the star of the evening will likely be the ball honoree, Sylvia Mackey, a woman who has worked tirelessly for the association and its families.
7:51 AM EDT, March 28, 2012
Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing early Wednesday in Dundalk.
5:50 PM EDT, April 5, 2012
Baltimore County police have two people Thursday in custody following an armed robbery in Hunt Valley.
8:13 AM EDT, April 3, 2012
A 23-year-old man remains in critical condition at an area hospital after he was shot Monday in a northwest Baltimore neighborhood. The victim was found at 10:02 p.m. in the 5300 block of Bosworth Avenue near Gwynn Oak Avenue. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and lacerations to his face, police said.
7:24 PM EDT, March 15, 2012
Mark Andrews, the co-founder of the National Teachers Hall of Fame, flew to Baltimore from Emporia, Kan., to honor a teacher at Roland Park Country School. But first he asked an auditorium full of students to think for a minute about a teacher who has made a difference in their lives, inspired them and pushed them toward success.
6:03 PM EDT, April 19, 2012
Martha Gardner takes the maternal approach to teaching. She ushers in every new school year "with butterflies of anticipation" as she welcomes her newest students into her family.
11:57 AM EDT, April 10, 2012
Two Anne Arundel County women died Monday at the scene of a head-on collision in Davidsonville.
11:54 AM EDT, April 10, 2012
A single car crash in Gambrills Monday has claimed the life of an elderly female passenger and critically injured the driver.
8:08 AM EDT, April 4, 2012
An unidentified body was found in the Middle River area Tuesday evening, Baltimore County police responded about 7:30 p.m. to a reported sighting of a body in a wooded area near the 1200 block of Bengies Road west of Eastern Boulevard. Police have yet to reveal the age or gender of the person and will likely wait for a cause of death determination from the Medical Examiner before proceeding with the case, police said.
5:31 PM EDT, March 27, 2012
Carroll County public schools should strengthen financial controls and network security, seek all valid Medicaid-related reimbursements, review some of their contractor arrangements and re-evaluate their food service operations, according to a report released by the state Office of Legislative Audits.
10:09 AM EDT, April 5, 2012
Reports of shots fired brought police to a Glen Burnie neighborhood Wednesday evening. Two assailants had fired repeatedly at a 22-year-old man as he ran from the 400 block of Secluded Post Circle to a nearby park. Anne Arundel County officers arrived at about 10:40 p.m. and found the victim had been struck by a handgun.
12:35 PM EDT, March 26, 2012
Motorists who travel on the Route 1 bridge across the Susquehanna River in northern Harford County can expect temporary delays Tuesday and Wednesday. Crews from the Conowingo Hydroelectric Generating Station will move crest gates from the dam to the upper parking lot at the Conowingo Visitor Center for regular maintenance and repairs. Moving the large gates will temporarily delay traffic in both directions on Route 1 from Route 222 to Shures Landing Road, just south of Conowingo Dam on the Harford County side. Delays, which will be supervised by the Maryland State Police, will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both days and will last about 20 minutes each time.
10:57 AM EDT, March 30, 2012
Roger Miller and Jeffrey A. Wolk make photography sound easy. These seasoned shooters, who have nearly a century of experience between them, share some simple instructions: Relax, enjoy the scenery, focus and keep taking pictures.
10:33 AM EDT, March 29, 2012
A Baltimore County man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the May 2010 murder of a Dundalk bar owner.
7:45 PM EDT, April 9, 2012
Gardening held little appeal to Stacey Watkins, a Baltimore special-education teacher, until an organization that helps keep her classroom in books put out a call for help with an urban planting project. She soon found her manicured hands could do wonders with dirt.
9:22 AM EDT, March 27, 2012
A New York woman died Monday, when the van she was driving sideswiped a trash truck and struck a tree in the Severn area of Anne Arundel County.
11:35 PM EDT, March 23, 2012
A friend encouraged Shelly Abrams to volunteer at the South Baltimore Learning Center. Now, more than 21 years later, she still donates many hours a week to the nonprofit, which offers literacy and life-skills training to more than 1,000 adults each year.
11:31 AM EDT, March 14, 2012
City police were investigating three overnight shootings that wounded three and left one dead.
10:22 AM EDT, March 11, 2012
As Baltimore's Public Works Department issues more than $4.2 million in water bill refunds, Anne Arundel County officials say they have avoided similar problems with billing issues.
2:57 PM EST, March 9, 2012
Anne Arundel County Animal Control officers are investigating two incidents of animal cruelty involving injured and abandoned dogs in the Brooklyn Park area.
11:11 AM EDT, April 3, 2012
Three teen-aged boys face robbery and assault charges in the beating Monday of a pizza shop worker in Brooklyn Park.
10:18 AM EDT, March 30, 2012
A toddler struck by an unmarked police vehicle on the eastern edge of the Patterson Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon has been treated for minor injuries at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, police said.
3:21 PM EDT, March 21, 2012
A city water main break in the 5400 block of West Forest Park Avenue closed roads Wednesday and cut off supply to several homes and a day-care center in the Windsor Mills neighborhood. The 20-inch main, which broke during the early morning hours, has also caused some water outages at Kernan Hospital, although there has been no impact to patient safety, officials said.
1:37 PM EDT, March 21, 2012
One person was killed and three were wounded in shootings Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as a surge in violence that began Friday continued.
2:19 PM EDT, March 27, 2012
Howard County police charged a Columbia man Monday with assaulting a student on the campus of Long Reach High School in Columbia on March 21.
5:33 PM EST, March 8, 2012
Maryvale Preparatory School, an all-girls Catholic school in Brooklandville, named Tracey Ford its president on Thursday. She will become the first lay leader in the school's 66-year history on July 1.
6:49 PM EST, March 7, 2012
The Maryland State Police have agreed to pay a $385,000 settlement to nine anti-abortion protesters arrested by Maryland State Troopers four years ago in Harford County.
12:24 PM EST, March 3, 2012
A Howard County police officer, conducting a traffic stop Friday night near Ellicott City, was struck by a woman allegedly driving under the influence, police said.
8:45 PM EDT, March 22, 2012
Baltimore's 200-year-old Basilica of the Assumption, the first cathedral in America, will be closed to many visitors over eight months as crews repair domes damaged in August's earthquake, church officials said Thursday.
10:35 AM EDT, March 22, 2012
Two Brooklyn Park men were stabbed early Thursday at their home during an argument that involved several family members.
8:19 AM EDT, March 27, 2012
Baltimore City police are investigating the shooting death of an unidentified man early Tuesday in the Hamilton Hills area.
7:50 AM EDT, March 26, 2012
A 26-year-old man was shot and killed outside his Gardenville home late Sunday night, city police said.
3:15 PM EDT, March 24, 2012
Winifred "Wink" Jonas remembered her initial encounter with the world's first computer. She had taken a mathematician job at Aberdeen Proving Ground in 1946 and was soon promoted to programmer for the ENIAC — Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. The astounding machine had taken eight months to assemble, weighed 30 tons and took up an entire room.
6:06 PM EST, March 8, 2012
A Towson attorney has filed suit to prevent Sheppard Pratt Health System from opening a residential group home in his Ruxton neighborhood, and is demanding that the state rescind a license recently issued for the facility.
3:59 PM EST, March 6, 2012
A Baltimore County volunteer firefighter was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center Tuesday morning with serious head injuries. County police say he had been struck on the head by a falling tree limb at an accident scene in Cromwell Valley.
8:14 PM EDT, March 26, 2012
A pipe that transports about 17 million gallons of untreated sewage from western Baltimore County to the Patapsco Treatment Plant in the city ruptured Sunday and continues to overflow into the Patapsco River.
11:31 AM EST, March 1, 2012
A man who identified himself as a police officer robbed a shopper near the Arundel Mills Mall Wednesday evening, Anne Arundel police said.
9:55 PM EDT, March 20, 2012
At a time when Roman Catholic bishops are waging political wars against contraception and same-sex marriage, one of the church's most hard-line generals was named Tuesday to head its historically important Baltimore archdiocese.
7:04 AM EDT, March 19, 2012
Funeral services for Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, an Army National Guard officer killed Feb. 25 in Afghanistan, are set for today at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Lutherville.
7:47 PM EDT, March 19, 2012
In the quaint town of New Windsor, officials have sold the municipal ball fields to a cement company, purchased a dilapidated inn with taxpayer money for development that hasn't happened and stuck residents with the bill for a nearly $5 million wastewater treatment plant.
9:50 AM EDT, March 21, 2012
Anne Arundel County police arrested a 33-year-old Annapolis man Tuesday night and charged him with beating his mother. Robert N. Benscoter faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, assault and reckless endangerment.
11:32 AM EST, March 7, 2012
Anne Arundel County Police have arrested one man in connection with a robbery last month in the parking lot of Westfield Annapolis Mall and are seeking two other suspects.
10:51 PM EDT, March 21, 2012
Baltimore County police said they filed charges against several people Wednesday in a triple stabbing that occurred the day before in the Garrison neighborhood. One victim remains hospitalized and two others have been treated and released, police said.
10:46 AM EST, March 7, 2012
A collision in Edgewater Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a 78-year-old man.
4:41 PM EST, March 1, 2012
A water main break in Overlea will likely affect rush hour traffic Thursday.
6:24 PM EST, March 3, 2012
Stanley F. Stearns, the photographer who captured the image of a young John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his late father, a picture that instantly evokes memories of the Camelot era, died of lung cancer Friday at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Harwood, his family said. He was 76.
10:58 AM EDT, March 18, 2012
A Parkville High School senior donned a thick pair of what police call "drunk glasses." As her classmates watched, she reeled, nearly stumbled and only missed hitting a pole because she had her hands outstretched.
6:35 PM EST, March 2, 2012
Two well-versed third-graders at Southwest Baltimore Charter School helped launch a book drive that will fill the shelves of their school library and three others in the city.
10:10 AM EDT, March 16, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 44-year-old Glen Burnie man with attempted second-degree murder and assault in connection with a domestic violence incident Thursday night in Linthicum.
7:46 AM EST, March 8, 2012
Baltimore police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man Wednesday night in the Walbrook neighborhood.
12:30 PM EDT, March 20, 2012
A 37-year-old man was shot and killed in a quiet Southeast Baltimore neighborhood after a gunman drove up alongside his vehicle at an intersection and opened fire.
7:29 PM EST, March 7, 2012
A second man who was shot Monday night in Southwest Baltimore has died from his injuries, police said as they released the names of both victims Wednesday.
8:05 PM EST, February 29, 2012
Crews from the Baltimore City Fire Department and the Maryland Department of the Environment worked most of Wednesday morning responding to a 2,000-gallon fuel spill from a train in South Baltimore.
11:47 AM EST, March 6, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 28-year-old Annapolis man with three counts of indecent exposure in connection with several incidents at Anne Arundel Community College last month.
8:10 AM EST, March 7, 2012
An unidentified man was killed Monday and another man was critically injured in the 3500 block of W. Mulberry St., Baltimore City police said.
3:33 PM EST, March 3, 2012
Jordan McKelvin, 14, hopes to turn her scores on golf greens into dollars to fund research and battle childhood diseases.
8:52 PM EST, February 29, 2012
An elderly man was shot early Wednesday when he confronted an intruder at his home in Severn, police said.
4:00 PM EST, March 7, 2012
A Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot a Maryland motorist who attacked the officer during an accident investigation on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday night.
8:04 PM EDT, March 19, 2012
The wife and four children of Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II stood silently before his casket Monday. Their arms were wrapped firmly around one another in a display of family solidarity and devotion for the soldier killed in Afghanistan.
9:02 PM EST, February 29, 2012
Just before Christmas, Peggy and Robert Marchanti spoke via Skype about presents he could give to the Afghan officers he had been working with. The Army National Guard officer told his wife back in Baltimore that he was making real progress in his efforts to train local police and wanted to show his gratitude.
8:44 PM EST, February 28, 2012
Allie Hammond turns 28 Wednesday, when she can celebrate her actual birthday. It's a bright spot in what can be an annoying circumstance — being a "leapling."
9:03 AM EST, February 28, 2012
The largest indoor venue in northeastern Maryland will be known as the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College.
7:42 PM EST, February 27, 2012
Baltimore County police have charged a 49-year-old city man with attempted murder, assault and burglary in connection with the robbery of a Towson home early Sunday morning.
7:50 PM EST, February 27, 2012
As violent protests continued in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that a Maryland National Guard major was one of two U.S. military officers shot to death inside a ministry building in the heart of the Afghan capital over the weekend.
9:20 PM EST, February 24, 2012
There was barely a whisper about God during a Carroll County-sponsored seminar Friday on the state constitution. The speaker was introduced as Pastor David Whitney to an audience of about 50 county employees in a lecture hall at Carroll Community College, but he made no attempt to proselytize.
2:05 PM EST, February 16, 2012
A fiery rear-end collision in Crofton Thursday claimed the life of one man and injured another.
8:00 AM EST, February 27, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating a shooting early Monday in the Park Heights area of Northwest Baltimore that left an unidentified man seriously wounded.
8:44 PM EST, February 17, 2012
An auditorium filled with about 500 children, nearly all dressed in red, suddenly grew quiet when the call came. The Rev. Joseph F. Barr was communicating via Skype from a sunny St. Peter's Square in Rome. He smiled broadly from a screen set up in the auditorium of Immaculate Conception School in Towson.
4:56 PM EST, February 26, 2012
Jeremy McCord worked freehand with 3,500 M&Ms, several cans of white icing and a 32-by-40-inch frame. He went withDr. Seuss, the theme suggested for the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibition at Towson High School, and sculpted the bite-sized bits of red, white and black into a grinning replica of the Cat in the Hat.
6:12 PM EST, February 25, 2012
A respected Palestinian physician established and ran his own hospital in Jaffa nearly 80 years ago, when the Mediterranean seaport was the cultural and commercial center of Palestine. The 55-bed stone building originally bore the name of Dr. Fuad I. Dajani, its founder. Although the name was changed decades ago, many residents still consider it Dajani Hospital.
6:13 PM EST, February 23, 2012
Baltimore homicide detectives were investigating a fatal shooting Thursday morning near Westside Elementary School, while two men were also shot in separate incidents on the city's east side Wednesday night.
9:37 PM EST, February 16, 2012
A Baltimore circuit judge has been nominated to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
4:41 PM EST, February 21, 2012
Michael Thomas Truluck, 13, texted his family that he needed a ride home shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. His mother said she saw nothing unusual in the request and sent her fiance to pick up Michael and two other boys, who had spent the afternoon together.
9:12 PM EST, February 12, 2012
Once among the thousands of dogs roaming Baghdad, a city that considers strays a menace, Sara eluded traps set by police and survived a car accident — albeit with a broken leg.
6:54 PM EST, February 23, 2012
Carroll County commissioners have asked county employees to attend a seminar on the Maryland Constitution led by a conservative Christian minister, sparking accusations that local officials are overstepping the boundary between church and state.
8:56 PM EST, February 13, 2012
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday will launch the city's Clean Community Competition, a block-by-block effort to rid neighborhoods of trash and to boost recycling.
9:55 PM EST, February 22, 2012
When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until the white patrons had gone.
1:07 PM EST, January 30, 2012
City fire crews took less than an hour Monday to recover a body, tentatively identified as a man, from the Patapsco River in Fairfield.
1:48 PM EST, February 21, 2012
An incident of road rage in Gambrills Monday led to a stabbing, a two-car crash and an arrest, police said.
10:53 AM EST, January 23, 2012
An accident Sunday in the Hanover area of Anne Arundel County has resulted in the death of an unidentified pedestrian, police said.
12:06 PM EST, February 8, 2012
Bel Air police are releasing few details about a woman who said she delivered a stillborn baby at a home in the town and then threw the body away.
3:10 PM EST, February 4, 2012
A woman who grew up rescuing lost critters has launched an effort to help pets and their owners survive financial crises together.
8:43 PM EST, January 29, 2012
At his ripe old age, most horses have retired to a blissful pasture, but not Merlin. The chestnut Morgan steed, in residence at a Glen Arm equestrian school, prefers working to grazing in his golden years.
10:51 PM EST, February 10, 2012
Members of a union for Harford County educators have accepted an agreement with the school system that will allow members to accept a one-time bonus that had been held up for months over a disagreement with County Executive David R. Craig.
3:40 PM EST, February 16, 2012
An unidentified man, believed to be in his 70s, died early Thursday after he was injured in a fire at a downtown high rise, fire officials said.
6:38 PM EST, January 23, 2012
The Archdiocese of Baltimore has launched its own investigation into a Towson priest arrested this month on charges of indecent exposure at an adult store.
5:20 PM EST, January 20, 2012
A four-alarm house fire early Friday in Cumberland has claimed the lives of two young sisters, according to an afternoon statement from the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
6:22 PM EST, January 30, 2012
City police are investigating the killing of a 19-year-old man shot Sunday night in Southwest Baltimore.
8:03 PM EST, February 3, 2012
A state trooper narrowly escaped serious injury during an early-morning chase Friday along Route 152 in southern Harford County, and a suspect has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
8:10 AM EST, February 6, 2012
Baltimore police are investigating an early morning stabbing Monday in the middle of downtown.
11:00 AM EST, January 11, 2012
For the second time in two days this week, city police are investigating a shooting in Cherry Hill.
10:24 PM EST, February 12, 2012
When Baltimore County police squad cars arrive at Chase Elementary in Middle River, it is usually for a social call. Uniformed officers, carrying several bags of carryout from a local deli, head to the fifth-grade classroom.
7:40 PM EST, January 24, 2012
Baltimore County will begin giving priority to veterans when making local government hiring decisions, officials announced Tuesday, a policy focused particularly on those returning from conflicts overseas.
8:20 PM EST, January 13, 2012
School and health officials worked Friday to ease parents' fears after three classmates at George Washington Elementary in Southwest Baltimore were diagnosed with scarlet fever — an ailment with a scary history, but one that is easily treated and usually not life-threatening.
7:30 PM EST, January 19, 2012
A new fire station officially opened Thursday at the Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River that will serve the military installation and nearby communities in eastern Baltimore County.
3:50 PM EST, January 18, 2012
Howard County police have arrested a 25-year-old Glen Burnie man, who they say was involved in a shooting last week in Columbia.
8:50 AM EST, February 9, 2012
A 30-year-old Harford County woman was killed Wednesday after her car collided with two other vehicles along Belair Road in Perry Hall, Baltimore County Police said.
5:42 PM EST, January 18, 2012
Annapolis police charged a 42-year-old city man with attempted first- and second-degree murder Tuesday in connection with a stabbing of a family member.
2:20 PM EST, January 24, 2012
A man died and another was critically injured early Tuesday when a vehicle overturned in Southwest Baltimore, according to city police and fire officials.
2:40 PM EST, January 13, 2012
Anne Arundel police spent much of Friday morning investigating reports of slashed tires in Brooklyn Park. Neighbors of several streets in the Arundel Village area, near the city line, began realizing their tires had been slashed at about 8 a.m.
6:08 PM EST, January 25, 2012
Baltimore and Harford counties are conducting their annual surveys of the homeless population this week, gathering information about how many people lack a permanent place to stay and why.
9:52 AM EST, January 4, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating the shooting death of a 62-year-old man, who is the first homicide of 2012.
5:28 PM EST, December 15, 2011
Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore.
9:15 PM EST, February 14, 2012
Holly Atwood, 18, chose a sequined, strapless wedding gown and train with a shoulder-length veil for her wedding to Steven Joseph, 21. He wore a tuxedo with a red vest and tie, a nod to Valentine's Day. She was so nervous she left her heels in the car and walked into the Baltimore County Courthouse in satin slippers.
12:02 PM EST, January 12, 2012
Howard County police are investigating a shooting of a 20-year-old man Wednesday evening in Columbia.
5:53 PM EST, January 10, 2012
Baltimore County police have identified the victims of a fatal fire Monday in Essex as a mother and daughter. Carolyn Lee Himmelheber, 63, and Stacy Lynn Himmelheber, 40, both lived at the rowhouse in the 900 block of Arncliffe Road in the Middlesex neighborhood.
10:58 PM EST, February 5, 2012
The idea of dancing with a boy sent several fifth-grade girls at Gunpowder Elementary into a tailspin. Jen Holland even gathered 25 signatures on a petition to curtail the lessons, but ultimately she left the paper at home.
9:56 PM EST, January 27, 2012
A renowned city architect designed St. Peter the Apostle Church 170 years ago. Irish laborers dug the foundation by hand, donating their labor to build it. And its early parishioners spared no expense in adorning their house of worship. They installed an elaborate white marble altar, with a life-size statue of the church's patron saint towering over it, and placed intricately carved angels at the sides of the tabernacle.
8:40 AM EST, January 18, 2012
Baltimore city police are investigating two shootings that occurred on the west side Tuesday evening within minutes of each other.
10:42 AM EST, January 4, 2012
Annapolis police are investigating two recent incidents of indecent exposure at stores in the city. In both cases, the victims provided similar descriptions of the perpetrator, but, police said, they have not yet established a connection.
12:12 PM EST, January 3, 2012
The Baltimore County Fire Department will receive nearly $2 million in Homeland Security funding to upgrade firefighting equipment and improve a fire station.
4:43 PM EST, January 5, 2012
Cynthia Larkins expected to be front and center and yelling "Hallelujah!" when city transportation officials turned on a new $100,000 traffic light Thursday at Wabash and Hillsdale avenues, near her home in Northwest Baltimore's West Arlington neighborhood.
12:35 PM EST, January 5, 2012
Two city residents were taken to an area hospital after a carbon monoxide leak in a Lake Clifton home Thursday morning, officials said.
8:11 PM EST, January 6, 2012
Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader.
8:28 PM EST, January 9, 2012
Commuters between Harford and Cecil counties will soon have a public transit option for crossing the Susquehanna River, one with a fare that is $4 less than the toll motorists pay to use the bridge.
7:15 PM EST, December 18, 2011
High school carpentry courses have given Paul "Pasha" Lippincott the skills to build a deck and a fence at his Towson home and the confidence to move ahead with a floor-to-ceiling renovation of the family kitchen.
8:37 AM EST, February 7, 2012
City police continue to investigate three separate shootings Monday that left one man dead and another critically wounded. Police said Gregory Kearney, 29, died of gunshot wounds about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Preston and Ensor streets in East Baltimore.
2:29 PM EST, December 9, 2011
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Route 924 near Vale Road around 5:23 a.m. Friday, according to a Maryland State Police officer in Bel Air.
4:32 PM EST, January 15, 2012
Nadia Karber spread yards of purple fabric across a sewing table, with all manner of lines marking inches. She measured and remeasured to assure accuracy before carefully pinning pattern pieces to the material. Then, from a sturdy apron this 9-year-old had just made for herself, she pulled out her sewing scissors.
3:58 PM EST, January 7, 2012
The barber spent at least 20 minutes grooming his client's hair and beard. With his clippers, brush, razor and shaving cream, he skillfully tended to every detail, frequently asking the man in the chair his preferences. When the appointment was done, the men exchanged thanks and a handshake.
10:53 AM EST, January 9, 2012
Baltimore firefighters and BGE crews were on the scene Monday morning of a one-alarm fire reported at a production building adjacent to the main U.S. post office downtown.
5:58 PM EST, December 17, 2011
They were dancing in the halls at Sandalwood Elementary School in Essex and for good reason.
8:04 PM EST, December 21, 2011
Like any prospective son-in-law, Sgt. Michael Frazier admitted to jitters about meeting his fiancee's father for the first time. Unlike most, the 29-year-old Marine flew to Miami Wednesday on a private jet with his own cheering section.
9:28 PM EST, January 11, 2012
The half-sister of Robert C. Richardson III recalled a tense relationship between the Harford County teen and their father Wednesday, as his family began to craft a legal strategy the day after he was accused of killing Robert C. Richardson Jr. and dumping his body in a pond.
8:03 AM EST, January 9, 2012
Baltimore police are investigating a shooting Sunday evening in Cherry Hill.
11:42 PM EST, January 31, 2012
A man pulled over on Interstate 95 early Tuesday morning was able to flee in a Baltimore County police cruiser before being fatally shot by officers just inside the city line, officials said.
8:43 PM EST, December 21, 2011
On the longest night of the year, a crowd of about 200 gathered at the Baltimore Inner Harbor Amphitheater. They stood before a display of well worn shoes, most of which held a flickering votive candle. Each shoe was tagged with a name of one of the 111 people who had died homeless in the city this year.
5:28 PM EST, January 24, 2012
Baltimore County will begin giving priority to veterans when making local government hiring decisions, officials announced Tuesday, a policy focused particularly on those returning from conflicts overseas.
8:25 AM EST, December 16, 2011
A double shooting on the city's west side Thursday evening sent two men to area hospitals.
8:04 PM EST, December 20, 2011
About 200 people shouted "Jobs! Jobs!" as they marched Tuesday through the streets of East Baltimore. Their voices grew louder and their numbers grew along the 10-block route to the headquarters of a nonprofit overseeing the $1.8 billion redevelopment of the area north of Johns Hopkins Hospital.
8:20 AM EST, January 19, 2012
A man walking his dogs shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday alerted Baltimore police to a body lying in a playground in the Norwood Heights neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore.
8:42 AM EST, December 7, 2011
An early morning barricade incident Wednesday on the city's west side ended when police took two armed robbery suspects into custody.
2:22 PM EST, December 15, 2011
Notre Dame Preparatory School in Hampton will break ground on a $1.2 million turf field that will honor alumna Yeardley Love, thanks to a $165,000 gift from the Charles T. Bauer Foundation.
3:46 PM EST, January 22, 2012
Nearly 2,000 Harford County government employees received a bonus last month, but, time is running out for several thousand educators whose union has rejected County Executive David R. Craig's one-time offer.
3:38 PM EST, December 8, 2011
Heavy rains infiltrated sanitary sewer lines at two locations in Baltimore and caused more than 24,000 gallons of untreated sewage to overflow from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, according to the city Department of Public Works.
7:14 PM EST, January 12, 2012
Police were investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in Southwest Baltimore, while a man was expected to survive a shooting that occurred Wednesday night at a Northwest Baltimore carryout.
10:06 AM EST, January 4, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have charged a 22-year-old Severn woman with assault and drug possession.
6:28 PM EST, December 28, 2011
The 19th-century stone mansion for sale on Elkton's Main Street offers an impressive list of features: numerous bedrooms and baths, as well as six fireplaces. But there's much more: a fully appointed wedding chapel filled with decades of memories — and even some reservations for next Valentine's Day.
11:52 AM EST, November 29, 2011
A 66-year-old Prince George's County man was killed in a multiple-vehicle crash Monday along Route 100 near Quarterfield Road in Pasadena.
10:14 PM EST, December 28, 2011
The 19th-century stone mansion for sale on Elkton's Main Street offers an impressive list of features: numerous bedrooms and baths, as well as six fireplaces. But there's much more: a fully appointed wedding chapel filled with decades of memories — and even some reservations for next Valentine's Day.
10:15 AM EST, November 30, 2011
A 52-year-old Arnold woman was killed Tuesday in a two-car crash in Anne Arundel County.
2:32 PM EST, December 14, 2011
Anne Arundel detectives are investigating a sexual assault that occurred early Wednesday morning in the Glen Burnie area.
6:52 PM EST, December 14, 2011
The U.S. Mint unveiled the designs Wednesday for two limited-issue coins that will be available in March to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. The $5 gold piece and the silver dollar pay homage to the national anthem, Fort McHenry and the Battle of Baltimore.
2:32 PM EST, December 8, 2011
Harford County Sheriff's deputies discovered the body of a 21-year-old man Thursday morning in a car parked in an Edgewood neighborhood.
5:30 PM EST, December 1, 2011
Navy Lt. Mark Tedrow has no problem reconciling an air show with a commemoration of the War of 1812, an era that precedes flight by almost a century.
10:32 AM EST, December 20, 2011
A 27-year-old Randallstown man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with an armed robbery Monday in North Point, Baltimore County Police said.
8:38 AM EST, December 16, 2011
A stolen car, being pursued by Baltimore County police, spun out of control Thursday evening in Towson and slammed into a Jimmy's taxi cab carrying three elderly women passengers.
11:49 AM EST, November 28, 2011
Baltimore County police have identified the man who committed suicide Friday by setting himself on fire in his Middle River home.
7:11 PM EST, December 14, 2011
Baltimore County has had two murder-suicides, homicides within families and among longtime friends, and an increase in suicides in the past few months. And on Tuesday evening, officers defused a hostage situation on the 12th floor of a high rise.
7:59 AM EST, November 8, 2011
Baltimore city police are investigating a stabbing that occurred early Tuesday in the downtown area.
9:06 PM EST, November 6, 2011
On a sunny Sunday morning, dozens of Boy Scouts began carefully anchoring candles in sand poured in paper bags and placed each luminaria on a military grave at an Essex cemetery.
4:50 PM EST, November 21, 2011
Ethan and Zach Taylor, 4-year-old twins, were spending a rainy Monday at the Essex Library when they noticed people placing new toys in a large decorated box. Their mother, Rachael Taylor, explained those toys were donations, destined for needy children. Both Essex preschoolers promised to add something to the box the next time they visit the library.
8:09 AM EST, December 15, 2011
A man, who was shot in the head at an East Baltimore barbershop about 7 p.m. Wednesday, remains in critical condition at an area hospital, police said.
2:48 PM EST, December 10, 2011
Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
8:23 AM EST, November 21, 2011
An early morning fire Monday at a rowhome in Southwest Baltimore has left one person in critical condition.
9:31 AM EST, November 18, 2011
University of Maryland College Park police are looking for two men who robbed a student at knifepoint Thursday evening.
6:05 PM EST, November 23, 2011
Water that leaked into an underground substation Wednesday morning caused a power outage at the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus downtown and closed at least 40 academic buildings, canceling classes.
11:45 AM EST, November 29, 2011
An early morning fire Tuesday has claimed the life of an 80-year-old Carroll County man.
5:40 PM EST, November 28, 2011
A rundown, vacant rowhouse in Southwest Baltimore will soon offer homeless and drug-addicted women a respite from the streets.
5:57 PM EST, November 19, 2011
Model trains, not turkey, top the Thanksgiving menu for the Schumm family of Harford County.
3:26 PM EST, November 21, 2011
Baltimore County police have arrested a 23-year-old Parkville man charged with attempted murder and assault in connection with a triple stabbing early Sunday at a nightclub in White Marsh.
1:25 PM EST, December 8, 2011
A 45-year-old man was stabbed to death Wednesday evening in the Northwest Baltimore neighborhood of Central Park Heights, city police said.
7:58 PM EDT, November 1, 2011
The Archdiocese of Baltimore added a new religious order of nuns Tuesday, its first in decades and one that began as an Anglican community.
9:59 PM EST, November 23, 2011
Baltimore County police have identified the pedestrian who died after being struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in Middle River.
8:08 AM EST, November 30, 2011
Baltimore city police are investigating the shooting death of a 29-year-old man Tuesday in the Carroll Park area. Police found the victim, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, at 7:33 p.m. in the 500 block of South Bentalou Street near Wilkens Avenue. He died at 8:05 p.m. at University of Maryland Shock Trauma.
8:44 AM EST, November 9, 2011
An attempted robbery and shooting sent two city men to an area hospital early Wednesday.
4:59 PM EST, November 24, 2011
The children's novel "The Adventures of M.T. Pitt" is helping Howard County promote healthy lifestyles for youths. The book shines a light on an imaginative young boy whose expanding girth makes him a target for the school bully.
2:19 PM EST, November 16, 2011
Baltimore County leaders hailed the official opening Wednesday of a 356-unit luxury apartment building on Route 43 in White Marsh as a magnet for businesses.
4:26 PM EST, December 3, 2011
About 900 Carroll County families are waiting for donations of toys, clothing and maybe a holiday dinner, but the county's social services will be able to fulfill the wishes of less than half of them. The deadline for donors to sign up came and went Thursday, leaving the county well short of its goal for seasonal giving.
6:04 PM EDT, November 5, 2011
Dustin Bradsher attended seven different high schools, three in his senior year, while he was in foster care. From the time he was 5, he bounced from one Baltimore-area foster home to another, with no responsible, caring adult that he could turn to for guidance and support.
7:56 PM EST, November 10, 2011
Wherever Alvin T. Jones has lived throughout his adult life, he has reserved wall space for his Navy memorabilia. He displays his three Air Medals and his Distinguished Flying Cross, his honorable discharge, dated 1945, and a wedding photo of a young uniformed sailor and his bride.
6:23 PM EST, November 23, 2011
Julia Seeley, 10, burst into the bustling kitchen in a church hall shortly before 5 p.m. and shouted, "There's buses here!" The first guests began arriving nearly an hour early for a traditional Thanksgiving feast that was still in the making,
3:08 PM EDT, November 1, 2011
The Baltimore City Fire Department is investigating an incident involving "a bottle bomb" found at a city school Tuesday, fire officials said.
11:10 AM EST, November 28, 2011
Baltimore County police have released the identity of the pedestrian killed in an accident Friday in Dundalk.
7:52 PM EST, November 17, 2011
With cannon booms, a drum roll and the Navy at the ready, the state unveiled its plans Thursday to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a series of events designed to showcase Maryland's role in the conflict.
7:25 PM EDT, November 4, 2011
The Bel Air High School production of "Almost, Maine," almost debuted in Harford County absent a scene many students considered critical to the drama about love in a small town.
5:29 PM EDT, October 27, 2011
Christina Antonini built a business before she started college, but charity, not entrepreneurial drive, motivated the 18-year-old freshman at Towson University.
6:44 PM EDT, November 2, 2011
The fire Monday at the Mt. Washington Tavern caused $2.5 million in damage to the structure and its contents, fire officials said.
10:58 AM EDT, October 24, 2011
Ron Schuk started his work day Monday with some unexpected company. When he arrived at the Randallstown auto repair shop about 7:45 a.m., several Baltimore County Police cars were on the lot.
3:42 PM EST, November 22, 2011
Cornelius Keith Johnson, 24, of Baltimore is facing a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of his half-brother on Nov. 13 at a Glen Burnie seafood restaurant.
4:20 PM EDT, October 19, 2011
Baltimore County police have charged a 23-year-old Cockeysville woman with assault in connection with a stabbing Tuesday evening at her home on Lord Byron Lane.
3:30 PM EDT, November 5, 2011
In an instant Russell and Kim Hurd went from planning their daughter's wedding to arranging her funeral.
11:36 AM EDT, October 31, 2011
Despite the rain, snow and blustery wind Saturday, a crowd of more than 100 robed clergy and their congregants surrounded the 18-foot-tall bronze statue of Martin Luther that overlooks Lake Montebello and recreated the original unveiling service from 75 years ago.
11:46 AM EDT, November 1, 2011
One of Baltimore's most famous drinking establishments sat in a shimmering pool Monday afternoon, a red condemnation sign propped on the front window above a smiling jack-o-lantern.
6:54 PM EST, November 18, 2011
A $500,000 contribution immortalized Mike Callas' name on the North Hagerstown High School Stadium. Other donors had their names placed on the athletic field for a $250,000 contribution and on the scoreboard for $100,000. And for $10,000, you could have your name put on one of the facility's restrooms.
6:33 PM EST, November 8, 2011
Dozens of early American flags hang from the rafters of the F. W. Haxel Flag Co. in Harford County. They bear the traditional alternating red and white stripes but only 15 stars, in a salute to that flag that flew over Fort McHenry in 1814 and inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem that became the national anthem.
8:47 AM EDT, November 3, 2011
Baltimore County firefighters battled fires at two homes in Randallstown early Thursday.
10:01 PM EST, November 20, 2011
Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro says he has found his spiritual home at Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Congregation in Mount Washington. After 18 months working together, one of Baltimore's oldest Jewish congregations has made Shapiro, 30, the youngest spiritual leader in its history and officially installed him in a ceremony Sunday.
5:04 PM EDT, October 20, 2011
Howard County is preparing for the county's $200 million bond sale Tuesday, buoyed by a AAA credit rating the county just earned from all three major bond rating agencies.
3:37 PM EST, November 21, 2011
Baltimore County police are investigating a rash of robberies at Goodwill stores in the northeastern area of the county.
6:07 PM EDT, October 12, 2011
A 70-year-old film that captures annual summertime excursions to Carr's Beach in Annapolis will debut at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Walbrook Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 2302 W. North Ave. The original footage, found on E-Bay and made into a DVD, shows employees of a city insurance company spending a day at the only beach open to African-Americans in the era of segregation. Organizers are asking seniors who have memories of the beach, which was a popular resort that drew well known black entertainers, to help them identify those pictured in the film.
10:53 AM EDT, October 24, 2011
Baltimore police are investigating the homicide of a 38-year-old man found early Monday in Reservoir Hill.
6:27 PM EDT, October 27, 2011
A panel of Roman Catholic priests and others in church life faced an audience of lively fifth graders Thursday, offering snippets of their personal history histories and the motivation for their career choices. But many children were so unfamiliar with a nun's habit and veil that several directed remarks to "the lady in the blue dress."
7:32 PM EST, November 17, 2011
A Catonsville resident recently told Joe Sanders there are no homeless people in the neighborhood, an observation that the chairman of Baltimore County Communities for the Homeless says he refutes frequently.
10:47 AM EDT, October 19, 2011
Baltimore City police are investigating two non-fatal shootings.
12:46 PM EDT, October 4, 2011
Baltimore County Police said they are investigating a homicide in Woodlawn Tuesday.
7:45 AM EDT, October 26, 2011
A chorus of "Sign it! Sign it!" grew louder and stronger as the young audience at a Howard County elementary school urged a slightly reluctant teacher to swear off soda for the next month.
7:12 PM EST, November 7, 2011
Ivy Jones likes to show off her auto-mechanics skills from a "classroom" that replicates a fully equipped car care center. Standing in an inspection bay, Jones, 19, handles the equipment with an expertise that she has developed while taking the 12-month course.
6:20 PM EDT, October 6, 2011
One singer crooned like Sinatra. One twanged in true Conway Twitty style and another gave a credible gravel-voiced impression of Louis Armstrong. And, of course, an Elvis entered the Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium with a guitar and had most of the audience swaying in the seats Thursday before he left the building.
7:46 AM EDT, October 26, 2011
With a little more than a week remaining in Baltimore County's Department of Social Services' annual Coats-4-Kids campaign, organizers are looking an estimated $6,800 shortfall in donations and ever increasing requests for a new winter jacket.
10:38 AM EDT, October 14, 2011
Officers in Baltimore County's Violent Crimes division are investigating a robbery and shooting in the Lansdowne area Thursday. Officers were called to the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle at about 8 p.m. and found a 32-year-old man who said he was robbed by two mean wearing masks. Officers have yet to determine what was stolen. The victim, whose address has not been released, was shot in the leg during the incident and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
7:27 PM EDT, October 11, 2011
In this corner of East Baltimore, where vacant houses outnumber occupied residences, patients at a methadone clinic buzzed about the activity down the street where police investigated a killing. Women approached the crime scene tape blocking off the intersection of North Port and East Lafayette streets, anxious to find out if the victim was a relative.
9:23 PM EDT, October 13, 2011
Decades ago, a trip to segregated Ocean City presented far too many challenges for African-American families. Instead they went to a sandy peninsula near Annapolis, known as "the beach," for a day's outing.
6:33 PM EDT, October 13, 2011
A grand Wurlitzer organ, salvaged from a Baltimore movie theater and ensconced in a suburban home since the 1960s, will soon play to audiences at another city institution.
8:36 PM EDT, September 26, 2011
Andy and Mary Laudenklos each spend more than 70 hours a week caring for their 600 cows, delivering calves and overseeing the milking at their Carroll County dairy farm — and they're also raising three young sons.
7:53 PM EDT, October 4, 2011
More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work.
6:46 PM EDT, September 30, 2011
A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women.
8:22 PM EDT, October 16, 2011
A daylong Colonial Camp gave fifth-graders at Joppa View Elementary School insights into 18th-century life in America and surprising news about whether they would have been eligible to fight in the revolutionary army.
2:46 PM EDT, October 1, 2011
Power was restored to a city pumping station Saturday afternoon, after a morning outage had public works officials calling for water conservation throughout much of Baltimore County's central corridor.
8:25 AM EDT, September 16, 2011
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Friday in Dundalk.
10:02 AM EDT, October 24, 2011
Baltimore County police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a tractor-trailer Friday in Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands.
7:32 PM EDT, October 4, 2011
Motorists along Route 24 in Harford County will experience new traffic patterns Wednesday as the state opens a nearly $40 million overpass in Abingdon, the major part of a three-year project that included improvements to Routes 24 and 924.
8:45 PM EDT, October 1, 2011
An elderly Reisterstown man died Saturday morning in an accident on Interstate 83 near Shawan Road in Hunt Valley, according to Maryland State Police.
8:43 AM EDT, November 3, 2011
Baltimore city police are investigating two west side shootings, which could be related.
7:49 PM EDT, October 21, 2011
Baltimore County police are investigating the deaths of two elderly people found inside a White Marsh home Friday.
10:13 AM EDT, October 4, 2011
A phone ringing at 5:30 a.m. can rattle anyone, even a professor immersed in the universe's mysterious dark energy. Adam Riess, an astronomy professor at Johns Hopkins University, learned in an early morning call from Stockholm Tuesday that he was one of three scientists to share the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics.
5:02 PM EDT, September 24, 2011
Wayne Malone is no longer running the distances he managed in his youth, but he is still racking up miles organizing an annual fundraiser that benefits the Down Syndrome Clinic at Kennedy Krieger in East Baltimore.
5:09 PM EDT, October 23, 2011
Rachel McCloud, 4, tested her first two-wheeler on the black-topped trail in Catonsville that was once the terminus for a streetcar line. Chase Draper celebrated his third birthday with a stroller ride on the same half-mile trek.
2:37 PM EDT, October 8, 2011
Every time Chris Seymour entered the garden shed at his home, he would stare at the sleek bike, a bequest from his older brother Robert, who died in May.
11:50 AM EDT, October 5, 2011
Baltimore County Police have identified the homicide victim found on the lawn of a Woodlawn home Tuesday.
8:03 AM EDT, October 10, 2011
Within a half-hour of her arrival on the TV set, Kerri O'Dair was transformed from casually clad college student to the picture of a young lawyer, dressed in pearls, a black suit and high heels. While a stylist applied makeup, the 18-year-old studied her notes and prepared for her appearance on "School Court TV."
2:19 PM EDT, October 11, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until the pilot landed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
9:07 PM EDT, October 3, 2011
Search crews on Monday recovered the body of a woman, believed to be the victim of a small plane crash over the weekend, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, police said.
7:28 PM EDT, October 17, 2011
Luke Curlett, 6, clutched his train-theme library books and stared at the photo of a locomotive exhibited 84 years ago at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad centennial celebration in Halethorpe. The image is one of 11 in the Arbutus Historic Mural Project on display at the Arbutus Library.
8:21 PM EDT, September 23, 2011
Baltimore County police responded to two separate stabbings at opposite ends of the county early Friday.
11:23 AM EDT, September 27, 2011
Baltimore police are investigating after officers found a man shot to death inside a minivan early Tuesday in Northwest Baltimore.
8:05 PM EDT, October 21, 2011
Baltimore County police are investigating the deaths of two elderly people found inside a White Marsh home Friday.
8:33 PM EDT, September 29, 2011
The new director at Health Care for the Homeless started there as a volunteer nearly 20 years ago and worked most recently as vice president for external affairs.
1:44 PM EDT, October 12, 2011
Harford Community College will air "Freedom Riders," a PBS documentary depicting one aspect of the Civil Rights era in America, at 2 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A discussion led by guest speakers, who were themselves freedom riders in the 1960s, will follow the showings, which are free and open to the public, in Room 243 of the college's Student Center. The event foreshadows a six-state, spring break trip, titled "Civil Rights Tour of the South – A Sojourn of the Past," set for 10 days in March.
5:40 PM EDT, October 10, 2011
Parking violators in Howard County might want to address those overdue fines, or they could be collecting their vehicles from the impound lot and paying towing, storage and late fees, too.
8:33 PM EDT, September 28, 2011
They first met in college — where he played halfback for the football team and she was homecoming queen. Donald and Jennye worked together on civil rights issues and remained friends after he graduated from what was then Morgan State College in 1956.
12:02 PM EDT, October 6, 2011
The Harford County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting of a 28-year-old man Wednesday in Edgewood. Officers responded about 10:30 p.m. to the 1900 block of Edgewater Drive, where they found Jerron Michael Brown, a resident of the home, shot in the chest. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he remains in critical condition, police said Thursday morning. Anyone with information should call 410-836-5003.
1:12 PM EDT, October 1, 2011
Maryland State Police are investigating a two-car, fatal accident in the northbound lanes of I-83 near Shawan Road in Hunt Valley. One person died at the scene, police said.
7:29 PM EDT, October 1, 2011
The University of Maryland took first place Saturday in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2011 with a solar-powered, energy-conserving WaterShed House that was inspired by the Chesapeake Bay.
7:41 PM EDT, September 20, 2011
The city's primary election is over, but in one district, the bickering between candidates continues.
8:31 AM EDT, September 21, 2011
A 29-year-old man involved in a double shooting Sept. 7 in Ashburton died at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday of gunshot wounds at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
12:31 PM EDT, September 19, 2011
Baltimore County utility crews dealt with yet another sewage spill at the Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station in Baltimore Highlands. About 525,000 gallons of sewage spilled from a 54-inch concrete pipe Saturday into the lower Patapsco River.
3:51 PM EDT, September 20, 2011
To trim operational costs, Baltimore County officials may offer eligible employees a retirement incentive package that could lead to the elimination of about 200 jobs. At the request of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the County Council introduced a bill Monday detailing the offers that will be made to about 1,100 eligible employees in the county's workforce of about 8,000. Those eligible for and interested in the offer would have to apply no later than Dec. 30 and would end their service by Feb. 29.
5:38 PM EDT, September 15, 2011
Solar panels under construction at a long-capped landfill in Howard County will soon be used to offset energy costs at a nearby elementary school.
10:23 AM EDT, September 20, 2011
City police are investigating a stabbing and a shooting that claimed the lives of two Baltimore men.
7:20 PM EDT, October 2, 2011
Harford County Democrats have decided not to appeal a court decision and will remain shut out of the process that sets council district lines for the next decade. Instead, they are looking to a broad review of the county charter to help protect their party's interests in the future.
12:20 PM EDT, October 7, 2011
The dozens of children who spend their after-school hours at the Stanton Community Center in downtown Annapolis can find help with homework, or a game of basketball. They get a bag lunch and assistance from a friendly group of volunteers.
7:21 PM EDT, October 2, 2011
Michael G. Rokos has traveled thousands of miles to pay homage to his American and Czech heritage and to the 28th U.S. president, who befriended his family nearly a century ago.
2:51 PM EDT, September 23, 2011
A story in a motorcycle trade paper started Bob Henig on his 20-year crusade to help children overcome a deadly disease that attacks 11 of them in the U.S. daily. The children's stories of coping, surviving and sometimes succumbing have kept him riding to raise money to battle pediatric brain cancer.
5:12 PM EDT, September 18, 2011
In Dundalk, the need for foster homes far outstrips the abilities of neighborhood families who can open their doors to children in crisis.
4:02 PM EDT, September 14, 2011
Steps from a weathered bench proclaiming Baltimore the "Greatest City in America," a pool of blood marked the spot where a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot early Wednesday.
6:21 AM EDT, August 23, 2011
Norma Thompson spent much of Monday dusting, polishing and sprucing up items that will fill a soon-to-open home improvement store in Halethorpe. The hours she volunteers with Habitat for Humanity's newest ReStore will help this Baltimore grandmother, who works as a housekeeper at a downtown hotel, earn a home of her own.
10:27 AM EDT, September 3, 2011
Many call the Battle of North Point, when the Maryland militia faced thousands of invading British soldiers, the forgotten battle in a nearly forgotten war.
4:03 PM EDT, September 1, 2011
A pipeline carrying raw sewage from a western Baltimore County pumping station to a treatment plant in the city has spilled more than 70 million gallons into the Patapsco River since it ruptured over the weekend.
9:18 PM EDT, August 15, 2011
City police have identified two men fatally shot in different parts of Baltimore on Sunday.
9:01 AM EDT, September 15, 2011
A 33-year-old Annapolis man faces charges of rape and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl.
1:20 PM EDT, August 20, 2011
As the application deadline loomed for vendors who want to participate in a fundraising event in Bel Air next month, Hazel U. Hopkins fretted that a favorite caterer might have forgotten to sign up.
9:22 AM EDT, September 8, 2011
Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since midnight Thursday.
8:41 AM EDT, September 15, 2011
The University of Maryland College Park campus police are investigating an assault on a female student while she was sleeping in her residence at Leonardtown Apartments.
11:27 AM EDT, August 22, 2011
The majority of customers who lost power during storms Sunday should have their electric service restored by early Monday afternoon, BGE officials said, though some scattered outages will extend later in the day.
5:48 PM EDT, August 11, 2011
More than 60 chefs arrived in Bel Air pulling trailers loaded with grills, seasonings, marinades, rubs, injectors, utensils and — of course — meat.
8:53 PM EDT, September 2, 2011
Hurricane Irene did more than topple trees and turn out the lights across the Baltimore area. The storm left behind some nasty, stinky reminders of its fury, as sewage spills forced beach closures and triggered warnings to stay away from the water as summer draws to a close.
3:02 PM EDT, September 7, 2011
A collapsed roof at an auto parts store in Lochearn at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday remains under investigation and resulted in no injuries.
5:02 PM EDT, August 24, 2011
Baltimore County Police have charged an Overlea man in the killing of 19-year-old Bradley Adam Robinson in White Marsh last week.
8:33 PM EDT, September 13, 2011
Two people were killed in Columbia in the span of a day, Howard County police said Tuesday.
12:19 PM EDT, September 15, 2011
A state audit released this week found that the agency responsible for child support failed to collect more than $1.7 billion over three years, largely because of insufficient enforcement against non-custodial parents who fell behind on their payments.
2:33 PM EDT, August 18, 2011
Baltimore County Police have identified a 19-year-old man who was fatally shot in White Marsh Wednesday night.
9:37 PM EDT, August 22, 2011
A Harford County child psychologist pleaded guilty Monday to child abuse and sexual assault of three young girls he had been treating at his Fallston office.
6:55 PM EDT, July 24, 2011
Sabriaya Shipley enrolled in a summer learning program that her mother promised would offer new experiences. But when the 15-year-old city girl discovered those experiences would be on horseback at a school in Baltimore County, she balked, at least a bit.
9:01 PM EDT, August 24, 2011
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the Horn of Africa.
6:37 PM EDT, September 5, 2011
For more than a century, Pooles Island Lighthouse guided mariners to the northern reaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Now the whitewashed granite tower has been relit and co-opted by nearby Aberdeen Proving Ground as a symbol of sweeping changes there.
3:38 PM EDT, August 5, 2011
For a few nights, Stepfanie Malone woke to soft fluttering noises in her third-floor Aberdeen apartment, but thought little of it. When she left the lights on one night, she discovered that a small brown bat was the source of the disturbances in the dark. Maintenance workers trapped the animal the next day.
12:46 PM EDT, August 17, 2011
The Maryland Natural Resources Police recovered the body of a missing boater from Tenthouse Creek in southern Anne Arundel County at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
5:40 PM EDT, August 12, 2011
From its dominant perch on Catonsville's main street, the stately 19th-century house has over the decades been the home of a neighborhood post office, a newspaper, a pharmacy and a long list of retail shops, selling everything from dry goods to tobacco.
7:01 PM EDT, July 20, 2011
A circuit judge threw out a lawsuit Wednesday from Harford County Democrats who are challenging the makeup of the all-Republican commission drawing new County Council district lines.
9:00 PM EDT, July 27, 2011
City police were investigating two homicides, including the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old man found in a car early Wednesday in Northeast Baltimore's Belair Edison neighborhood.
6:20 AM EDT, August 29, 2011
Harford County plans to open its first new elementary school in about a decade this week to ease crowding throughout the Bel Air area.
9:22 AM EDT, August 17, 2011
A two-vehicle collision Wednesday propelled a privately owned ambulance into a Randallstown home and sent two people to Sinai Hospital. No one in the house at the intersection of Marriottsville and Winands roads was injured.
5:26 PM EDT, August 19, 2011
Joe A. Hairston, superintendent of Baltimore County schools, opens every academic year with an address to supervisors and administrators, usually about 800 people in all. As he prepared to rally the crowd gathered Friday at Catonsville High School, he said he was just as enthusiastic about his 12th such speech as he was about his first.
10:16 AM EDT, June 25, 2011
A dance under a circus-sized tent at Aberdeen Proving Ground has raised more than $300,000 for a network of houses that offer free lodging to the families of wounded warriors.
8:15 PM EDT, July 26, 2011
The sound of gunshots in a residential neighborhood in Northeast Baltimore prompted an anonymous 911 call to police early Tuesday. Three city officers responded to a rowhouse on Nicholas Avenue, repeatedly knocked on the door and windows, and found nothing amiss.
8:27 PM EDT, August 8, 2011
Jury selection began Monday in the trial of John A. Wagner, a 34-year-old city man accused of killing a Johns Hopkins researcher last year.
6:03 PM EDT, July 18, 2011
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department on Monday named the woman who died in a July 2 fire in Edgewater.
3:00 PM EDT, July 23, 2011
Meredith Good-Cohn celebrates her 19th birthday today, knowing she is already a woman of tomorrow, a community activist, a scholar, a filmmaker, a volunteer in numerous capacities and the state's recycler of the year.
11:50 AM EDT, August 6, 2011
A century ago, the Page family settled in Catonsville, founded a church and operated the neighborhood grocery out of the front rooms of a home on Winters Lane.
2:15 PM EDT, July 16, 2011
Peg Niland's father did not let the lack of a road stop him from building a summer cabin 64 years ago. When the Conowingo Power Co. made lots available for nominal leases in northern Harford County, he chose one on Broad Creek, had lumber tossed from a nearby bridge and then towed it downstream behind his boat.
8:26 PM EDT, July 14, 2011
One of two Anne Arundel County teenagers hit by a passing car while leaving a carnival has died, a family representative said Thursday.
6:47 PM EDT, June 23, 2011
An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway.
5:48 PM EDT, July 26, 2011