A weak tornado downed a tree and snapped large tree limbs near Savage during storms Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Unseasonably cool air that moved in Sunday dropped much of Maryland close to freezing Monday morning, with highs expected in the 60s in the afternoon.
An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment.
Pleasant weather arrived Thursday afternoon and is forecast to continue into the weekend, with sunny skies and mild temperatures forecast Friday.
An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving $5.8 million to Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences for its efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine.