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Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

The average number of days Annapolis and Baltimore see flooding that causes road closures or overwhelmed storm drains has grown over the past 50 years.

Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?

Confusion over the date to celebrate the city's birthday.

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina 

The Baseball Hall of Fame reduced the number of years a player can remain on the ballot from 15 years to 10 last weekend.

Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson

Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson

After 40 years, pediatric nurse Stephanie Dieter knows her job. At the practice of Drs. Gouel and Blotny, P.A., on the campus of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, the Anneslie resident greets patients, escorts them to an examining room, records their height, weight and temperature, and finds out what's going on in order to prep the doctor. 

Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Two years later, the mysterious kidnapping of one of Aberdeen's most prominent citizens remains a wide-open case.

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Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium.

Baltimore Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers

Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers 

At meeting on Pride, a tussle over Baltimore's LGBT future.

Lawmakers push OPM to release retirement rules

Lawmakers push OPM to release retirement rules 

Phased retirement was supposed to be good for everyone.

Ubaldo Jimenez Treats Minor Leaguers To Fancy Dinner [Baltimore Sports Report]

Important beard journalism: Investigating the Maryland basketball photoshoot [Testudo Times]

Drone used in prison contraband smuggling [The Quinton Report]

Virgin Mobile FreeFest music event not returning this year 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years,...

Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University...

BCPS withdraws $35M Loch Raven renovation plan

Baltimore County Public Schools has withdrawn its contentious, $35 million proposal to renovate...

City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying 

Residents of one of Baltimore's many "food deserts" will gain more access to fresh meats and produce...

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from...

Atlantic system could become Tropical Storm Bertha this week

A tropical system that formed off the coast of Africa could become this season's second named...

Neighbor heard arguing night before Dundalk woman went missing 

The night Dorothy Grubb went missing, police say, a witness heard the 60-year-old woman and her...

Md. School for the Blind to get $30M campus upgrade

The Maryland School for the Blind will get a $30 million campus upgrade that includes a classroom...

Baltimore police officer charged with assault | VIDEO

A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck...

Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case

Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of an off-duty New Jersey police officer accused...

Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

Jurors are set to resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer...

Chamber of Commerce developing smartphone app for all things Towson

In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks...

City relaunches Virtual Supermarket Program in Cherry Hill 

Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket is up and running for the first time in about nine months under a...

Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown

It's been more than a decade since a new commercial office building was built in downtown Columbia.

Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans...

Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care | VIDEO 

Maryland's primary-care backlog has become one of the worst in the nation, officials said Monday.

GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites —...

Md. Lottery creates Ravens-themed ticket

Even if you don't win, you might win. That's the promise of the Maryland Lottery's new $5 Ravens...

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John J. Ray, BGE administrator

John J. Ray, BGE administrator

John J. Ray, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. administrator of quality assurance who was a founding member of St. Thomas More...

Laurel A. Oleynick, veteran and volunteer

Laurel A. Oleynick, veteran and volunteer

Laurel A. Oleynick, a former X-ray technician and longtime volunteer, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at the Loch Raven VA...

Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care...

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

'Family counts, and it counts for a great deal'  - July 26, 2014 - One of the most sobering facts from Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander's long, deep look at the lives of nearly 800 Baltimore children...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue - July 18, 2014 - After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had...