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Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

Odenton volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

Firefighter William Fisher returned to work at Odenton this month, eight months after having his right leg amputated below the knee, the result of a lingering injury from his Army service in Iraq.

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Just as the statistics-heavy "Moneyball" approach changed how teams build rosters, the scheduling solution can lie in math.

New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. Governing has been even tougher.

City tries fresh effort in Old Town

City tries fresh effort in Old Town

The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip.

Another dominant day gives No. 1 McDonogh girls record 104th straight win

Another dominant day gives No. 1 McDonogh girls record 104th straight win

McDonogh's girls lacrosse players put the finishing touch on their historic 104th straight victory Thursday afternoon with a raucous celebration.

Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

A Street resident has been charged in connection with starting a three-alarm field and woods fire April 10 that burned more than four acres.

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with community

Members of gay community said they still feel targeted, disrespected or left to fend for themselves.

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through the screening.

Harford airport gets OK to expand despite residents' objections

Harford County's zoning hearing examiner has recommended a special exception be granted to Harford...

Man killed in shooting in NW Baltimore

A man was shot and killed on the northern edge of Gwynns Falls Park Wednesday evening, police said.

Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home

A Baltimore judge sent a police officer to jail on Wednesday for 45 days after he was convicted of...

Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

UM graduate shepherded film "Make Your Move" from beginning to end.

Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives...

Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony...

Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

A freeze warning is again in effect across the region for early Thursday morning.

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday...

Z on TV: Don Scott leaving WJZ-TV in July

Don Scott announced that he's retiring from WJZ-TV July 12.

SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday

Although there was a significant public outcry in 2009 when State Highway Administration officials...

Dan Rodricks: A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case

Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of...

New city liquor board executive named

Baltimore's liquor board commissioners said Wednesday they've hired an experienced administrator...

Elderly man killed in Salisbury home invasion

A 72-year-old man was killed and another man injured in a home invasion in Salisbury early Wednesday...

Inner Arbor plans to add trees to Symphony Woods

The Inner Arbor Trust has announced plans to add 169 trees to Symphony Woods as part of phase one of...

Man struck by car and killed in Westminster

A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday,...

Car catches fire in Mount Washington

A car caught fire in Mount Washington Wednesday night, sending flames as high as 20 feet in the air,...

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Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker

Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker

Lisa M. Wehr, a homemaker who enjoyed visiting beaches, died March 19 of heart failure at her East Baltimore home. She was 48.

William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard...

Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease...

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case - April 17, 2014 - Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of Esther Lebowitz in the news was Nick...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Center for at-risk youths housed in Brooklyn landmark - March 7, 2014 - I crossed the Patapsco River and arrived in Brooklyn in search of the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development. It was not hard to spot...