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Howard cities rank among top 10 'Best Places to Live'

Howard cities rank among top 10 'Best Places to Live'

Columbia and Ellicott City have once again placed among the top 10 "Best Places to Live," according to Money Magazine's biennial ranking of small cities.

Ravens reach out to sponsors over Ray Rice case

The Ravens have been reaching out to try to ensure that dozens of long-held relationships and the millions in revenue they provide remain intact.

Patton Oswalt dines at Salt, invites John Waters to meet him

Patton Oswalt dines at Salt, invites John Waters to meet him

Everyone wanted to hang out with John Waters this week.

Baltimore County jury finds man guilty in fatal stabbing case

Baltimore County jury finds man guilty in fatal stabbing case

A Baltimore County jury found an Anne Arundel County man guilty Monday in the fatal stabbing of a woman he once dated.

Bel Air's Festival for the Arts brings out the crowds

Bel Air's Festival for the Arts brings out the crowds

Thousands of people filled Bel Air's Shamrock Park and the surrounding streets Sunday, as the city's 49th annual Festival for the Arts drew another robust mix of crafts and entertainment.

CAMPAIGN 2014

Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment

Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment 

A diverse coalition of business groups, unions and transit advocates is urging Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and lawmakers to divert the money to other purposes.

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

CDC wants people to understand that HIV-positive people who receive treatment live longer and healthier lives compared to those who don't receive treatment.

Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown 

Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown.

The case against public financing [Seventh State]

The case against public financing [Seventh State]

To a certain type of liberal, public financing of elections seems like a splendid idea. It isn't. Here is why. (Image by Flickr user...

City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in Baltimore 

The City Council gave final approval Monday to a plan to offer up to $5,000 in tax credits to...

Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River 

Not many people can say they ran underneath the Patapsco River, but now about 900 Special...

Grant to pay for more homeless families to receive housing

The nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore announced Monday that it would use a $1.5 million...

Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross 

It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community...

Maryland NOW PAC endorses Brown, denounces Hogan

The political action committee of Maryland's branch of the National Organization for Women gave...

1 dead in East Baltimore crash

One person was killed in a crash on Erdman Avenue at Interstate 895 in the Pulaski Industrial Area...

NASA mission enters Mars orbit to study where planet's atmosphere went 

MAVEN's arrival coincides with upcoming comet fly-by, creating bonus scientific opportunity.

Jessup man killed in motorcycle crash in Howard County

A Jessup man was killed Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a guardrail in...

North Laurel man charged with manslaughter in death of father

A 46-year-old North Laurel man faces manslaughter and second-degree murder charges in connection...

Harford County man shot and killed outside Baltimore restaurant

A Forest Hill man was shot and killed early Saturday morning outside a Southeast Baltimore seafood...

Two arrested in Howard Co. burglaries

A Virginia man and a South Laurel man have been charged in a series of September burglaries,...

Otis M. 'Jim' Long dies at 87

Otis M. "Jim" Long, a retired Maryland state trooper who survived the sinking of his aircraft...

Texas Roadhouse coming to Dundalk

Texas Roadhouse, a Louisville, Ky.-based chain of casual dining steakhouses, has signed a lease at...

William A. Fogle Jr. dies following stroke

William A. Fogle Jr., who had been Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-...

Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs 

Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning...

Man shot in the groin in West Baltimore

A man was shot in the groin late Saturday, Baltimore police said. He is expected to survive his...

Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown 

Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a...

Annual toilet races go on in Hampden 

It began with a bathroom renovation and ended with a toilet race Saturday at Hampdenfest.

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Samuel F. Baxter, veteran and railroader

Samuel F. Baxter, veteran and railroader

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John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

Where were Chris Davis and Ray Rice for teachable moments?  - September 13, 2014 - After reading Chris Davis' apologetic statement on his suspension from the Orioles for taking a drug he wasn't allowed to take under the...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor  - August 8, 2014 - As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The...