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Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

When Brooks Paternotte bought his 10-acre property in Owings Mills three years ago, it came with a chicken coop.

Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

It's a typical scene at fire departments everywhere: lockers lining the garage and boots at the ready for quick changes when an emergency calls.

Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week

Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week

There are two parts to Parts & Labor, Amy and Spike Gjerde's new Remington project.

LA Fitness opens at Towson Commons

LA Fitness opens at Towson Commons

The once-vacant AMC movie theater space inside Towson Commons that symbolized the downtown building's slide into deterioration a few years ago re-opened Thursday as a glistening, 52,000-square-foot LA Fitness facility.

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.

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...

SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday

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

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...

New city liquor board executive named

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

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

Casino operators join forces on New York venture

Two Maryland casino operators are teaming up in hopes of opening a casino and resort in the Hudson...

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.

Emmorton residents warn of gridlock as projects move forward in Route 24 area

Emmorton-area residents urged Harford County officials to consider new traffic solutions as two...

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...

Howard police release photo, video of High's armed robbery | VIDEO

Howard County police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a...

Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

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

BWI expands 'express' parking lot

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has expanded its express parking lot by 60 spaces, after relocating...

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

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

Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

Is Ocean City the most dangerous place to live in Maryland? Even more dangerous than Baltimore?

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