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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.

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.

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that a new 700-seat school will replace Lansdowne Elementary School as part of a plan to address overcrowded schools in Baltimore County.

Northern Harford residents leery about smart meters

Northern Harford residents leery about smart meters

Smart meters became the subject of discussion during the Jarrettsville/Norrisville Community Council meeting Wednesday night, but the discussion did not become as heated as its been in other areas of Harford County.

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 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...

BWI expands 'express' parking lot

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

Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

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

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?

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

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

Easter brings sweet business to Catonsville bakery and candy shop

Sugar Momma's bakery and candy store works to fill orders for the holiday.

SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday

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

Franchot channels Sherlock in newest unclaimed property gimmick

Maryland, meet Comptroller Peter Franchot's newest gimmick to convince you to collect more than $980...

New city liquor board executive named

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

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...

David A. Wagner, port official, dies

David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later...

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...

Maryland Zoo aids in snowy owl rehab | VIDEO

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore had been tracking the migration of North American snowy owls to...

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...

Good Friday schedule and closings

This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:

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...

Baltimore County hosts compost bin, rain barrel sale

Baltimore County will hold its annual compost bin and rain barrel sale May 3, officials said...

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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...