Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about...

One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

One child was killed and eight others were injured by falling tree branches at a Christian summer camp in Carroll County during Tuesday night's storm, a fire department spokesman said.

Slim win in tight GOP primary for Baltimore County executive

Slim win in tight GOP primary for Baltimore County executive

Nearly two weeks after the primary election, the Republican primary for Baltimore County executive came down to 18 votes, with George Harman of Reisterstown edging out Tony Campbell of Towson.

Anderson, Roman-Duval win Arbutus Firecrcker 10K race

Anderson, Roman-Duval win Arbutus Firecrcker 10K race

Hurricane Arthur stayed off the coast and the recent sweltering hot and humid days gave way to an overcast cloudy morning for the 32nd annual Arbutus Firecracker 10K, which began and ended at...

Two kayakers at Prettyboy charged

Two kayakers at Prettyboy charged

Two kayakers who were injured after falling 200 feet over the face of the dam at Prettyboy Reservoir have been charged with trespassing.

Sagamore Farm building burns in fire

Sagamore Farm building burns in fire

A fire badly damaged a recently-renovated building at Sagamore Farm in northern Baltimore County Monday night into Tuesday, the farm's management and Baltimore County fire officials said.

Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.

Naval officer from Sparks recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

When the report of a shooting came in over the radio last September at the Navy Yard in Washington, Master at Arms Charles Pitt initially assumed it was a drill.

One released from hospital, other stable after 200-foot fall off Prettyboy Dam

One released from hospital, other stable after 200-foot fall off Prettyboy Dam

One patient was released from hospital care and another was in stable condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Monday, after the two fell 200 feet off Prettyboy Dam in northern Baltimore...

High flows on Gunpowder stir debate

High flows on Gunpowder stir debate

Tucked amid the woods of northern Baltimore County is one of Maryland's natural gems — the Big Gunpowder Falls, a nationally renowned trout stream that draws anglers from far and wide to try...

Boys lacrosse coach Brian King resigns from Hereford, moves to John Carroll

Boys lacrosse coach Brian King resigns from Hereford, moves to John Carroll

Hereford boys lacrosse coach Brian King, who led the Bulls to five Class 3A-2A state titles in six years, has resigned and accepted the same position at John Carroll.

Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities

Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities

Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 — that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year.

Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

Lightning strike damages Monkton church

Lightning strike damages Monkton church

The Monkton United Methodist Church was damaged when lightning struck the steeple early Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County officials. Police responded to a caller at 1:37 a.m. who said...

Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers

Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers

The Youth Theatre of Northern Baltimore County is celebrating its 10th anniversary by putting on a musical featuring songs and lyrics written by Stephen Schwartz, composer for Broadway hits "Godspell"...

Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai

Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai

A decision Annie Seaman made in 2008 as a seventh-grader at Hereford Middle School has changed the course of her life. Chinese classes were being offered that year for the first time in Baltimore...

Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year

Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year

When it comes to football, wrestling and lacrosse, few athletes can match the all-around success of Hereford's Brock Turnbaugh, who uses toughness and strength to dominate opponents.

BCPL gets cooking with science-themed summer reading club

BCPL gets cooking with science-themed summer reading club

Librarians are enticing children to read with elephants' toothpaste, fizzy fountains, potato alarm clocks  —and a volcano or two, now that school is out and the 2014 Summer Reading Club&...


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