RECREATION AND OUTDOORS

With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects

With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects

Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there.

Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River

Not many people can say they ran underneath the Patapsco River, but now about 900 Special Olympians and their supporters can add that to their athletic...

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Pa. man catches top prize at Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale

Rick Snider of Biglerville, Pa., was the top winner in the grand-prize drawing at the Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale last Sunday, walking away with a boat, motor and trailer from Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boats.

Big hand for a tiny turtle

America's tiniest turtle is getting a helping hand from Uncle Sam.

Father's diagnosis leads to Ride to Conquer Cancer

Cathy Teodosio, a 55-year-old special education teacher, has been biking in fundraising events for more than two decades, but next weekend's Ride to Conquer Cancer will be especially personal for her.

Bird migration study claims orioles will flee Baltimore

I could see the headline as soon as I saw the tweet: NPR reports orioles leaving Baltimore.

Local gymnasts aim high as members of AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent' 

Arbutus resident Emily Ruppert has spent this summer flipping, jumping and dancing her way across the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City.

Sports Digest: Pa. man wins grand prize at 2014 Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale

Rick Snider of Biglerville, Pa., caught a 40.5-inch striped bass off Breezy Point in Calvert County to win the grand prize of a boat, motor and trailer from Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boats at Sunday's 2014 Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale. Forty anglers caught specially tagged...

New rules as bow season for deer opens in Maryland; new boating restrictions

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer opened statewide Friday and continues through Jan. 31.

After theft of bikes from program in Druid Hill Park, share program resumes

Three months after dozens of bicycles used in a popular Baltimore bike-sharing program were stolen from Druid Hill Park, city officials said they have gathered enough donations to restart the program.

Twice told she'd never run again, Karen Manns ready to run, bike and swim

Dressed in her Baltimore City police uniform, Detective Karen Manns said last month that she is in the best shape of her life. Eleven years ago, however, her career and health were at risk.