| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Matthew Smothers, 42, of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault.
A door was stolen from a construction site Wednesday in the...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Bel Air town officials appear poised to welcome mobile food vendors inside the town limits, but the range where they will be able to operate will be very limited.
If the Board of Town Commissioners approves an updated version of the ordinance regulating...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Crying as she testified, a former scheduler for Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold told a judge Friday that she emptied her boss' urinary catheter bag several times during the workday and went along with planting signs for his 2010 re-...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Sitting in a federal courtroom Friday in a jail-issue jumpsuit, the diminutive Jean Brown stood accused of beating a member of an international drug ring, which she allegedly ran, so hard that one of his eyes was dislodged from its socket.
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A Calvert County judge brushed aside Friday a potential legal hurdle to exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay, ruling that Dominion, the Richmond, Va.-based energy company, does not need the Sierra Club's permission to convert its LNG...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Author's note: This piece concerns racial healing in America. It is submitted as we continue to mourn the incomprehensible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. May those families, that community, and the nation that grieves with...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Activist Kim Trueheart, a vocal critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration who was arrested and jailed Wednesday after trying to enter City Hall, said Thursday that she was dismayed that police officers would attempt to keep a citizen...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Robert Bork, who died Wednesday, occupies a peculiar position in the pantheon of American conservative heroes. Most conservatives celebrated Judge Bork as the champion of constitutional values who was denied his rightful position on the Supreme Court by...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The year began with the first baby of 2012 as Aa'Liyah Hope was born to mom Charity Davis. The new bundle of joy came into this world at 7:44 a.m. at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. Baby Aa'Liyah, who was a month premature, weighed in at 5...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The Wall Street Journal over the weekend used Baltimore and the world-renowned Maryland Shock Trauma Center as the setting for a story saying hospital statistics show gun violence nationwide was “soaring,” and that a continuing national...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Federal authorities announced Tuesday that they had cracked a large suburban Maryland drug organization, arresting 18 people and charging 15 of them with conspiracy to distribute more than a ton of marijuana.
According to a federal grand jury indictment,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A Harford County Board of Education member says the school system needs to establish a more comprehensive policy to ensure the safety and security of students and staff in light of the Newtown, Conn., shootings last month.
"While we have certain...