| Feb 2, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., accused of making bombs in his Glen Burnie home, set off a device so powerful that it "blew off his pants," according to federal documents.
According to federal court documents, a U.S. magistrate judge granted a warrant to the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A Baltimore man nicknamed the "Dine and Dasher" for skipping out on dozens of restaurant tabs — sometimes by faking seizures — was convicted again Wednesday in District Court.
Andrew Palmer, 44, was found guilty of skipping out on a $50...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67.
Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:15 AM
For air traffic control student Diogenes Gama, hearing the news about the new Federal Aviation Administration hiring policy that went into effect Feb. 10 was a shock.
The new FAA "off the street" hiring policy will no longer give any preference to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Main Street Tower owners Renato Buontempo and Richard Lynch went before the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Tuesday night to request permission to put their restaurant's rooftop deck tent back up for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day festivities....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Date: Dec. 6 and 7
Her story: Zaineb Makhzoumi, 33, grew up in Lutherville. She is a dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her parents, Hassan and Rayya Makhzoumi, emigrated from Beirut...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Date: Dec. 31
Her story: Julie Russell, 31, grew up in White Marsh. She is a pediatric nurse on a neuro-behavioral unit, where she works with autistic children. Her parents, Bettyann and Robert Russell, live in White Marsh.
His story: Eric Gullett,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Police found a decomposing body floating in an industrial area Thursday at the mouth of the Inner Harbor, a grim discovery that marks the ninth time since October a person has turned up dead in the waters of Downtown Baltimore.
Investigators say they...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The brightly colored kayaks strapped to roof racks contrasted with the snow as a small party gathered a couple of weeks ago at the Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot on Jones Road. Kayakers clad in rubber dry suits, liners and winter coats clambered...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way.
During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...