| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
After digging through trash cans and scouring with bomb-sniffing dogs, police determined that a Monday night call reporting a bomb inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards was a hoax.
Police said they received the bomb threat at around 9 p.m., and...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region.
Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Police officers, firefighters and rescue personnel gathered at Granville Gude Park Tuesday evening for Laurel's annual National Night Out.
Organized in communities across the country, National Night Out is an opportunity for law enforcement officials...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:46 AM
A hazardous materials unit and federal agents are investigating a suspicious substance found at the Baltimore office of Rep. Elijah Cummings, officials said.
City fire spokesman Ian Brennan said the substance was being tested, but referred additional...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
This year's Howard County Fair, which runs Aug. 3-10, is sure to be a blast — or at least, to include one.
For the first time, the 68-year-old event will include a Bull Blast, a rodeo featuring professional bull riding and bullfighters, as well as...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Fireworks were set off in a Fallston mailbox Wednesday night, prompting an investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's bomb squad.
Five firefighters responded to the 3200 block of Canterbury Lane at 10:55 p.m. after a blast was reported from...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:59 PM
An explosion in a Nottingham apartment building Thursday afternoon forced the evacuation of all residents after the building was flooded with lethal carbon monoxide gas.
The two-alarm blast caused no damage to the building and there were no injuries,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:19 PM
They're the kind of products that would never carry the words "As seen on TV." A winged backpack that flies you to school on time. An exploding water bomb that thwarts school bullies. A clothes hanger-shaped boomerang for felling a Tyrannosaurus rex....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Homes for Our Troops, a nation-wide nonprofit that builds homes for service members who have been severely injured in combat since Sept. 11, 2001, is breaking ground on a home in Rising Sun on Sunday at 10 a.m.
The home is for Marine Cpl. Jeffrey...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The strong showing by the most moderate of the six presidential candidates who were allowed to run in Iran's national elections last week is a sign that the Iranian people — if not the conservative clerics who have final say on policy matters ...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
An Aberdeen Proving Ground carbon dioxide tank exploded Monday night, damaging three buildings on the post and creating a blast that was heard and felt by residents several miles away.
People from Aberdeen, Havre de Grace and even as far away as North...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported.