| May 15, 2013
| 8:22 PM
A man in Carroll County was checking his mailbox Wednesday afternoon when he discovered a pipe bomb, the Office of the State Fire Marshal said.
The man was not injured. The mailbox was described as "rural," in the 3800 block of McMullen Road in...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
An 18-year-old man was arrested and accused of making a false bomb threat on Thursday that targeted the Old Mill school campus in Millersville, Anne Arundel County police said.
Matthew Permenter, 18, of Baltimore, was charged with disturbing school...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Portions of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg, Pa., are expected to remain closed for several more days following a massive fuel tanker crash and explosion Thursday morning that damaged the highway and bridge, Pennsylvania transportation officials said....
| May 1, 2013
| 6:45 AM
In my reading and listening about the fertilizer plant fire and explosion in West, Texas, I have noticed a dearth of comments about the dangers faced by first responders ("Obama to honor firefighters killed in Texas fertilizer blast," April 24).
| May 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:28 AM
What is now billed as the "world's largest rockfish tournament" began 30 years ago with a different catch in mind — bluefish — and pretty much remained that way until a decade ago.
That's when the once-plentiful bluefish population became...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Baltimore County police said a man was found dead in Chevy Blazer in White Marsh Saturday morning.
An officer found the man unresponsive in the SUV along with three hand-written notes. The contents of the notes were not released but police spokesman Cpl....
| Dec 16, 2012
| 10:30 PM
The finale of “Homeland” Season 2 was an appropriately epic and totally off the wall conclusion to a narrative arc that prioritized constant, edge-of-your-seat dramatic momentum, even at the occasional cost of believability.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:42 PM
A man, who a witness says fell asleep in his car sitting at a Forest Hill intersection early Saturday morning, crashed into the garage of a house in Spenceola Parkway minutes later, rupturing a gas line and causing nearby homes to be evacuated.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Citing a soured relationship with city government, Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate, developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, said Wednesday that he has moved his businesses to Baltimore County.
"I've been around for 43 years,...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Stars are shooting, drinking, driving and chomping, and the government is watching. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 22, 2013.
You have to love Congress. America's favorite band of geriatric jokers decided it would be hi-LAR-ious to...