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  • Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire

    Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire
    Two young children and a man died as a two-alarm fire swept through their Curtis Bay home early Saturday. A woman, who neighbors said was the children's mother, was in critical condition after jumping from a second-story window. Neighbors in the 4100...
  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • Help out our local Scouts with their food drive [Ellicott City]

    It's almost time for Scouting for Food, the Boy Scouts of America's annual food drive that has collected over 47 million items since the program began in 1985.  On Saturday, March 8, Howard County Scouting units — Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing...
  • Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive

    Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive
    Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82. The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
  • Carver soccer team reaches out to Oklahoma team

    Carver soccer team reaches out to Oklahoma team
    The girls soccer team at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson is hard at work this off season collecting donations and preparing gifts for their peers at Moore High School in Oklahoma, in the town that was heavily damaged by a May 2013...
  • After Sunday snow, Harford bracing for the 'big one'

    After Sunday snow, Harford bracing for the 'big one'
    Harford County is bracing for another round of winter weather that could produce the heaviest snowfalls this year. The area is under a winter storm watch from 7 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday, as a snow storm moving up from the South is expected to drop...
  • Harford firefighters help with fire that destroys Fawn Grove house

    Harford firefighters help with fire that destroys Fawn Grove house
    Harford County firefighters helped fight a two-alarm fire that destroyed a farmhouse in Fawn Grove, just across the state line in Pennsylvania, early Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at an "old, two-story, stone-...
  • For 5-year-old, real-life superheroes responded to shooting

    For 5-year-old, real-life superheroes responded to shooting
    When Patricia Sanders packed a Batman doodle pad into her purse Saturday morning, she couldn't have known it would provide anything more than a brief distraction for her 5-year-old son, Aidan, as he waited to get his hair cut at The Mall in Columbia....
  • Two injured after three-alarm apartment fire in Pikesville

    Two injured after three-alarm apartment fire in Pikesville
    A three-alarm fire broke out in a garden apartment complex in Pikesville early Thursday morning, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, Baltimore County fire officials said. Several people were inside their homes as the fire was...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Tobacco-free kids week February 9 to 15, kids...
  • Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, retired manager

    Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, retired manager
    Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, a retired branch manager for BSI Temporaries and a former longtime Ruxton resident, died Jan. 28 of complications from a stroke at the Life Care Center of Acton in Massachusetts. She was 88. The daughter of William A. McLaren...
  • Power restoration could last into Friday, before weekend snow chance

    Power restoration could last into Friday, before weekend snow chance
    Some of the more than 170,000 power outages caused by a thick glaze of ice across the state Wednesday might not be repaired until Friday, utility officials said, prompting leaders in two counties to open shelters at schools that were closed for the day...