| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Congress seems to be focusing its austerity efforts on America's most vulnerable citizens, including those who need help feeding their families. Meanwhile, large food subsidies that benefit the most affluent Americans aren't even on the table.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Do I have to cut up fallen leaves with a mower before I use them as mulch? I don't have a mulching mower.
No, you don't. In fact, many beneficial insects overwinter in leaf litter. You'll notice that no one chops up the fallen leaves in a woods, yet the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Anne Arundel County Police say they took in about 351 pounds of unused medicine during the department’s Prescription Drug Take Back initiative, held Oct. 26.
The event was sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Anne Arundel...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Local, state and federal law enforcement officials took slightly more than 1,700 pounds of unused prescription medications in Harford County Saturday during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Joseph Ryan, manager of Harford County's Office of Drug...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Thirty years ago, the governors in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania; the mayor of D.C.; and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator signed the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, solemnly pledging to stem the flow of pollutants and bring the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When demolition begins next week on several blocks of rowhomes, it will mark the start of a new phase for the nonprofit created by the city and others to redevelop 88 acres in East Baltimore just north of the Johns Hopkins University medical campus.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak.
State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Rockville biotechnology company Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has struck a deal to buy Canadian firm Cangene Corp., which employs 100 people in Baltimore, for $222 million in cash, the companies said Thursday.
Emergent is paying $3.24 per share for...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The downtown Baltimore skyline is about to change.
The name of the defunct Examiner newspaper will no longer adorn the building at 400 E. Pratt St., visible throughout the Inner Harbor. Instead, the name of digital marketing firm R2integrated will go...