| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Drivers have reported that new cell phone blocking technology at the Baltimore City Detention Center may be extending beyond the jail's walls, despite assurances to the contrary.
Three people have told The Baltimore Sun that they were using their cell...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete.
For years, the critics have advocated forcing companies...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:50 PM
I have been writing a lot about Al Jazeera since the Qatar-based news operation bought Al Gore's wreck of a channel in January to gain access to some 50 million U.S. homes.
When the purchase was made, I'm the guy who wrote: "Why Al Jazeera's purchase of...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Brie Daugherty doesn't object to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. replacing a gas line in her Arbutus neighborhood.
It's the flooded basement — courtesy of a sewer line broken by a BGE contractor — that bothers her.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:19 PM
There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings.
In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Harford County and National Weather Service officials confirmed late Tuesday that a tornado caused extensive damage to homes and farms in the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Stafford Road in Darlington in the early morning hours Tuesday.
According to the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The downtown streets that double as the course for the Grand Prix of Baltimore have provided IndyCar driver Will Power with bittersweet memories over the first two years of the event.
In the race's inaugural running in 2011, Power started on the pole...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Harford Cable Network's Chesapeake Sports Desk program recently won a Gold Aurora Award for its "Punkin Chunkin at Eden Mill" segment that aired in December 2011 and January 2012.
The Aurora Awards is an independent and international film and video...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America?
That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes.
The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
After a recent spree of thefts targeting $300,000 worth of copper wire and equipment from its facilities throughout the state, Verizon is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the thieves.
Thieves have taken copper wire...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:34 PM
With Havre de Grace's economic development leader about to step down, the city council is hoping to establish a separate department for economic development.
Economic Development Manager Meghan Simmons will leave her position at the end of August,...