| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The severe thunderstorm that hit the metro area on June 29 caused an estimated 75,000 gallons of sewage to spill from the Frederick Road Sewage Pumping Station.
Fortunately, the liquid flowed into an area designed to hold it.
Had the sewage breached the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:36 PM
New furniture, a flat-screen television, decorative light fixtures, interactive white boards — these are among amenities the city school system bought during $500,000 in renovations to the central office, even as administrators decried the state...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The owners of Kooper's Tavern, Katie and Patrick Russell, will open a Baltimore County location in Lutherville's Round Wood Shopping Center. The new location will be called Kooper's North. A new food truck, Woody's Taco Island, is also on its way.
| May 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Clifton Mansion still towers over Baltimore, but decades of neglect are eroding its underpinnings.
Wood is rotting on the signature porches of the 19th-century building. Water stains the walls of its elegant salon. Job-training students wear gloves and...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Annapolis, trying once again to revive the landmark Market House, is renovating the historic waterfront building and looking for vendors to fill it. Plans call for it to reopen in about four months.
"If we are not open by Oct. 1, then I'll put a board...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Howard County needs a new courthouse to replace an aging building and bring the court system into the 21st century, according to an administrative judge.
"Our building is a beautiful building; it's a historic building," said county Circuit Court Judge...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Outraged education, community and political leaders have called for increased oversight of spending in the Baltimore City school system, amid revelations that about $500,000 was spent to upgrade offices at the district headquarters while city and state...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:16 PM
A Baltimore landlord with a long history of violating lead-paint poisoning laws was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison by a federal judge, who called the now-bankrupt businessman a "scofflaw."
Cephus Murrell, 69, of Catonsville sat...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The DeWees Recreation Center, in Baltimore's Govans neighborhood, is one of the oldest in the city, and it's showing its age.
"It's really in need of repair," said Sandi McFadden, Community Leader with the Friends of the DeWees Group and secretary of the...
| Apr 29, 2012
In at least one Baltimore elementary school, the staff is engaged in an all-out war on rats because the rodents have such easy access through holes in the walls. In other city schools, classrooms are literally caving in from water damage. White dust falls...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Sitting atop the Belvedere like a brilliant Christmas ornament, the recently renovated 13th Floor will likely impress first-timers the moment its elevator doors open to the intimate space.
First, they'll wonder: Is this view really of Baltimore? Then: Is...