| Jun 17, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Ralph Warren Hills, a top production manager at a Baltimore television station who helped shape what thousands of people viewed over four decades, from children's programming to live sporting events, died from complications of Parkinson's disease Thursday...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:22 AM
American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs.
AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:38 AM
Note to airlines: Can you please stop kicking celebrities off your planes?
Alec Baldwin is the latest in a string of high-profile kerfuffles based on what to me - person who was not there - seems some very thin reasoning. And then there's:
| Dec 21, 2011
The defining political issue of 2012 won't be the government's size. It will be who government is for.
Americans have never much liked government. After all, the nation was conceived in a revolution against government.
But the surge of cynicism...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Santa didn't get run over by his reindeer, but he appears to have had a dust-up with an F-104 jet, in an elaborate Christmas display on Tom and Alice Blair's farm in St. Michaels.
The tableau depicts the aftermath of a midair collision involving Santa'...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Doris W. Brumback, an avid gardener who assisted in the rejuvenation of Cylburn Arboretum in the 1970s and 1980s, died Jan. 18 of congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Homeland resident was 92.
The daughter of a...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Schools throughout the region are closed today and hundreds of thousands of families and businesses remain without power as Marylanders clean up after Hurricane Irene.
The transportation grid was coming back to life, and stores were restocking shelves...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Jesse quivered and refused to budge.
A creature defined by her keen senses, the yellow Labrador retriever was overwhelmed in an atmosphere stained by the stench of jet fuel and saturated with the growl of heavy machinery and thumping of military...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:36 AM
This Sunday's 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will mark the 125th time a group of Catonsville residents led by Harry Korrell have performed their monthly ritual of flying an American flag on the Frederick Road bridge over Interstate 695.
| May 29, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...
| Sep 8, 2011
For most of the nation, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, shattered a long-held sense of American invulnerability and stirred dormant patriotic feelings. For people of this region and of greater New York, it meant something else as well: a fundamental...