| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:21 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:56 PM
On Saturday, Baltimore's fleet of food trucks will rally in Towson to benefit the storm-ravaged New Jersey towns of Bayville, Westfield and Toms Rivers.
The Hurricane Relief Gathering, which is being organized by the Maryland Mobile Food Vendors and the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
For all the attention that violent crime gets in the media, the average American is much more likely to die from another largely preventable tragedy. Fatal drug overdoses have risen sharply in recent years. In Congress this month, Maryland Rep. Donna F....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:21 PM
A Columbia teen was charged along with a Glen Burnie teen in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man outside of a house party in Pasadena on Saturday, according to Anne Arundel County Police news release.
Ronald Lee McLeod, 18, of Columbia and Daniel...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Despite objections from youth advocates and some city lawmakers, momentum is building in the State House to construct a new 120-bed jail in Baltimore for youths who are charged as adults.
Debate over the proposed jail has swirled in Baltimore and the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Army Pfc. Tamara S. Peak has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Peak studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness and received instruction and...
| Jun 2, 2012
Now in its tenth year, Ellicott City's Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins will soon begin another summer season offering one the most unique theater experiences in the area.
Located in an open-air theater set amongst the backdrop of the historic...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:55 AM
What time is it when an elephant sits on your fence?
Time to get a new fence!
When does an elephant have eight legs?
When there are two elephants!
And when does the Equestrian Center become overrun with joke-telling boys?
When it's the week of the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:21 PM
"TWEEEEEET!" The shrill sound of the lifeguard's whistle should stop dozens of wet little feet right in their tracks. But does it? According to lifeguards, not always.
With hordes of sunscreened swimmers flocking to pools and beaches around Baltimore,...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
| Jul 13, 2012
Sunday, July 15
Festival The 19th annual Howard County Pow-Wow/American Indian Show and Festival, featuring American Indian dancers, singers, drummers, artists and crafters, and food concludes today at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Though it's been a recreational sport since the mid-1800s, kayaking is currently enjoying a major moment in the sun — or shade, as the case may be.
The Baltimore region is home to dozens of kayaking clubs and groups, each full of friendly...