| 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....
| 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...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:42 PM
The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company held its 57th annual installation of officers and awards banquet Saturday.
Several members were honored, new positions were taken and one longtime member was named Fireman of the Year.
Director of the Cecil...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on 1/23 through 1/29.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Man on a Ledge
One for the Money
House (returns; 8 p.m.; Fox)
Hart of Dixie (returns; 9 p.m.; the CW)
The Real Housewives of...
| Jan 26, 2012
American Legion Parkville Post 183 — 2301 Putty Hill Ave.
• Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372.
• Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:30 AM
It's time for the World of Pets Expo, an annual winter favorite of area animal lovers.
Unlike a lot of dog-centric shows in town, the expo has plenty to offer fans of kitties, birds, reptiles and small animals like rabbits, guinea pigs and gerbils....