| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials said a Freon leak Tuesday morning at the Trader Joe’s in Annapolis sent two people to the hospital and caused an evacuation of the store.
Two hours later, though, the store in the 100 block of Jennifer...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold said this week that the county will host a forum in February to discuss mental health initiatives in the county.
The forum, he said, comes in response to the shootings last week in Newtown, Conn., in which...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Power has been restored to Annapolis homes and businesses and other nearby parts of Anne Arundel County after Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported a disruption to two main lines servicing the area Thursday night.
Off-duty city police officers were...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers continued to investigate what caused high-voltage lines to go down outside the city of Annapolis, putting on a light show Thursday night before plunging more than 55,000 customers into darkness.
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A pedestrian was struck by a car along Route 50 in Annapolis on Sunday night, sustaining life-threatening injuries, according to fire and police officials.
Emergency personnel responded to the ramp from eastbound Route 50 onto Rowe Boulevard about 8:37...
| Nov 18, 2012
A house fire in Anne Arundel County sent two people to the hospital Saturday morning and took 60 fire personnel from four departments half an hour to bring under control, fire officials said.
The fire in the 900 block of Malvern Hill Drive in...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:13 PM
High winds and an overturned tractor trailer closed the eastbound and westbound spans of the Bay Bridge for several hours Wednesday afternoon. It reopened to passenger vehicles in both directions just after 6 p.m.
The accident happened at about 2 p.m.,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders.
While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was 50.
"I was dumbfounded...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center considered canceling some surgeries on a recent weekend because the hospital was running low on a common drug used to help bring people out from under anesthesia.
It is the kind of problem hospitals and doctors...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:18 PM
In the hospital supply room, Ricardo Thomas checks his list against the boxes he has put on a cart to take to an operating area, making sure he has it right.
"You look at the stock number and you will know — so you don't get mixed up," Thomas says,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A teenage girl was killed after being hit by a Jeep in Annapolis Friday, Anne Arundel County police said.
18-year-old Ajia Marketta Owens of Severn was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Owens had tried to...