| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
A Finksburg trailer fire Wednesday night was caused by a juvenile playing with a cigarette lighter in his bedroom, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
Firefighters from the Reese Volunteer Fire Company...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:15 AM
A woman and a child suffered traumatic injuries Tuesday morning after falling down the stairs of a residence in an Abingdon apartment community.
Andy Doyle, of the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, said via text message that paramedics with Joppa-...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 8:29 PM
A woman driving a Ford pickup started a four-vehicle crash on Route 40 at Oakington Road between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace late Christmas afternoon that sent six people, including two juveniles, to hospitals, Maryland State Police reported.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day.
How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:38 PM
It was a hectic and crazy Wednesday evening for police and fire and emergency crews around the Bel Air area.
A woman fell in a neighborhood near C. Milton Wright High School, a man was hit by a car while walking his dog and four vehicles crashed on Route...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Three firefighters were injured in a car fire explosion downtown Wednesday night, Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said.
The firefighters had been tending to the car fire near the intersection of North Calvert and East Pleasant streets around 7:...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A man beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat, then came back and set fire to her house while 10 people were inside, Baltimore police said — an attack that injured three.
Arson investigators charged Jordan Grimes, 26, with about 50 criminal counts,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Emergent BioSolutions wants to exercise an option to buy 8 acres next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion that eventually could add up to 100 jobs, a company official said.
The Rockville-based biotechnology company bought its...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:59 PM
City police officers chased down and arrested a man who a witness said had set a fire that injured three in a Lucille Park rowhouse Monday afternoon.
A patrol officer arrived at the house in the 2800 block of Ridgewood Ave. around 4:30 p.m., police...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Carole E. Todd, a retired city public school educator and guidance counselor, died Nov. 24 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of burns. She was 72.
Ms. Todd, who had lived at Milford Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ocean City fire investigators believe that the man who entered a church on fire, igniting a blaze that killed its pastor, had poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide plot.
The fire marshal's office said Tuesday that John Raymond Sterner covered...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:13 PM
A fire in a church rectory in Ocean City Tuesday that left two dead began when a person on fire entered the ministry's offices, according to the Episcopal Diocese of Easton.
One of those killed in the three-alarm blaze was Rev. David Dingwall, the pastor...