| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:54 PM
It's been a crummy summer for breathing in Maryland. August has seen five Code Orange days, where ozone has been so bad that the air poses a health risk for sensitive individuals, including children, the elderly and the infirm. But that's a big...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
While Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, at least one environmental group thinks it could be cleaner still.
The Sierra Club released a report this week contending that two power plants in the area - C.P. Crane in Baltimore...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:03 PM
He sees them, on occasion, while jogging city streets — the vagrants, addicts and pushers who were part of Anthony Blue's past.
From the shadows, they watch him, all cleaned up and going somewhere, with suspicion.
"Blue? Is that you?"
| Aug 25, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Hundreds of families living in some of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods will get to move to better conditions under a proposed settlement that could finally resolve a fair housing case dating back to 1995.
Attorneys representing current and...
| Aug 31, 2012
Rep Stage opens its 20th season with Jon Marans' play, winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award, through Sept. 16 in the Studio Theatre of Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Thunderstorms moving across Maryland on Saturday afternoon cut power to more than 20,000 Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. customers and prompted closures on the Bay Bridge.
Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, where the National Weather Service...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Temperatures Sunday could reach 96 degrees in Baltimore, the highest expected for the week, though relatively low humidity will keep the heat index at 86 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
A Code Orange alert is in effect, meaning air...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:27 AM
The boy did not want to take a shower. After being asked to wash up, the 10-year-old began throwing glass cookware in the kitchen, turned on the stove and started a small fire, according to state records. His foster father wound up in the hospital with...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine faced a leadership crisis in 1996 when Dr. Edward D. Miller came in as interim dean of the school of medicine.
The former dean and the former hospital president had feuded openly, leaving Johns Hopkins in limbo with no vision for...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:54 AM
As of 9:16 a.m. Thursday, according to BGE, power was out for 52,501 customers, and power was restored for 654,218 customers since the storm began.
The breakdown is: 6,573 customers out of power in Anne Arundel County and 129,165 customers with power...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Summer's off to a smoggy start in Maryland and across the country, it seems.
Since the first official day of summer June 20, there have been nine days when ozone pollution made the air unhealthful for at least some Marylanders to breathe, according to...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:59 AM
As the Baltimore area braced for another day of 100-degree heat, state health officials added an elderly Baltimore County man to the death toll from a heat wave and storm, bringing the total number of fatalities to 12.
County and state governments,...