| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
From The Aegis dated Dec. 31, 1987:
Harford County was getting ready to ring in the new year 25 years ago, when local party stores were packed with customers looking for party supplies to help usher in 1988 in just a few hours.
As 1987 drew to a close,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just before Wednesday's workout began at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, Orioles manager Buck Showalter called for 10-year-old Johnny Oates II and his younger brother Jackson to hop the fence and join the team on the field.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66.
"Gilbert had an abiding...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:48 PM
At one point Saturday, City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., was so overwhelmed with patients injured on the Tough Mudder obstacle course that it had to turn people away from its emergency room.
Two people who participated in the race in nearby...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:10 PM
A Sinai Hospital cardiologist is launching a clinical trial of a type of coronary artery disease drug not yet tested in humans, building on a history at the Baltimore hospital of research to develop more effective treatments to prevent blood clotting....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85.
Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Visitors celebrating Virginia's 80th Historic Garden Week at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont might not immediately see a connection to Baltimore.
The American painter, known for his portraiture, hailed from Detroit. His home, recognized...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Alfred G. "Ted" Marshall, a retired educator and basketball coach in Baltimore and Harford counties, died Monday of a heart attack at his Bel Air home. He was 74.
The son of a pipe fitter and a homemaker, Alfred Grady Marshall, who was known as Ted,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Elvira Elizabeth "Bette" Kennedy, a World War II veteran who with her husband co-founded Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of a heart attack at Emeritus of Towson on North Charles Street.
The longtime Mount Washington resident was 89.
The daughter of...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on stroke prevention....