| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Hypothermia was a factor in the death of a man in Prince George's County recently, prompting state health officials to warn the public about the dangers of cold weather Wednesday.
The man, aged 45-64, died some time between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2, according...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:35 AM
After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Some approached the pool of brown water gingerly, jumping in with caution.
The more adventurous ran toward it with purpose, leaping in with no hesitation. After all, it was the inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run. The dirty, muddy water was supposed to be the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Three endangered sea turtles that spent the winter in Baltimore departed Saturday evening, joining a caravan of at least 43 others bound for Florida's warm waters and a return to their natural habitat.
The three turtles — Chet, Biff and Two-Bit ...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore will enter its third consecutive day below freezing Thursday, prompting health officials to warn vulnerable residents of deadly conditions, even as the region prepares for treacherous travel with light snow expected to fall early Thursday and...
| Jan 25, 2013
VA outpatient clinic
The Department of Veterans Affairs has opened a new 13,300-square-foot facility to serve veterans in Anne Arundel and Howard counties. The clinic is located at 2479 Fifth St. adjacent to the Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center at Fort...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another fast-moving dusting of snow could snarl the Friday evening commute, with a dangerous chill still not expected to lift until early next week.
The cold snap has already contributed to some deaths, state health officials said, though an exact...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A teenage boy died Monday after disappearing in the waters of Rocky Gorge Reservoir near North Laurel.
The 15-year-old was swimming in the Scott's Cove area of the reservoir when bystanders on shore heard him cry for help about 4 p.m., according to the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
State health officials confirmed two more cold weather-related deaths in Maryland over the past week, bringing the death toll to four in Maryland so far this winter.
Hypothermia was a factor in the death of a Calvert County woman aged 45-64 some time...