| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Whitney Swander woke before dawn three days this week to talk with people who have been sleeping on the city's streets.
That's how she met Ron — a man who has moved across the country since becoming homeless and, lately, has spent his days drinking...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79.
"He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Rescue crews spent nearly an hour Friday freeing a 15-year-old boy from waist-deep mud in Pasadena, officials said.
The teen was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious, but not life threatening injuries, said Anne Arundel County Fire...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The Baltimore City Health Department has issued a code blue cold weather alert for the rest of the week because of frigid temperatures with the potential to cause health problems, such as hypothermia.
Under the alert, which runs through Sunday, city...
| 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 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...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Bel Air police are waiting for the man who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven and carjacked a cab driver last month to be extradited from Pennsylvania.
Police Chief Leo Matrangola said Thursday the state's attorney's office is awaiting the extradition of...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Jeff King spent the day car shopping, but only after starting out with his ritual stop at Dunkin' Donuts.
Gary Jones got ready for what he hoped to be the first of many golf outings and performed chores from the proverbial "honey-do" list.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
With the possibility of snow tonight, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning people to be prepared for winter weather. Hypothermia contributed to 4 deaths in Maryland this fall, the department said, including 2 seniors (Montgomery...