| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The death of a 22-year-old New York man whose body was found in the Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City in May was ruled accidental this week by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, according to Ocean City police.
Lance Corey Gaines, of Groton, N.Y.,...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:58 AM
It may be cool, it may be refreshing and it's certainly tempting ... but it's illegal.
No matter how warm it gets, swimming in the reservoirs in Baltimore County is not allowed.
With temperatures hitting near 100 over the past few days, the Baltimore...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 ...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The Chief Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore Feb. 5 ruled the death of a woman whose body was found in flooding water nearly a homeless camp in Laurel accidental drowning, complicated by hypothermia.
On Jan. 31 around 11:25 a.m., Anne Arundel County...
| Jan 30, 2013
Maryland is currently experiencing the coldest temperatures in nearly two years, with multiple days that have been well-below freezing ("Cold snap raises health concerns," Jan. 24.) As your article points out, our most vulnerable residents — the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:21 PM
At least two cold-weather-related deaths were confirmed in the Baltimore area during last week's snap of frigid weather, and more dangerous cold is in the forecast.
Hypothermia was a factor in the deaths of an elderly Baltimore County woman and an...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...