| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:34 AM
For Jimmy Cornell, it was all about freedom.
Early in his adult life, it came from fleeing communist Romania and finding his way to England, where he worked as a radio correspondent for the BBC. After he got married and began to help his wife, Gwenda,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:17 PM
There is no Transit of Venus to be watched in 2013, or any major eclipses visible for long from Maryland, but local sky watchers say there is still plenty to look forward to seeing in the night sky.
There could be a few opportunities to see rare...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:47 PM
The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday.
State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
While the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires attention from all the half-dozen states in the 64,000-square-mile watershed, there is one step that must be taken almost entirely by one state alone. When the Virginia Assembly reconvenes for its...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:33 AM
An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast.
Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Winter is not quite ready to leave Baltimore.
Weather forecasters called for a wintry mix of rain and snow to start falling late Sunday and into Monday that was likely to complicate morning commutes.
The forecast is for "a slushy inch" of accumulation...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
From Virginia, New Jersey and points in between, busloads of fishermen are coming to Baltimore for a showdown Friday over how much to curb the industrial-scale harvest of a small, oily fish that figures prominently in the seafood industry, though no one...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has urged President Obama to look to Maryland as a model for how government can fight climate change, while also appealing for federal help in his own quest to get wind turbines built off Ocean City.
In a letter released Thursday...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Ocean City’s fishing pier officially opened Friday as the Maryland resort town signaled it is ready for summer visitors.
During last fall’s storm, about 100 feet of the pier collapsed into the surging sea. The damage was featured...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The reaction at Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville to this week's announcement of a new pope in Italy rivaled that of the eager onlookers across the Atlantic Ocean, according to the principal of the all-girls Catholic high school on Academy Road....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:25 PM
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, launching a mission to study Earth's radiation belts using a pair of NASA satellites designed and built by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics...