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  • Judge rules that indicted document collector can go home pending trial

    A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years. The...
  • Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers

    Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers
    It took shipyard workers 38 months to build the Arthur W. Radford, but only four hours Wednesday for a marine salvage crew to send it to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. With little of the drama depicted in maritime disaster movies, the 563-foot...
  • Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia

    Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia
    The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
  • Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China

    Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China
    About two weeks from now, a cargo ship 21/2 football fields long will squeeze under the Key Bridge and deliver the future of the port of Baltimore. On its deck are four massive cranes built in China that state officials and the maritime industry hope...
  • Baltimore's winter on track to see most-ever 50-plus-degree days

    Baltimore's winter on track to see most-ever 50-plus-degree days
    February is coming to a close the same way it started — with unseasonable warmth — and climate experts say there is an increased probability that above-average temperatures will continue into summer. "It's going to be warm through the rest of...
  • After a mugging, renewed faith in Baltimore

    After a mugging, renewed faith in Baltimore
    I was jumped last Friday night. Around 11 p.m., while reaching for my keys to enter my apartment building, I was grabbed from behind, hit in the face, thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly a few feet from my door. My teenage assailants...
  • 50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away
    On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City. "Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled. A...
  • Can Orioles overcome 'Curse of the Titanic' in 2012?

    Can Orioles overcome 'Curse of the Titanic' in 2012?
    When I was watching television while completing an online fantasy baseball draft last night, I had a revelation -- the Orioles are going to finish with a winning record in 2012. Huh? I know they're picked to finish at the bottom of the American League...
  • Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids

    Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids
    The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...
  • Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years

    Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years
    Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
  • Quiet weather spell to last through Father's Day, Sailabration

    Quiet weather spell to last through Father's Day, Sailabration
    There isn't much weather news to report in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic this week other than to say ideal, calm weather is expected to last throughFather's Dayand the Star-Spangled Sailabration. No news is good news, right? Not when you're a weather...
  • As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured

    As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured
    As Hurricane Irene advanced toward Harford County Saturday evening, firefighters and other emergency responders were being kept busy responding to calls of wires down, utility poles on fire, at least one electric transformer knocked out and several...