| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Think Mexico is only for spring breakers on a beach, coconut drink and pink umbrella in hand? Think again.
Adventurous visitors willing to branch out from well-traveled haunts like Puerto Vallarta or the Riviera Maya will be rewarded with singular...
| Sep 11, 2013
Uh, oh, dear readers,
It's Friday the 13th. Take care!
Yom Kippur begins at sundown this eve for our Jewish readers. Shalom!
Today (Sept. 13) is Fortune Cookie Day. Celebrate your lucky fortune with a Chinese meal at our local eateries: China Kitchen,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The tropical system known as Gabrielle has again weakened into a tropical depression, while another system in the Gulf of Mexico could form into Tropical Storm Ingrid within the next few days.
Gabrielle was downgraded for a second time late Wednesday....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A tropical system over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is likely to develop into a tropical storm in the coming days, and it could tread over the same area Hurricane Ingrid drenched last week.
The National Hurricane Center estimates a 70 percent chance...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Ellicott City Fall Festival will take place this Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Historic District. A shuttle will be available all day to transport you from the courthouse parking lot all the way down Main Street, so you can find easy parking and easy...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:56 PM
A Hispanic man who says he was beaten by a group of teens in Patterson Park over the weekend remembers few details of what happened as police continue to investigate whether he was targeted because of his ethnicity after the not-guilty verdict in the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About a half-dozen people at a time pitched in Saturday to help Baltimore artist Wilson Kemp complete a mural during Artscape. They crouched near the bottom of the canvas, perched on a step stool or squeezed in somewhere in the middle, ignoring the heat...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Orioles officially announced the signing of Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez to a minor-league deal. He will report to Class-A Frederick after reporting to Sarasota, Fla., this week.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Alvarez played for...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Caton Manor resident Henry Frantz received a phone call about three weeks ago that has the 82-year-old on his guard ever since.
"The phone rang and I answered it and the voice said, 'Hi Pop Pop,' " Frantz said.
Frantz said the person was pretending to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:04 AM
About 18 months after leaving Mexico en route to Hunterstown, Pa., a 440,000-pound power transformer has found its journey north stalled in Westminster.
The transformer, which is expected to snarl traffic in Carroll County when it leaves Westminster...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Tropical Storm Erin has formed just west of the Cape Verde Islands and is forecast to strengthen as it moves across the Atlantic, at least for a couple of days.
The storm was moving at about 15 mph to the west-northwest, with maximum sustained winds...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:11 PM
An overturned trash truck has closed a section of Route 30 between Hampstead Mexico Road and Main Street in Hampstead.
The trash truck overturned while traveling through the traffic circle at the intersection of Hampstead Mexico Road and Route 30...