| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Campus Hills resident Charles Kloch, a retired 70-year-old banker, began traveling before he could walk, when his father took the family on vacation to Canada. He has no intention of stopping.
He has travelled to 105 countries — not counting the...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Workers peered through safety goggles as they fitted together parts of the electric motors they were building on a General Motors assembly line in White Marsh.
For now, the parts are made in a factory in Mexico and then shipped to Baltimore County for...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:01 PM
I remember back in the day when conversations about sex were whispered and babies were born by immaculate conception. All three of my children were. Just ask my mother.
But actually I was a lucky ducky, and when I asked her where babies came from, she...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home.
He was 71.
"Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster.
The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:41 AM
In between the earthquake and Hurricane Irene, the children and staff at St. Vincent's Center found time to celebrate a special event a their Pot Spring campus.
Multi-cultural day was held in the Pot Spring gym, and began with everyone "boarding" the S....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 12:28 PM
For five years, Adrienne Miranda has been on a crusade to prove that the death of her son — crushed under a Bobcat earthmover while on the job, his body face-down in the dirt under a hot summer sun — was no accident.
The mother from...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A top supervisor with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is being reassigned to lead the Baltimore field office as the beleaguered agency attempts to remake itself amid the fallout from a failed gun-tracking operation along the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Your editorial on pending trade agreements ("The benefits of trade," Oct. 6) reports projected benefits to the depressed U.S. economy from the proposed trade deals with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama of $12 billion in exports and tens of thousands of...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:32 PM
– Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him.
But when Glen Todd first met Mario Gutierrez six years ago, the owner and jockey...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The bizarre plot federal law enforcement officials described Tuesday in which elements of the Iranian government are accused of trying to blow up Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S. with explosives planted in a Washington restaurant sounds like...