| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Walmart is continuing to grow in Baltimore, opening its newest store Wednesday in Randallstown and planning to unveil an expansion of its Ellicott City store later this month.
The retailer has hired 300 workers to staff the 150,000-square foot...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Bernice Gales could count on her son to be waiting at the Baltimore County Metro station after work each night to take her home. But when he was not there to greet her Oct. 19, 2011, she knew something was wrong.
"He was never late," she said.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address, America "cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it."
Not even the very wealthy can continue to succeed without a broader-based prosperity. That's because...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Harrison Trains LLC presents a train garden at Richardson's Farm Market, 5900 Ebenezer Rd. in White Marsh. The second annual garden is noteworthy not just for the seasonal magic it conveys. It is the promise to deliver love and hope to ailing children...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Regarding the Internet sales tax ("Online sales tax bill should be improved, and passed," May 16), I suppose that if I go to Delaware and purchase something and since I am from Maryland, shouldn't that retailer charge and forward the sales tax? What...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Two men who robbed a McDonald's restaurant in Abingdon Friday evening remained at large Sunday morning, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
At about 7 p.m. Friday, two black men entered the McDonald's in the 400 block of Constant Friendship...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
H&S Properties Development Corp. plans to push its Harbor East development east across Central Avenue with an expanded Whole Foods Market, a possible department store and apartments on two sites, baker-turned-developer John Paterakis Sr. said Friday....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Not only is Patsy Cline's 1962 hit "Crazy" among the choices on the little jukeboxes perched on the wall at the Bel-Loc Diner's booths, the country singer with the smooth, sultry voice once ate there.
So have singer Brenda Lee and comedian Redd Foxx....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Fallston community is getting organized in its opposition to a proposed RV park, and some of the staunchest opponents are waiting for what they believe might be the clichéd other shoe to drop.
Opponents are focusing their efforts on making their...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-...