| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010.
Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Morgan Lane Arnold's bedroom at her mother's house was painted pink and lilac, with white unicorns prancing in a border that ran along the walls. Even at 14, her mother said, she still believed in unicorns.
The room has been repainted recently, the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes.
Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Yesterday New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie fired his deputy chief of staff for her role in “bridgegate,” a political scandal in the Garden State involving state officials closing lanes on the busy George Washington...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Harford County fire and EMS officials are seeking county approval to lower the retirement age for members of volunteer fire and ambulance companies from 55 to 50 years old.
"This is the primary retention tool for volunteer firefighters," Tony Bennett,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Harford County emergency officials discussing how they can reduce ambulance and fire response times when people dial 911 have come up with a dispatch method designed to get the nearest available equipment to the scene.
Russell Strickland, director of...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Friday that the county's homicide rate and four-year average was the lowest in decades, with the total of 19 homicides for 2013 the county's lowest since 1976....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:50 AM
The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six warming centers around the county Tuesday because of the frigid temperatures with chills below zero.
The public libraries will also be open and available to anyone in need of a warm...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As he touted Baltimore County's record-low homicide rates at a press conference Friday, Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson credited the county's Citizens on Patrol groups with helping police effectively fight crime.
In downtown Towson, an...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Dog bites are tracked by the health department because they are injurious and can cause death. Dog bites and mauling by law are a public welfare concern that has nothing to with dog owners' rights and everything to do with dog owners' responsibilities....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Havre de Grace's annual Mardi Gras parade fell victim to the snowstorm that came through Harford Monday morning.
The parade will tentatively still be held on Friday, but the crowds will not be celebrating in downtown Havre de Grace on the actual day...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:38 AM
During County Executive Craig's final State of the County Address, he extolled the accomplishments of his administration. Most notable among these were many construction projects, including a new sheriff's office, emergency operations center,...