| May 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
How bad is traffic at Falls and Joppa roads in Baltimore County? It depends whom you ask, and the answer could determine whether the county allows additional growth near the intersection.
A dispute over the intersection near Green Spring Station, a...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Crime was down in 2012 compared to 2011 and five-year averages everywhere in Baltimore County except for the Towson area, and Baltimore County Police on Wednesday announced several initiatives aimed at suppressing crime in Towson going forward....
| May 2, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A volunteer firefighter who joined the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company as a teenager more than a decade ago died Thursday of injuries sustained in a fire last week that also killed another man.
Gene Kirchner, 25, died at Maryland Shock Trauma...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Three of the seven men and women honored at the 28th annual Fallen Heroes Day were from Harford County.
The police officers and firefighters honored at the ceremony, organized by Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, came from different backgrounds and...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A new marine terminal could bring 9,000 jobs to the Sparrows Point peninsula, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Friday as he laid out the county's vision for remaking the land around its closed steel mill.
A terminal in the peninsula's...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Baltimore County is preparing to sell three taxpayer-owned properties to private developers, but members of the public won't know all the details of what they're planning until officials make a decision.
County leaders said last week they would not...
| May 5, 2013
The demise of steelmaking at Sparrows Point last year landed like a body blow on eastern Baltimore County. With 2,000 jobs and a 125-year-old legacy lost in the shutdown and subsequent liquidation of assets, the cost to families, to the local economy...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore County's rat eradication program has treated more than 2,100 homes, and more efforts are planned for later this month, county officials said Thursday.
Rodent infestations have become a common complaint in many county neighborhoods, and the...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:29 PM
The Social Security Administration is planning to build a "security barrier" at its Woodlawn headquarters that officials say is needed to protect employees and visitors.
Though available details of its design are sparse — several elected...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
An array of solar panels, spreading across nearly five acres at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Essex, could deliver significant energy savings and will pay for itself within a decade, officials said Tuesday.
The 4,200 American-made panels,...
| Apr 19, 2012
When he delivered his budget proposal last week, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that his plan would include money for air conditioning at a dozen schools.
The County Auditor’s office has prepared a chart for the County...
| May 2, 2012
Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional. On Friday,...