| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The force is strong with these ones.
The Baltimore Zoo has announced Friday the winners of a contest to name its two lion cubs. With more than 20,000 votes, the cubs will now be known as Luke and Leia -- after the heroes of the first three "Star Wars"...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Now that the holidays are over, and the looming Super Bowl doesn't seem to be as big a deal around here as it was last year, you have time to do some exploring in the historic district. Bring the family down to the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The National Weather Service is forecasting another 3-5 inches of snow Tuesday on top of the wet, slushy blanket left over from Sunday's storm.
Accumulations of 2-4 inches are most likely across the Baltimore area, according to forecast maps from the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute.
Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:27 AM
While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports, Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals.
Late last month, his efforts...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced the "bittersweet" news Thursday that its first-ever lion cubs had been born, but their mother had died of birth complications.
Lioness Badu, just 31/2 years old, went into labor and gave birth to two cubs, a male...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Five years ago, Steve Brady says, he was handed a "pile of trash" when a head-on collision in Harford County killed his 31-year-old wife, Katie, and their 8-year-old son, Wil.
"It's what I do with that pile of trash at this point," he said. "I can...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Lynda Ames, a retired jewelry designer who later headed medical and other charity events, died of cancer Nov. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 74 and lived in Owings Mills.
Born Linda Thema Reubens in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Ben...