| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Dolly, a female African elephant at the Maryland Zoo, was humanely euthanized on March 16.
Dolly spent Saturday normally interacting with other elephants in the zoo's herd but on Sunday morning was found lying in the barn, which was inconsistent with...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Monica Snodgrass was a brave woman to invite more than two dozen 7-year-olds into her home for her son’s birthday party. But with spot-on entertainment planned, it wasn’t the headache one might envision. The Clarksville mother of three had...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:51 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore had been tracking the migration of North American snowy owls to evaluate their health when one was found injured in Maryland last month.
The Department of Natural Resources brought the owl, which had a "severe wing droop...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Baltimore was hit with the biggest winter storm of an already brutal season today, here's a rundown of how the region is coping:
- FORECAST: The snow has tapered off, but more winter weather is on the way Thursday night and into the weekend. Get more...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:59 AM
We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings, please note in the comments field.
B&O Railroad Museum is closed.
Geppi's Entertainment Museum will close...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Little Gunpowder 50K, a little ultra-marathon race in Joppa on Saturday, was a Thompson-led event. Darren Thompson of Bel Air won the men's race. Heather Thompson of Bel Air (no relation) won the women's. They led the way over a 31-mile course that...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| 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...