| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Officials at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are investigating the death of a middle-aged female chimpanzee that was found lifeless in an enclosure early Wednesday morning, several hours after being anesthetized for a scheduled physical exam.
| 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"...
| 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...
| 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 8, 2013
| 5:50 PM
For a region accustomed to fizzled snow forecasts in recent years, a storm dumping as much as 8 inches of snow across northern Maryland surprised many on Sunday, stalling vehicles, canceling the city's annual holiday parade and blanketing the field at M&T...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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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