| May 25, 2012
| 2:07 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices, courts and libraries
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in all jurisdictions....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Wedding Date: October 6, 2012
Her story: Lacey Morley, 32, grew up Fork, Md., and currently lives in Federal Hill. She is a member of the leasing team for St. John Properties. Her parents, Paul Morley and Barbara Morley are accountants and partners in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Baltimore's clerk of the Circuit Court announced plans Monday for a class action lawsuit to force the city to collect delinquent water bills from businesses and other large customers.
Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway cited a Baltimore Sun report that...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has paid the majority of its $130,000 overdue water bill, city records show.
Jane Ballentine, a spokeswoman for the zoo, alerted The Sun to the payment this weekend.
"The checks have cleared, so we consider the water bill...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:19 AM
A chimpanzee, born yesterday around 9:45 a.m. at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, has died, Zoo officials announced today. The baby chimp was born to Joice (pictured), the matriarch of the Zoo's chimpanzees.
"During overnight checks, the keeper staff...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:17 AM
The forecast isn't pretty, with highs predicted in the high 90s, and thousands of people are without power. What's a parent to do to keep cool?
Here's a roundup of some places with air conditioning that are open (subject to change, of course, and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16).
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another fast-moving dusting of snow could snarl the Friday evening commute, with a dangerous chill still not expected to lift until early next week.
The cold snap has already contributed to some deaths, state health officials said, though an exact...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Less than a decade ago, Kingsville resident Charlotte Krause didn't know a thing about football.
"I cheered when everyone else cheered and booed when everyone else booed," she said. Then "I went to a preseason game in 2004 and had a chance to learn...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Like kids bursting out the schoolhouse doors for recess, when the Maryland Zoo's 11 chimpanzees were allowed outside Saturday for a rare bit of winter sunshine, they couldn't help, well, monkeying around.
They climbed to the very top of the mesh...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
"Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said.
The female bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife...