| May 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child.
But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Baltimore Sun
Though the small statue with the greenish hue is nicknamed "The Modest Venus," she is anything but.
It's true that the 10-inch figurine from the Italian Renaissance has one hand demurely covering her fig-leaf area, and the other held...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 75.
Colleagues said his discoveries had...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Tim McFadden stepped outside his glass-blowing studio to cool off. At 3 p.m., the temperature along that particular stretch of Eastern Avenue was only 96 degrees.
"It feels like it's about 70 out here," he says.
And no, McFadden wasn't joking. Inside...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:34 PM
As temperatures climbed into the 90s around Harford County Memorial Day weekend, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its state heat emergency website http://dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat to provide information about preventing...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The Aberdeen Test Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground plans to conduct several large detonations next week which are likely to generate sound and/or vibration outside the installation's boundaries, the post announced.
The detonations are scheduled to occur...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:41 PM
He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend.
"You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:12 PM
A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated...
| Aug 25, 2011
Bernard Worrell, PNC Bank vice president, left his Main Street office shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday to grab a bite to eat at a Route 1 restaurant. Worrell said he was sitting at a table in the restaurant when all of a sudden, the whole place started to...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:45 AM
These two interpreters for the deaf say their relationship began with their first date, a low-key picnic held indoors because of the August heat.
Wedding Date: August 11, 2012
Amy's story: Amy Lanasa, 37, grew up in the Catonsville area, and now lives...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:22 PM
When Zac Fowler was 3 years old and watched a NASCAR race on TV for the first time, he knew he would get behind the wheel one day.
What he didn't know — even after firmly telling his parents, "I wanna do that," over and over again — was...