| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Regardless of whether the president and Congress strike a deal or take the nation headfirst over the "fiscal cliff," federal taxes for some Marylanders will increase next year — and under some scenarios the pain could be worse than in other states....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:47 PM
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has split the critics, creating a gulf as vast as the one separating Bilbo Baggins and Gollum. Such criticism could be expected from a movie that kicks off a trilogy -- yet is drawn from a novel that ran all of about 330...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Baltimore County Police are investigating a pair of iPhone thefts that occurred Sunday afternoon at the Towson Town Center mall.
Cpl. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman, said officers received a pair of calls around 1 p.m. Sunday indicating that...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Howard County Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a November robbery along the Route 29 footbridge in Columbia.
The Nov. 12 incident, which was the second at the bridge in four weeks, prompted police to increase police presence...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Your smart phone is often thought of as unhealthy. It can make you anti-social, be a danger while driving and probably makes you fat (doesn't everything?). But hundreds of health experts are gathering in Prince George's County this week to discuss how a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:07 AM
This week was pretty busy in the land of Baltimore technology. Here are some of the cool things that happened.
* Baltimore Tweet maps: Dave Troy, 410 Labs cofounder, and Chris Whong, head of Charm City Networks, collaborated online to develop a map of...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Santa Claus came to town in a military helicopter — which makes perfect sense for my grandson, considering who his father works for — and while Mikey was all fired up about Santa's form of transportation, he wanted no part of the big guy in...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Howard County police announced Monday that the department has launched a new smartphone app allowing residents to anonymously send crime tips by text, email, photo or video, according to a police news release.
Howard County police are the first...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Howard County Police have increased police presence along the Route 29 footbridge in Columbia after two robberies were reported in a span of less than 25 days.
At approximately 9 a.m. on Nov. 12, a man was walking along the lakefront side of the...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:35 AM
Saturday evening, magic will descend upon the dull, drab parking lot near the Arbutus Town Hall as the traditional welcome to Santa Claus on Nov. 24 marks the official start to the holiday season.
Little children become the playing pieces in a game of...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved tax-increment financing for the James Run Corporate Campus project at Route 543 and I-95, with those supporting it calling it an important opportunity for the county.
The legislation passed by a vote of 4 to...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Two classics have been elected to the National Toy Hall of Fame, just in time for your post-Thanksgiving shopping.
And while you might be able to find dominoes tiles tomorrow, you'd be hard-pressed to find action figures from "Star Wars" anywhere but on...