| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they weren't breaking another law under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly.
The Senate voted 40-6 Monday to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Several articles about utility smart meters, most recently the profile of a retired EPA attorney who has concerns about them ("At the center of smart-meter fight," March 24), indicate that those opposed to the devices are mostly concerned about possible...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Justin P. Walters, 30,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Politics is not usually a topic of popular interest for students in high school.
But 17-year-old Shelby Hall is fascinated by the world of government.
Hall, a senior at Catonsville High School, has been shadowing Del. James Malone, who represents...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Aberdeen police report:
A man was exposing himself Thursday at Route 22 and Beards Hill Road.
A theft was reported Thursday in the 600 block of West Bel Air Avenue.
Construction equipment was stolen at the pumping station in the 300 block...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of a 21-year-old charged with gunning down a teen outside the Towson Town Center Mall just days before Christmas in 2011.
Prosecutors say Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, of Baltimore shot and killed Rodney...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A Baltimore County judge has agreed to a five-day unpaid suspension, admitting that he was wrong to summarily find 28 people in contempt for courtroom disruptions — including two dozen fined and threatened with jail time after their cellphones...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Take inventory of disaster supplies.
•Stock a three-day supply of water, or one gallon per person per day.
•Store at least a three-day supply of food, including non-perishable items and food that is easy to prepare.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:03 PM
I did nothing – zip, zero, zilch – to prepare for Sandy. My husband, however, had things well in hand, which is good, because we needed to be prepared, as it turns out.
Had it been left up to me, we would have been using the flashlights on...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's especially tough to be one of the last to get power back following a major outage – and knowing you're in that predicament. It's like being ignored by the wait staff in a restaurant, or having your family forget your birthday.
That was the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:46 AM
I read in your Oct. 25 edition that sensors are being installed in Main Street in Ellicott City to help motorists find empty parking spaces ("High-tech project spells end to some free parking").
Utilizing this system will require the motorist to download...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Tinesha S. Williams, 29, of the 700 block of West Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on two bench warrants Thursday in a case in which she was charged with second-degree assault,...