| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:27 PM
With the winter construction hiatus ended and road projects in full swing, Baltimore drivers are seeing orange — as safety cones and barrels mark many downtown roadwork sites. And thanks to a proliferation of lane closings, drivers have plenty of...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Some car manufacturers are dumping the spare tire to help their models lose weight and boost their gas mileage, according to this Los Angeles Times story.
The choice to equip cars with flat-fix kits or run-flat tires also lowers the manufacturer's...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Elizabeth Coxe's back pain was flaring up again. She'd been thrown from a horse about 35 years ago, and a new knee injury was aggravating the old hurt.
Last fall, on the advice of friends, she sought and got relief from Dr. David B. Cohen, the Johns...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Michael Lee Cross pleaded guilty Friday to taking kickbacks from a Rosedale auto repair company, making him the third Baltimore police officer to be convicted in an extortion scheme that could involve more than 50 city officers, according to new documents...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Kudos to Gov.Martin O'Malleyfor his bold proposal to increase transportation revenues to improve Maryland's roads and rail in order to allow the state to remain competitive in the global economy. Critics fail to distinguish between normal operating...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:24 PM
More than 25 years ago, when Brian Wilson first saw the small auto repair shop perched high on a residential stretch of Montgomery Road in Elkridge, he knew he wanted to buy it.
He didn't know doing so would make him a target of county zoning inspectors,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:11 PM
An attorney for one of two Baltimore police officers fighting accusations that they were part of a broad kickback scheme said Monday that his client referred cases to a towing company in Rosedale but did not personally profit.
Thomas Crowe, an attorney...
| May 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A 10th Baltimore police officer was sentenced to federal prison Friday for taking kickbacks from an auto repair company, the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office announced.
Leonel Rodriguez, 32, of Essex, was sentenced to 30 months for extortion and...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
It was four days off and counting for Harford County Public Schools students, who were enjoying Mother Nature's wrath of snow and ice at the end of January and the beginning of February. Students were off Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday because of...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:31 PM
For the first time, Harford County will host an official Smithsonian exhibit when Journey Stories, a look at how and why Americans have traveled since the country's inception, opens at the Abingdon library Saturday.
The exhibit, which will be open though...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The neighbors said they'd heard the screams for years.
Shouting in the middle of their quiet Bel Air neighborhood. Cursing and threats so loud they could be heard a block away at night.
Late Monday, the conflict between father and son ended violently ...