| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Gary Gakenheimer lives in the Chestnut Hill Cove neighborhood on one side of the Stoney Creek Bridge in northern Pasadena.
On the other side of the bridge: his barber, his grocery store, several fast-food restaurants.
For five weeks starting Monday,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Following a Welcome by Ila Christenbury of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, the opening ceremonies was held at 11 a.m. at the judges viewing stand with master of ceremonies Bruce McCubbin presiding.
The Aberdeen Proving Ground Color Guard led...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Talking about gas can be dangerous. People can get pretty emotional about the stuff they put in their cars.
A couple of years ago, I got chewed out by somebody on Facebook after I mentioned that raising the price on gas seemed like a logical idea.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A federal appeals court overturned the sentence of a Baltimore police officer convicted of taking kickbacks from a tow truck company, ruling that a lower court was wrong in how it assigned a dollar value to the scheme.
The Fourth Circuit Court of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Get ready to help pay for road construction elsewhere in Maryland. The tolls are going up at the state Transportation Authority's two Susquehanna River bridges – I-95 and Route 40 – and it's pretty clear the money will be used to subsidize...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Joseph Ellsworth Smith, a longtime auto mechanic and a Baltimore County school bus driver for 35 years, died Wednesday at HeartFields Assisted Living at Bowie.
He had suffered from dementia and kidney failure. He was 87.
Mr. Smith had worked at...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:49 PM
A pair of high school students in Baltimore County placed third this week in a national competition that sought to test how quickly the youths could diagnose and repair car troubles.
Anthony Critcher and Brik Wisniewski of Eastern Technical High...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
When the state Department of Housing and Community Development's 380 employees pack up and move from Crownsville to New Carrollton in 2015, fewer women will work out on their lunch break at Curves.
It also may mean fewer people getting their cars...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Revenue from parking meters and public lots in downtown Bel Air is not growing despite efforts by town officials to get more people to eat, shop and drink in town and, if the situation doesn't improve, one town official says they may have to start...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Advertisements praising Maryland's new gun control law will appear on Baltimore-area televisions soon after the measure is signed Thursday — the first volley in a two-pronged effort to defend the legislation and the politicians who voted for it....
| May 1, 2013
| 7:02 PM
A two-alarm fire engulfed a building containing several auto repair shops and the artist gallery Open Space in Baltimore's Remington neighborhood Wednesday night.
One firefighter was sent to the hospital for minor injuries, and firefighters were...