| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Police officers convicted of a crime in Maryland and sentenced to state prison are typically housed in segregated areas for their safety, far from most other inmates.
But those prosecuted in U.S. District Court and sent to federal prison — like the...
| 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.
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A two-alarm fire in Remington Wednesday night did not damage any of the artwork in the Open Space gallery, tenant Max Guy said on Thursday afternoon. Organizers, with community help, were moving the artwork into storage Thursday.
Guy is the curator of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:15 AM
Although the season seems barely under way in early July, the Independence Day holiday separates the beginning of summer from the inevitable ending of summer. Planning what you'd like to do or see this summer is fine before the 4th of July. After...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A Harford County Sheriff's deputy was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking payments from a Baltimore repossession company for personal information about vehicle owners, the Sheriff's Office reported Thursday afternoon.
Deputy First Class Todd Edward...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:50 PM
On paper, the plan for a car maintenance shop and a few stores on Snowden River Parkway in Columbia hardly seems worth fighting about. The business people opposing it, however, see it as an illegal first step toward drastic changes for the worse along...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Their tools are sharp blades and screwdrivers, in addition to paint brushes.
But the work of Charlie Richter and Mike Kraft that went officially go on display Nov. 25 in the Leeds Avenue showroom of Arbutus Auto Painting and Bodyworks could be...