| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Area residents voiced their objections Jan. 27 to a plan that would add nearly 17,00 square feet of retail and office space near downtown Arbutus during a meeting about the proposal.
The plan calls for the development of 2 acres near the intersection of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Even as the proposal by MedStar Health to build a 100,000-square-foot medical complex near the intersection of Plumtree Road and Route 924 continued to be well received at a meeting Monday of the Abingdon Community Council, plans by Walmart to relocate...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Dwayne Webb, 44, of the 500 block of Pleasantwind Drive, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault.
Shelby Barnes, 24, of the first block of Church Green, was charged Sunday with...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Fearing the investigation into Phylicia Barnes' death was closing in on him, prosecutors say, Michael Maurice Johnson told his girlfriend in text messages that he was thinking about fleeing the country.
"I feel like everything is about to hit the fan. I...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Dizzy with the thrill of a Super Bowl victory — and late-night revelry — Ravens fans spent Monday stocking up on purple gear and planning to close offices and pull children out of school for Tuesday's victory parade.
Women heaped on purple...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A half-empty former shopping mall in Eldersburg will be remade as a Walmart-anchored plaza under plans announced Monday by owner Black Oak Associates.
In a move long awaited by many in the community, the Owings Mills-based developer will spend $50...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Bel Air South residents – who have spent months working to stop Walmart's effort to close its store at Constant Friendship Boulevard and build a new one at Route 24 and Plumtree Road – were shocked at the Harford County Council's decision...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The salary for any future mayors of Aberdeen would be more than doubled and the salary for city council members nearly doubled, if a bill introduced by the city council Monday night is approved.
The mayor would get a salary of $24,000 instead of the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address, America "cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it."
Not even the very wealthy can continue to succeed without a broader-based prosperity. That's because...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:21 PM
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades.
Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A Harford County Council bill designed to block the proposed move of Walmart's Abingdon store about two miles to the north to a plot near the intersection of Route 924 and Plumtree Road came to strange end last week.
The bill, which initially seemed...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Christina S. Harris, 22, of the 100 block of Edmund Street, was charged Friday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and scheming to commit theft between $1,000 and $10,000.
Jennifer N. Herron, 40, of the 200 block of Garner Drive, was...