| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Striking longshoremen at the port of Baltimore worked at least one cruise ship Thursday as their stoppage closed the port's cargo terminals for a second day.
Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas arrived for its regular sailing,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The three-day strike that paralyzed the port of Baltimore is over — for now.
Striking longshoremen agreed late Friday to resume working on the docks during a 90-day "cooling-off period" while negotiations continue on a new local contract.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Howard County police announced Monday that it will increase its presence around shopping malls, neighborhoods and on the roadways this holiday season.
The increased police presence, which will begin on Thanksgiving and continue through New Year's Day,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
From the Perry Hall/Kingsville Thanksgiving column last year: "During this reflective season, let us count our personal blessings and give thanks individually. Also, we join together as a group and share our gratitude for many community blessings."
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2013
On Saturday, visit Alexandria's historic harbor to watch dozens of extravagantly decorated boats parade along the Potomac River. Boats will be judged in a variety of categories, including "Best in Show,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.
"You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
| Dec 16, 2013
The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71.
"Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Diane Leopold's recent commentary conveniently ignores some important points ("Dominion Transmission: Cove Point LNG project environmentally sound," Dec. 5). First, the original Environmental Impact Study (EIS) she refers to was for the Dominion...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Dominion Cove Point Terminal has long been a model of industrial and environmental cooperation. More than 1,000 acres of pristine beach, forest and marsh lands in southern Maryland are conserved, while at...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The opening moments of Saturday's Class 4A state semifinal couldn't have gone any more according to script for No. 3 Meade, which exploded for a 70-yard touchdown on the game's first offensive play.
By the second half, however, the Mustangs' fast...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:39 PM
When Rose and Apollos Ihedigbo moved their young family to the United States from Nigeria in 1980, they were determined to pursue opportunities in higher education that had not been available to them in their native land.
The road was not easy, but...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
George H. Lazzaro Jr. was diving at 127 feet to retrieve testing equipment in Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond shortly after 1:30 p.m. last Jan. 30, when he told his dive mates via radio he was "losing air, losing air fast."
The civilian diver, who...