| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:25 PM
LANDOVER — The South River girls and Long Reach boys both won their first state indoor track titles on Tuesday, but it wasn't easy for either team.
The No. 5 Seahawks won the Class 4A state title thanks to some balance and one first-place finish....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:32 AM
For anyone who enjoys bike riding or hiking, the path along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is special.
Riding there on a recent chilly spring morning, I see the Potomac River to my left, serene in some spots, roaring with foamy fury in others. To my right,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis...
| Feb 22, 2014
Though he was a man of the cloth, Charles Turner Torrey went out of his way to publicly mock his enemies and alienate his ever-dwindling supply of friends. He was always short of money. He abandoned — or at least, severely neglected — his wife...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Earth Day is April 26 and there are lots of ways available for us to reconnect to our commitment to be kind to Mother Earth. One of my favorites is the whiskey rain barrel give-away sponsored by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Green...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The study of the Amtrak bridge replacement over the Susquehanna is a critical time for citizens, elected officials, and planning departments to get deeply involved. This project will have enormous implications for the future, and if done well, could...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:29 PM
An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
Craig Schulz, an...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Street resident Bruce Kabernagel lives on an unpaved county road that he said is literally falling apart. He also said it's an unlikely candidate for being paved any time soon, but considering the historic value of his neighborhood, he wouldn't live...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Hereford freshman Kelly Wesolowski caught the attention of track coach Brad Duvall when training for soccer and playing that sport in the fall. Duvall believed Wesolowski could give the No. 3 Bulls a boost when she came over to track in the winter....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:01 AM
By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours.
McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Amtrak is in the market for more than two dozen high-speed train sets capable of transporting passengers between Washington and Boston faster than its Acela Express service.
The company issued a request Friday for proposals to supply it with 28 high-...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle.
So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...