| Nov 1, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Logan McNaney has one more meeting to program into his iPad's calendar each month.
Superintendent Joe Hairston appointed McNaney and seniors from Dulaney, Hereford, Catonsville and Woodlawn high schools and from the Carver Center for Arts and...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:47 PM
The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said Thursday that he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast.
Initially, the Coast Guard had planned to berth...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:52 PM
With cannon booms, a drum roll and the Navy at the ready, the state unveiled its plans Thursday to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a series of events designed to showcase Maryland's role in the conflict.
The Pride of Baltimore II, numerous...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
If you're going down to Ocean City on Friday to enjoy a quiet off-season stay, you may notice something overhead.
And it's not the steel beams of the Bay Bridge or the beautiful blue skies.
Instead, it's likely to be a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter...
| Oct 20, 2011
Dr. Donald W. Zantop, co-owner of the Fallston Veterinary Clinic who was noted for his avian rescue work, died Oct. 13 in a diving accident off Bald Head Island, N.C.
The Fallston resident, who was 59, had been collecting underwater fossils with...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Two men were injured and one remained missing Saturday night after two separate boating incidents in Anne Arundel County.
Passersby picked up two men whose boat had overturned near Thomas Point shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, said Sgt. Brian Albert,...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Anne Arundel County officials have recovered the body of a 48-year-old man who jumped from a boat into Stony Creek on Saturday and never resurfaced.
Charles Ryder, 48, of Glen Burnie, was found at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday after authorities said the man...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:43 PM
From what I've read so far, the capsizing of the Costa Concordia appears to have been perfectly preventable. The captain's foolhardy navigation, as well as his alleged abandoning of the ship (per this Italian Coast Guard transcript), may indeed prove to...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms.
Interior Secretary Ken...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:09 PM
A pollution whistle blower may be granted a financial reward Wednesday at the sentencing of two foreign shipping companies that were illegally pumping oily sludge and plastic into the sea and falsifying records to cover their tracks, according to court...