| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Garry Spears, with a pen in his right hand, leans over a designer's table just inside the front door of his store, The Art of Framing, in South Laurel on a recent Monday morning as two customers look on.
"This is a quarter-inch and this is 2 inches of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The National Weather Service canceled the tornado watch that was issued earlier for the city, Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties and parts of southern Maryland until 5 p.m.
A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the development of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:36 AM
These groups meet regularly.
The Bet Aviv Camera Club — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. Learn about the many facets of photography. Meetings appeal to photographers of all skill and experience levels. Oakland Mills Meeting House, in Columbia. 410-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
As hopefuls in the governor’s race debated transportation Tuesday night, Del. Heather Mizeur questioned Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's competence in light of the failing health care exchange he oversaw.
Mizeur said the pending public-private-...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:13 AM
The state Department of Transportation said that emergency roadwork in Baltimore County on MD 147 South at Putty Hill Avenue that began on Wednesday continued Thursday morning.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor local bus, mobility...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Americans who engage in the outrage business — populist politicians, social activists, civil libertarians, tea party hell-raisers, grouchy bloggers, Fox News talking heads, newspaper columnists — relish an opportunity to bash the government....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Anxious employees had many questions as they gathered in movie theater seats for a security briefing on their first day back to work at The Mall in Columbia since a deadly weekend shooting: How can workers spot threats? Are there enough security cameras?...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:23 AM
Terry Nolan doesn't look or act like an average lawyer. He has a handlebar mustache, rides a 1983 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle and brings his fluffy, white bichon frise with him to work at his cluttered Arbutus law office on Oregon Avenue.
He likes to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:41 PM
When Greg Ham first became eligible to work from home under a new program at the Environmental Protection Agency a few years ago, he didn't jump at the chance.
"I wanted home to be separate from work," said Ham, 57, who lives in Baltimore but works as...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:45 PM
President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding additional judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were needed to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:25 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.