| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Easily overlooked in the waning days of the legislative session was a dust-up over how best to manage suburban transit in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Howard County announced the creation of a Regional Transportation Agency, or RTA, to oversee bus...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Last weekend's celebration of Easter brought to life the tradition of coloring Easter eggs once again. The brightly-colored eggs decorated many households as we celebrated new life in the traditions familiar to our families. This weekend, you can also...
| Apr 4, 2014
Dan McCall sells a lot of T-shirts, coffee cups and other products that tweak the government, so his designs parodying the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security were pretty typical fare.
Until the cease-and-desist demands hit....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:36 AM
— The commander of the Army Military District of Washington has approved the findings of the court-martial last year of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning.
Manning, who served as an intelligence analyst for the Army in Baghdad in 2009 and 2010 as Pfc....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Though the federal government shutdown ended last week, the economic impact is likely to be felt in Maryland for months, dimming prospects for a robust holiday shopping season.
With Congress funding the government only through Jan. 15 — raising...
| 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?...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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....
| 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 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 25, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:09 AM
A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade at MD 32 (Savage Road) has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A disabled vehicle on Interstate...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:39 PM
When Main Street resident Bobbi McCeney found out the PNC Bank across the street from her Laurel home was robbed of more than $20,000 last week, she said she was not shocked.
"I'm thinking, this is getting to be a bit too common," said McCeney, who...