| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes.
At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21).
Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut.
But even as he made his business...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The FBI is investigating allegations of child sexual abuse by a former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center, a spokeswoman for the Army base said Friday.
Authorities did not identify the man.
Base spokeswoman Mary Doyle said the suspect left his...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:56 AM
James Hopkins has faced many obstacles in his life.
The most recent sequence included a boating accident in 1992 that resulted in a broken back and other lingering injuries.
The 45-year-old earned a certificate in computer-aided design from Anne...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Brian Cali, a 2001 graduate of St. Vincent Pallotti High School, is currently a cast member of the Broadway traveling production of the musical "Sister Act," which was on stage Oct. 29 to Nov. 10 at the Kennedy Center. He is the son of Denise and Al...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing two boys there in 2010 and 2011, federal authorities said.
Anthony Dennis Williams II allegedly communicated with the boys through social media and text messages,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Attend a classical recital with soprano Sharon Cheng, Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. at Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Known for her comic talent and high notes, Cheng recently starred in two sold-out performances of Lucia di Lammermoor for...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur brought her insurgent candidacy to Baltimore's east side Sunday, visiting an African-American church led by a close friend of her newly named running mate.
Mizeur, a two-term delegate from...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Fire crews rescued a person trapped in a burning Maryland City home early Saturday in a two-alarm fire on Old Line Avenue that displaced five adults.
Anne Arundel County fire fighters arriving around 2:45 a.m. Saturday found a fire in the rear of a house...