| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Monday was Patriots' Day in Massachusetts, but the celebration became a tragedy when two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically. The iconic race, which annually...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
After the bombs went off, the family meet-up area at the Boston Marathon fell eerily quiet. “The place was packed, and it just went silent,” said Caroline Bauer, a member of Howard County Striders, a local running club that had about 20 people...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I've been at the finish line of several marathons and know the crowding and congestion there. The bomb blast at the Boston Marathon was gruesome ("Marylanders caught up in chaotic scene," April 16).
What concerns me now, however, is that the...
| Jun 21, 2013
There is something about the start of a second presidential term that induces talk and speculation about the incumbent's eventual "legacy." Such notions are usually based on the president's accomplishments in the first term, plus expectations -- or...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A trust fund has been established for Towson preschool teacher Erika Brannock, who had part of her left leg amputated because of injuries suffered during the explosions Monday at the Boston Marathon.
Brannock, a 29-year-old Cockeysville resident who...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
In the months since the weather warmed up, a Kona Ice truck has been traveling to events in Baltimore County — car shows and ball games and the farmers' market in Towson, to name a few.
The brightly colored truck, owned by Joni and Claude Elmore,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The first chapter of Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock's recovery ended Tuesday when she hoisted herself from a wheelchair into the passenger seat of a silver Honda CR-V and her mother drove out of the Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:40 AM
When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race.
The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A report late Wednesday that a top-secret court authorized the National Security Agency to collect the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers should raise serious concerns about the scope of the Obama administration's domestic surveillance...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A recent squabble between Mount Vernon business owners and community leaders over the limits of a raucous annual gay pride block party has resulted in new limitations on the celebration this weekend.
Organizers have agreed to reduce the physical...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...